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Internship Research in Applied Materials (f/m/d)

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

The R&D team Semiconductor Packaging and Applied Materials at our Swiss Power Grids Research Center in Baden-Dättwil is looking for an intern student with expertise in materials and analytical methods to contribute to the development of novel insulation materials solutions for high-voltage power grid applications. The intern will interact with a dynamic and multidisciplinary team that will supervise and guide the project. If you have a strong technical background, motivation to develop innovative solutions, and you are goal-oriented, this is your opportunity to contribute to a more sustainable energy future. The duration of the internship is 6 to 12 months.

Your responsibilities

  • Contribute to current research projects and extend your knowledge focusing on innovative insulating materials for high voltage applications
  • Preparation and characterization of materials (metals, polymers, ceramics, composites)
  • Study the relationship between process parameters, microstructure and material characteristics
  • Evaluate and document findings and present test results to the team

Your background

  • Currently pursuing a M.Sc. degree in Materials Science, Chemistry or similar discipline
  • Experience in laboratory work and know-how in experimental methods using a wide range of advanced materials characterization techniques
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated mindset and ability to work independently
  • Highly conscientious individual with keen sense of responsibility
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and good communication and technical writing skills
  • Motivated and eager to learn more and become part of a multidisciplinary research team focused on innovation

More about us

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centres. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. Interested in joining our team? If so, we look forward to receiving your full application (motivation letter, CV, references) only via our online careers tool. Hitachi ABB Power Grids Switzerland Richard Adu Talent Acquisition

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Location Baden-Dättwil, Aargau, Switzerland
Job type Full-Time
Contract Traineeship

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