What will be your role?
We are developing several configurations for the CHARLIE concept and with experimental work we would like to investigate several knowledge gaps related to the concept. This means that a future student would run a a range of different experiments testing out different conditions and analysis methods. You will be using glassware in some experiments and high pressure autoclaves in others. You will analyse your results by titration, HPLC, FTIR or other methods. Your work will contribute to the development of the CHARLIE concept and following scale-up in the Negative Emission Technology Lab.
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
You will be running a lot of experiments in the lab using different setups and analysis methods, so we ask for lab experience in setting up experiments, executing them in careful and exact manner and analyzing results. By interacting with the lab team around you should be able to progress your work in the most optimal manner.
Preferably you are organized in the lab and focused on careful and safe execution of experiments.
What you’ll get in return
You want to work on the precursor of your career; a work placement gives you an opportunity to take a good look at your prospective future employer. TNO goes a step further. It’s not just looking that interests us; you and your knowledge are essential to our innovation. That’s why we attach a great deal of value to your personal and professional development. You will, of course, be properly supervised during your work placement and be given the scope for you to get the best out of yourself. Naturally, we provide suitable work placement compensation.
TNO as an employer
TNO is an independent research organisation whose expertise and research make an important contribution to the competitiveness of companies and organisations, to the economy and to the quality of society as a whole. Innovation with purpose is what TNO stands for. With 3000 people we develop knowledge not for its own sake but for practical application. To create new products that make life more pleasant and valuable and help companies innovate. To find creative answers to the questions posed by society. We work for a variety of customers: governments, companies, service providers and non-governmental organisations. Working together on new knowledge, better products and clear recommendations for policy and processes. In everything we do, impact is the key. Our product and process innovations and recommendations are only worth something if our customers can use them to boost their competitiveness.
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: Maartje Feenstra
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