WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
The Sustainable Urban Mobility and Safety (SUMS) department investigates the impact of mobility on our society. Our work and expertise covers both the technical domain, e.g. how existing traffic models can be adapted to account for new transport modes, as well as the policy domain, e.g. what governments should expect as a result of the rise of automated vehicles on the road.
Throughout the year we welcome students to apply for an internship position, either to carry out their master thesis research or for a stand-alone internship assignment in collaboration with TNO experts. Due to the broad nature of our work domain we welcome a broad selection of research subjects, so feel free to propose your desired internship subject and we will assess how it can fit in our department. If you have no concrete assignment in mind, do get in touch as well! We often have internship assignments that can be tailored to match your interests.
Questions that have been treated in the past include:
WHAT DO WE REQUIRE OF YOU?
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT OF YOUR WORK SITUATION?
SUMS consists of more or less 40 researchers, consultants and software developers all with a passion for mobility and an interest in improving societal well-being.
Their diverse backgrounds and expertises create a multi-disciplinary atmosphere where you can learn and develop yourself in a broad range of directions.
Furthermore we offer you:
WHAT CAN TNO OFFER YOU?
You want to work on the precursor of your career, an internship provides you with the opportunity to take a good look at your prospective future employer. TNO also 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 internship, and be given the scope for you to exceed yourself and your expectations. We also provide suitable compensation for internships.
For our vacancies it is required that, before you can start the internship, the AIVD issues a security clearance after conducting a security screening. This process may take up to 8 weeks. If you have been abroad for more than 6 consecutive months in the past 5 years, or if you do not have the Dutch nationality, the process may take longer. In most of these cases you can start after 3-4 months.
HAS THIS VACANCY SPARKED YOUR INTEREST?
Then please feel free to apply on this vacancy! For further questions don’t hesitate to contact us.
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.
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