Internship | Graduating at data ecosystems department
Education typeuniversity (wo)
TypeInternship and graduation project
Hours a weekFulltime – 40
At TNO we work with European partners towards enabling state-of-the-art technologies using the vast amounts of data being generated in the current age. We are seeing that in practice there is valuable data being locked away in organizations due to a difficulty in sharing this data, or an unwillingness to be exposed to security and privacy risks. Our projects aim to remove these risks and enable easy sharing of data between different organizations, creating a connected ecosystem in which advanced AI, federated learning and network resilience solutions can flourish. Do you want to aid in the development of secure, scalable and sovereign data exchange? Or research interoperability between organizations on both a technical, semantic and organizational level? Then we are looking for you!
What will be your role?
You’ll be doing this with TNO colleagues from the relatively new data ecosystems department. Within this department we are working towards the next generation of data interoperability and apply our knowledge regarding technical, semantic and organizational interoperability towards developing data ecosystems and the tooling required to aid in setting up these ecosystems. We apply this knowledge in a variety of domains such as manufacturing, logistics and the Dutch AI Coalition. The outcomes of your project will be used in practical applications and may be deployed on a European scale.
This opening is a general opening for internships and graduation projects between 5 and 9 months. The specifics regarding your project will depend on what projects we have available at the time of applying and your interests. TNO has offices all over the Netherlands and a suitable location can always be found.
In general, some of the topics we are working on as a department are:
Technical interoperability between organizations, we are working on tools to connects organizations with each other such that no 3th party gains access to the data sent. For example IDS is such a technology.
Semantic interoperability, with large numbers of unique organizations sharing data with each other it is difficult to agree on a common language between these organizations. We work both on developing such common languages, as we did for purchase-to-pay information with SCSN. As well as researching how different languages can coexist and can automatically be mapped onto each other.
Organizational interoperability, are there organizations which can collaborate in new, novel ways, thanks to technical innovations? How could this collaboration be shaped? What has to be developed for this to be possible? These types of collaborations between organizations can for example be found in the digital factory.
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
- Working towards a masters degree, or graduating from a bachelor’s degree
- Degree in IT or related domain (e.g. Artificial intelligence, computer science, business information systems, business informatics)
- Willingness to learn
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: Sjoerd Rongen
Phone number: +31 (0)6 150 57546