Internship | Aerodynamics of (very) large wind turbines
Education typeuniversity (wo)
TypeInternship and graduation project
Hours a weekFulltime – 40
The assignment focusses on the improved aerodynamic design of very large wind turbines. Think of rotor diameters of 240 meter or even more, which makes them the largest rotating machines in the world! One revolution of such gigantic machine delivers more electricity than the daily demand of an average household!
What will be your role?
Your work will be carried out in our Wind Energy department. This department houses approximately 60 experts with an in-depth knowledge on wind energy technology.
Due to the Corona situation you will most likely work from home, remotely supervised by 2 to 3 Wind Energy Experts. When the Corona situation improves you may work from our offices in Petten and/or Delft.
How do you want to contribute to tomorrow's world? How big can your impact be? Come and work at TNO and envision it.
What we expect from you
- Enthusiasm for research and technology development;
- Interest in wind energy;
- Technical knowledge of wind turbines and aerodynamics;
- Independent working attitude;
- Knowledge of Fortran and Matlab or willingness to learn these languages;
- Good knowledge of the English language;
- Available to work at least 32 hours for a period of 6 to 9 months.
What you’ll get in return
TNO as an employer
The selection process
After the first CV selection, the application process will be conducted by the concerning department. TNO will provide a suitable internship agreement. If you have any questions about this vacancy, you can contact the contact person mentioned below.
Due to Covid-19 and the consequent uncertainties and restrictions, students who are not residing in the Netherlands may currently not be able to start an internship or graduation project at TNO.
Has this job opening sparked your interest?
Then we’d like to hear from you! Please contact us for more information about the job or the selection process. To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter using the ‘apply now’ button.
Contact: Gerard Schepers
Phone number: +31 (0)88-86 62769