Engineering Leadership Program

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In Intel's Engineering Leadership Program (ELP), you, along with a team of Intel engineers and executives, will design solutions to some of the toughest computing problems of today and tomorrow. This program is geared for talented engineers and scientists in software, hardware, manufacturing, and development.

ELP participants work collaboratively to solve high-profile engineering problems, selected by our CEO and Executive Office. We offer a unique opportunity to directly contribute to challenging and highly impactful projects. As a member of the ELP, you have exposure to our Executives and Fellows, offering an opportunity to rapidly advance in your career, while tackling some of Intel's most important technical problems. You will be a member of a diverse team of the strongest technical talent in the world, all while expanding your own skill set and professional network.

ELP is a 24 month program. During that time, you will work on a small team within the ELP cohort. At the end of the 24 month period, participants in ELP will leave the program and assume permanent roles within the sponsoring executive's organization. ELP alumni become part of the expansive ELP alumni network that offers guidance and support, post program.

The Engineering Leadership Program: What are you looking for?

Join the Engineering Leadership program for an opportunity to work on challenging problems in different business groups at Intel.

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How to apply

We will be recruiting and hiring for the Engineering Leadership Program between September and December each calendar year. If you're interested, please take the following steps:

  • Visit
  • Upload your resume (if it's not already in the system) and ensure your contact and profile information is current. (In your resume objective, please indicate your interest in ELP.)
  • Search for "ELP" on the jobs search page at to find the relevant requisition. Apply directly to the requisition.
  • If you meet Intel's minimum education and/or experience qualifications, we will contact you via email.

Experience and education requirements will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the job, however we are seeking outstanding technical problem solvers who are excited to lead. We are specifically looking for candidates with a PhD in engineering or science, or candidates who have a research-intensive master's degree with an exceptional academic record.

All candidates must have the unrestricted and permanent right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

As a global company, Intel offers members of our ELP an opportunity to make an impact at our primary sites in the United States - Hillsboro, OR; Santa Clara, CA; Chandler, AZ; Austin, TX; and Folsom, CA.