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Premium Placements @ Damen

Damen is an international company with yards on five continents around the world. Being an global company gives us the opportunity to offer you an experience abroad working on a challenging project and getting to know a new culture in a different environment. We have set up a special selection process to find the best candidates suitable to do so for us!

Interns at Damen

Selection process

Soon the applications will open for the Premium Placements commencing in June until September 2018. You can apply for a Premium Placement in April 2018. If your profile fits our requirements we will invite you for a first interview with our Internship Coordinator. During this interview she will tell you all there is to know about the opportunities we have at our international yards. This pre-screening process is followed by an online assessment, and the final step of the selection is carried out by an expert panel. You need to convince them why YOU should be selected for a Premium Placement.

International yards

Currently Damen Shipyards Galati (Romania), Damen Shipyards Song Cam (Vietnam), Damen Shipyards Sharjah (UAE) and Damen Engineering Gdańsk (Poland) welcome international students for an internship abroad.

Feel free to inform us if you have a preference for a particular yard, but in the end the expert panel decides which student will be placed at which yard.


If you have any questions about the Damen Premium Placements, feel free to contact Lisa Weggemans, Internship Coordinator at the Damen Shipyards Group. She will be happy to help you!

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Internship Coordinator

Lisa Weggemans

+31 183 65 4935

"A beautiful city, friendly people and great work. I have learned a lot and had the chance to develop myself in many different ways. To summarize: a once in a lifetime experience!"

Janick Rozema, Marine Technology student Rotterdam Mainport University

Premium Placement - Damen Engineering Gdansk, Poland

"An interesting yard, helpful people and a great product! I learned and asked a lot and I had a lot of new experiences. To summarize: a great success!"

Kees van Ekeren (Mechanical Engineering student TU Delft)

Premium Placement – Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania

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