Type dienstverband:
Internship and graduation project
Uren per week:
Fulltime – 40

Internship | Software Development

About this position

Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the Software Development Internship at TNO's Energy & Material Transition unit within the Geomechanical Laboratory of the Applied Geosciences department. The Geomechanical lab plays a crucial role in the energy transition's safety, measuring mechanical properties and studying the integrity of geological resource reservoirs. The candidate's focus will be on improving data acquisition and processing from various apparatuses in the geomechanical lab. This internship offers a unique opportunity for students passionate about data processing and coding to contribute to our scientific research endeavors.

What will be your role?

As a Software Development Intern, your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Code Refinement: Diligently refine and enhance our existing data processing codebase to ensure utmost data accuracy and reliability.
  • User-Friendly Interface: Develop an intuitive, user-friendly interface to facilitate seamless access and utilization of our data processing tools by visiting scientists.
  • Third-Party Equipment Integration: Collaborate on integrating third-party laboratory equipment with our existing commercial data acquisition system, expanding our data collection capabilities.

What we expect from you

To be considered for this internship, prospective candidates are expected to meet the following qualifications:

  • Educational Background: Master’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Sciences (software development). Backgrounds in Data Sciences and Electrical Engineering will also be considered. Candidates seeking internships for diploma completion are also encouraged to apply.
  • Programming Proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency in the Python programming language.
  • Analytical Aptitude: Strong analytical skills and an unwavering attention to detail.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Proficiency in English writing and speaking is required.

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

At TNO, we innovate for a healthier, safer and more sustainable life. And for a strong economy. Since 1932, we have been making knowledge and technology available for the common good. We find each other in wonder and ingenuity. We are driven to push boundaries. There is all the space and support for your talent and ambition. You work with people who will challenge you: who inspire you and want to learn from you. Our state-of-the-art facilities are there to realize your vision. What you do at TNO matters: impact makes the difference. Because with every innovation you contribute to tomorrow’s world. Read more about TNO as an employer.

At TNO we encourage an inclusive work environment, where you can be yourself. Whatever your story and whatever unique qualities you bring to the table. It is by combining our unique strengths and perspectives that we are able to develop innovations that make a real difference in society. Want to know more? Read what steps we are taking in the area of diversity and inclusion.

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.

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.