Intern Grenswaarden Waterkwaliteit Glastuinbouw Project

Are you an inquisitive and enthusiastic student with an affinity for agriculture and Artificial Intelligence? And are you looking for an instructive internship 4-6 months from November 2023 at a professional organization working on sustainable development? Then read on!

About the internship

You will delve into the world of data analysis and AI modeling, with a specific focus on optimizing the well-being of agricultural crops such as tomatoes and orchids. We are committed to offering you a hands-on learning experience, allowing you to acquire practical skills in data handling and analysis using cutting-edge AI tools. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to our Water Mining project, which focuses on the recovery of valuable resources from water effluents. This exciting project complements our research efforts and provides a well-rounded learning experience. Moreover, our internship program encompasses comprehensive mentorship from our experienced lead researcher, ensuring you receive the support necessary to thrive in this engaging and educational environment.

What do we ask of you?

We are currently seeking an intern who is enrolled in a BSc or MSc program in fields such as agriculture technology, water technology, environmental studies, or closely related areas. Whether you bring prior experience in data analysis and AI modeling or are eager to embark on this journey of discovery, a genuine interest in working with data is indispensable. Rest assured, as part of our internship program, we will provide you with valuable opportunities to learn and develop your skills in data analysis, utilizing state-of-the-art AI tools. Additionally, you will benefit from comprehensive mentorship provided by the lead researcher overseeing the project. We encourage a strong desire to learn, adapt, and acquire new skills, as our internship program offers invaluable educational experiences.

What do we offer you?

  • An instructive internship starting November 2023 (starting date in consultation) for 4-6 months for 32 – 40 hours a week.
  • The opportunity to work on your internship assignments.
  • A good balance between guidance and working independently.
  • A hybrid form of work, in which you can work both at home and in the office (Nieuwegein).
  • An internship allowance (€350 for fulltime internship) and laptop during your internship.

About KWR

KWR is a research institute with an international reputation in the field of water quality, water technology, water systems, sustainability and transitions. ‘Bridging science to practice’ is our mission. At our almost entirely sustainable building with specialized research laboratories, our workforce of approximately 200 people in two research groups engages on innovative projects located in the Netherlands and, increasingly, elsewhere inside and outside Europe. Our shareholders are the ten Dutch water companies and the Belgian water company De Watergroep.

Our researchers work at the interface of science, business and society. Their strength lies in their translation of scientific knowledge into applicable, practical solutions for clients in the Dutch and international water sector. To support our research, KWR has specialized laboratories and a testing hall, and we also build our own test arrays. In addition, company-specific software is developed for use on projects.

About our team

You’ll be part of our Water Infrastructure team (WIS) at KWR, a dynamic and forward-thinking group of experts driving advancements in water technology. Our diverse team of talented professionals leads pioneering research to optimize water quality and sustainability, while also harnessing water’s intrinsic value in our evolving society. With innovation at our core and extensive experience, the WIS team is instrumental in shaping a more sustainable and water-conscious future.

Are you interested in a broad and challenging internship within a dynamic organization?

Send your motivation letter and CV to . Mentioning vacancy number: 231123.

For more detailed information about this internship, please contact Mohamad Zeidan, researcher Water Infratructure: .

For information about the internship procedure, you can contact Manouk Odijk (Human Resources Consultant) on +31 (0)30-6069559 or by email: .