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

Internship | Cleaning in place for pervaporation

Want to make your mark on our time? Become a [XX] at TNO in [XX]!

About this position

This project will tackle the challenges coming from waste streams, water footprints and industrial emissions reduction, as well as increased energy efficiency through membrane separation and achieve the sustainability targets the chemical industry and society is looking for! Fouling and degradation of membranes reduces the productivity of membranes and increases the maintenance costs. The project focuses on the development of cleaning-in-place technology to detect and prevent fouling tendencies in pervaporation.

What will be your role?

  • Extensive literature review on cleaning in place for pervaporation technologies;
  • Develop a predictive tool for cleaning in place (TNO);
  • Develop a degradation/fouling model for the membrane.

What we expect from you

  • Background in chemical engineering, chemistry or other relevant field;
  • Knowledge of aspen simulation tools for flow sheeting;
  • Some coding background (Aspen custom modeler, matlab, python or else);
  • Positive attitude.

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.

Students must reside in the Netherlands before the start and also throughout the 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.