career development

STEM²: Connecting Grade Schools with Industry

STEM²: Connecting Grade Schools with Industry

The culmination of a comprehensive STEM program providing high-value education and networking resources for grade school educators came to completion this month with the STEM² Summit: “Nurturing students’ curiosity and inspiring innovation.” The event was a capstone to a five-part, professional development series of workshops held over the past several months for educators from the North Shore of Massachusetts.
Developing Grade-School STEM Educators

Developing Grade-School STEM Educators

Applied Materials employees in Gloucester, MA hosted several dozen grade school science teachers for two days of in-depth presentations on semiconductor manufacturing as well as tours of our research and development facility, in an effort to provide a glimpse into possible STEM career opportunities in their own backyard.
Applied Materials Recognized for Diversity Leadership, Philanthropy

Applied Materials Recognized for Diversity Leadership, Philanthropy

Applied Materials was featured in two recent issues of Profiles in Diversity Journal for its executive diversity leadership and corporate philanthropy.  In this month's 10th annual Women Worth Watching special issue, Applied's Dana Tribula is recognized among this year's top female executive award winners for her creative and technical leadership and initiative and achievements across her career.  Applied was also honored for its commitment to advancing women in leadership.
Human Resources and the Ultimate Competitive Advantage

Human Resources and the Ultimate Competitive Advantage

In this month's issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal magazine, Mary Humiston, Group Vice President, Global Human Resources (HR), is profiled as one of the publication's annual "Women Worth Watching" in the coming year for her critical role in an organizational transformation that requires Applied Materials to attract, retain and inspire the best possible talent around the world. By driving key initiatives including manager excellence, leadership development, and employee engagement, Mary and her team are re-inventing the way Applied Materials enables its workforce, while reinforcing HR’s role as a critical business partner to the company’s continued success.