Interviewing

You should dress to impress for interviews, which for most roles and candidates includes professional business attire. We recommend wearing closed toe shoes should you be invited for a facility tour.
It depends on the position for which you have applied. For certain positions, a tour of the facility may be appropriate, but that decision is made by the hiring manager.
(Racine Production)You can expect to get a call for production opportunities in Racine within one to three weeks. That average may vary depending on business need.

(All Other Roles) The timeline for getting called for an interview varies per position and dependent on where your application status is in the hiring process.

Applications

Yes, you should submit a new application for any position that you are interested in and qualified for.
If you forget your password, simply click the “reset password” button to recover your password. Please do not create another profile if you have misplaced your password.
Your application will remain active until we fill the position. After that, your resume will be stored indefinitely.
No. Applications are only accepted online through our careers website.

If you do require assistance or a reasonable accommodation in completing an application, please contact our human resources department. They will be happy to assist you. You may also contact us at careers@cree.com.

Absolutely. Our team believes that it's your right to be aware of where you stand in the hiring process. You will hear back from our team whether or not you are selected for a position.

Your current application status will be displayed in the profile page you establish.

International Applications

Yes. We have international opportunities posted on our careers website and candidates from outside the United States can apply as well.

Yes. We will sponsor visas on a per-job basis (Certain conditions apply)

Miscellaneous

Cree directs our employee efforts and financial support to events and organizations that directly promote the increased adoption of energy-efficient LED lighting and energy-efficient technologies. You can view the groups we support here: http://www.cree.com/about/community-engagement

As a technology manufacturer, many of our employees work in a cleanroom environment. Otherwise it's a casual dress environment. Our company culture focus is not on what you wear to work, but how you perform in your job function.

There are certain groups of employees that have formed informal interest groups. At this time there is no formal organization of groups or company-wide program.
Cree has full time openings and occasionally will have a part-time role open up.
We have a new formal internship program that is scheduled to start in the summer of 2017.
We do hire new graduates at all educational levels (Associate, Bachelor, Masters, and PhD). Most of our new graduate hiring occurs on the technical side (i.e., engineering type roles). We occasionally have corporate opportunities which are appropriate for new graduates as well.
Yes, for some positions. Whether relocation assistance is provided, and if so, the amount, is determined based on the job.