Discover TNO

Do you want to do ground-breaking work in multidisciplinary projects, seek out new knowledge? Do you want to help customers with innovative, practical and smart solutions? Are you ambitious and energetic, a thinker and a doer?

Flying start

As a starter at TNO you have many options. You can specialise or you can develop in a broader sense. You could become a consultant or top researcher. Or maybe you see yourself as an R&D engineer or leading a project. TNO offers you fantastic prospects in which you have a great deal of freedom and responsibility in shaping your career. From the moment you join us, your career development is in the spotlight, in part through the special Talent Development Programme or the traineeship. As a new colleague you get an extensive introduction and education programme so that you can feel quickly at home at TNO and get off to a flying start.

The next step in your career

From future vision to technological innovation, from societal trends to practical embedding, the translation of customer need to business opportunities, the development and maintenance of strategic partnerships. TNO gives you freedom and challenge within different societal themes. We are looking for professionals able to connect with customers and colleagues, to look for new markets and in pursuit of a career.

Your development

TNO is a innovation and knowledge organisation without parallel. This means that we also attach great value to your personal and professional development. From the moment you join us, your career development is in the spotlight and as a new colleague you get an extensive introduction programme. An important part of this is training in self-management so that you can steer your career path in a specific direction, such as applied technology, commerce, consultancy, project or line management or corporate support.


All new employees at TNO, national and international, take part in the onboarding program starting their first working day. To begin with, you will be connected with a mentor and you will have an informal lunch with the direction. In closing, after about 3 months, you will take part in a 2-day social network event  together with other employees during which you can experience TNO and her people across the board.

With this program we facilitate your onboarding at TNO and we enable you to start effectively and efficiently!

TNO as an employer

Michaël Declerq

  • human resources
  • recruitment
  • vacancy
  • career

TNO for the fifth time in succession preferred employer in technical branche

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