Internship Engineering

July 7, 2022

We are working on a challenging and incredibly exciting vision: Bringing reliable sustainable pure water to a thirsty world!

Engineering work is crucial to our achieving this vision.

At the moment we are working towards further optimising the energy production loop of our thermal desalination plant. We are looking for an Engineering Intern to join our team at Desolenator, to model the energy production loop in Matlab/Simulink, using existing Simulink and Python models.

This role provides practical modelling experience for students following an engineering degree at University level and will be fixed to a period of 3-6 months. You will be based at our lab in Maastricht, to gain first hand working experience in an R&D lab.

What you can achieve

Be a crucial part of bringing reliable and sustainable pure water to people who most need it

Collaborate with an enthusiastic and mission driven team of engineers in an inventive and resourceful start-up environment

Gain experience and expertise in real life modeling.

Your responsibilities

Model the energy production loop in Matlab/Simulink, using existing Simulink and Python models.

Model energy production scenarios as advised by the team.

Integrate these scenarios into existing thermal desalination model and optimse the whole.

Coordinate with the lab manager in many day-to-day activities.

What we are looking for

Student in the following courses: MS or BS in various Engineering specialties, such as chemical, process engineering, mechanical or electrical engineering

Someone with good modelling skills in Matlab/Simulink, and is able to work with the existing Simulink and Python models, and have a good understanding of thermodynamics.

A team player who enjoys company and working within a fun and energetic free-thinking team

What you can expect from us:

We are a small team working on an innovation that we believe will bring water to a thirsty world and change the outlook for those most in need. As part of this exciting project, we promise that you will get to:

- Enjoy a mission-driven and enthusiastic work culture with lots of freedom in the way you organize your work.

- Combine state-of-the art engineering with the potential to change the world.

- The opportunity to learn from and interact with our talented team.

- Work in the beautiful, historical and multi-cultural city of Maastricht.

Internship Engineering
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