Intern IT

Are you an inquisitive and enthusiastic student with an affinity for IT and security? Are you innovative, do you want to change organizations and do you like to try things out? And are you looking for an instructive internship within a professional organization that makes a difference within the water sector? Then read on!

About the internship

Within the IT team we are looking for an intern who wants to work on improvement and implementations of our policies to better meet legislation, agreements and compliance. This includes an important part of our quality system, especially privacy, (cyber)security, iso and audits. In this there is a lot of room for innovations and embedding with digital resources. During your internship, you will receive thorough coaching from the CIO.

What do we ask of you?

That you are studying at BSc or MSc level in the direction of IT, technical business administration or (business) law. In addition, you like to see opportunities in this area and work with them and you have an opinion.

What do we offer you?

  • An instructive internship for 4-6 months for 32 – 40 hours per week (starting date to be discussed).
  • Ample room for your own ideas and initiatives.
  • The opportunity to work on your internship assignments.
  • A good balance between supervision and independent work.
  • A hybrid work format, where you work both at home and at the office
  • An internship allowance 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 the translation of scientific knowledge into applicable practical solutions for end users in the Dutch and international water sector.

Interested in a broad and challenging internship within a dynamic organization?

Send your cover letter and CV to

For more information about this internship, please contact René ter Haar (CIO) at 030-6069564 or by e-mail:

For information about the internship procedure, please contact Eduard Post (Human Resources Consultant) at 030-6069633 or by e-mail: