innovation for life
TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way.
Do you want to do ground-breaking work in multidisciplinary projects, seek out new knowledge? Do you want to help customers with innovative, practical and smart solutions? Are you ambitious and energetic, a thinker and a doer?
From day one, your work at TNO involves active participation in projects and you can directly apply your knowledge to societally relevant themes. You will work together with other experts within and outside TNO and with clients.
Manage your own career
TNO gives you plenty of freedom to manage your own career. This ranges from choosing your own projects to determining the direction in which you want to develop. You have the freedom of taking part in projects at other departments, too. Furthermore the projects involve plenty of variety so creativity and fast adaptability of new technologies are required.
As a recent graduate at TNO you have many options. You can specialize or develop in a broader sense. You could become top researcher or principal consultant. Maybe you see yourself as an R&D engineer or project manager. TNO offers fantastic prospects in which you have a great deal of freedom and responsibility in shaping your career. From the moment you join us, your development is in the spotlight.
Check out our website to see what you can do with your study background.
Michiel van den Baar started his traineeship in a sustainable chemistry department. He is convinced that TNO can really make a difference in this area.
Bob Dirks always wanted to be an astronaut. As a systems engineer in optical and space technology at TNO, he has come surprisingly close to achieving his childhood dream.
Innovator Thymen Wabeke has found that, at TNO, every project is different. Plenty of opportunities to find out what you are good at, and to identify areas for further personal development.