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

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

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

Your responsibilities

  • Contribute to current research projects and extend your knowledge focusing on innovative insulation for high voltage applications
  • Prepare and characterize materials (polymers, composites, ceramics, gases)
  • Study the relationship between process parameters, microstructure and material characteristics 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 (any other language is a benefit) 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 Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 38,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD. 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 Energy Switzerland Ltd. Peter Pankaczi Talent Acquisition

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Location Baden-Dättwil, Aargau, Switzerland
Job type Full-Time
Type of role Internship
Contract Traineeship

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