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Internship assignment: Foreign ship model research

  • TypeInternship
  • DegreeBachelor
  • LocationSliedrecht, NL
  • PostedMarch 9, 2016
  • Start date-
  • Deadline-

Are you looking for a challenging internship in the field of Global Production? Please respond quickly!

Your job

Building abroad can take place in different ways, ranging from having certain aspects outsourced to entire ships being built under the company's own management. In your research, you will work out a cost/price model encompassing the different building options. You will use this to show how these options compare financially. The second part of the research will involve taking detailed notes of the different building methods available on the market. This will highlight who the key parties are, what the experiences have been and what the consequences are for the building process. This is a third-year research internship and is not suitable for a graduation internship.

Your profile

To be eligible for this internship, you must have the following:

be in the third year of a higher professional (HBO) degree programme in Mechanical Engineering or Marine Architecture, be available for at least 32 hours per week for a period of approximately six months, an affinity for, and interest in, marine engineering, good communication skills in Dutch and English, both written and spoken, an independent, enterprising, assertive and meticulous nature.

Our offer

Royal IHC offer you project in a successful and dynamic company with a reputation for being a worldwide leader in technological innovation. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, travel allowance, profit share, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year.

Our organisation

As a student, you will work at IHC Global Production. focuses its activities on Global Production and Special Dredging Equipment and provides global services that encompass the development, design and delivery of Special Dredging Equipment and international supply chain and project management of IHC dredging and offshore vessels with partner shipyards across the globe. IHC Global Production manages the production, commissioning and turnkey delivery of innovative dredging and offshore vessels - in close cooperation with other IHC business units - at partner and joint venture shipyards across the globe to meet customer demand for locally built products. Based on the basic design, specification and delivery of the man equipment and systems by IHC's business units in The Netherlands.

IHC Global Production is part of Royal IHC (IHC), the global market leader in the construction of specialized ships for wet mining and dredging activities, and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore ships. However, we do not stop there. For every ship, we also develop advanced equipment that is integrated seamlessly. In addition, we offer life-cycle support to our customers, which is available worldwide and for the lifetime of our products. If you look at our customer base, you will find prominent dredging companies, oil and gas conglomerates, offshore contractors and national governments. With offices worldwide, IHC has an international orientation. Today we have 3,000 colleagues working in various locations across The Netherlands and overseas. For more information about IHC please check:


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