Passionate about shipbuilding?

Are you looking for an internship within a dynamic and international company? A role in which you are given responsibility and the chance to discover the wonderful world of shipbuilding?

Our departments regularly offer challenging projects that you can undertake with a great deal of independence. We give you both the space and the trust to experience what working at Damen entails. In this manner we help put you in prime position for work after your studies. Scroll down to read about our open internship and graduation assignments. Don’t see anything for you? Don’t worry; send an open application with your cv and motivation letter and our campus recruiter will check whether there is a suitable assignment for you within the organisation.

Four steps to your new career

  • Apply

    Upload your cv and motivation letter. Thank you for your interest in Damen Shipyards. We will be happy to consider your application.

  • First interview

    The first meeting takes place with the Internship Coordinator. This involves an initial screening, assessing your fit with the company, your expectations and seeing where interests lie.

  • Second interview

    The second interview will take place with someone from the department in which you would undertake your internship. This involves checking whether there is a connection between the department, student and the assignment.

  • Welcome to Damen!

    You will receive the internship contract and start your new adventure at Damen Shipyards!

Subject areas

We are open to work with bachelor and master students. Additionally, we frequently have internship opportunities for students with a practical background.

We offer internships within a diverse range of specialists including engineering, finance, IT & IM, HR, supply chain, sales, logistics, marketing, communications, data analytics and more. To undertake internships and graduation projects in these areas, we regularly host students of the following disciplines:

  • Maritime technology

  • Mechanical engineering

  • Electrical engineering

  • Industrial technology

  • IT and information technology

In addition to these programmes, we also regularly host students from other specialities. If you don’t see an opportunity that matches your studies and skills highlighted on our site currently, get in touch with us. We’ll be pleased to hear from you and happy to explore opportunities to work together.


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