"In the UK, II-VI has 310,000 ft2 of advanced manufacturing and development facilities in a state-of-the-art Fab located in Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham."

II-VI

Our Scholarships

Placement location Type of Placements Offered Restrictions/Notes
Newton Aycliffe

Summer placements only

2021/22 Scholarships

We are not offering any new scholarships this year

Who we are and what we do

II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic components, is a vertically integrated manufacturing company that develops innovative products for diversified applications in the industrial, optical communications, military, life sciences, semiconductor equipment, and consumer markets.

Headquartered in Pennsylvania, II-VI has research and development, manufacturing, sales, service and distribution facilities worldwide. The company produces a wide variety of application-specific photonic and electronic materials and components, and deploys them in various forms, including integrated with advanced software.

In the UK, II-VI has advanced manufacturing and development facilities in a state-of-the-art Fab located in Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham, with 310,000 ft2 of space housing a 100,000 ft2 Manufacturing area, 50,000 ft2 of this being Class 100 Cleanroom.

What you could be doing during your work placement

During your placement you will work alongside various engineering teams who are responsible for the exciting new challenges of developing our existing and new technologies, which enable us to grow our diverse portfolio of semiconductor and laser technologies.

Find out more about II-VI with their 2019 Fact Sheet.