10 days ago - req24200

Physics | Chemistry | Material Science Internship: Nitrocarburizing of austenic steels

Chemistry & materials science


In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


No experience (Student)



Job Category

Chemistry & materials science, Physics


Are you a Bachelor or Master in Physics, Chemistry or Material Science? Are you an innovative thinker who is interested in getting scientific insights? Then this internship could be interesting for you!

Job Mission

This assignment will be addressed in the Construction materials corrosion & bonding department in collaboration with other groups too.

Job Description

During this internship, you will investigate the suitability of nitrocarburizing treatment to few selected steels. Of interest here are surface and subsurface properties evaluation such as corrosion resistance or hardness. Side effects of the treatment such as distortion should be also considered.The results will help in determining if the treatment has net advantages over applying metallic coatings.

Through this internship you will be involved with the followings:

  • Literature study regarding performance of similar materials
  • Plan the parametric study together with the supervisor.
  • Conduct systematic measurements and estimate specific errors.
  • Analyze data and verify the existent models according to literature.
  • Write internal report


  • You are a Bachelor or Master in Physics, Chemistry or Material Science.
  • You are organized and enthusiastic
  • You are an innovative thinker
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You are capable to program in Matlab or similar system.

This is a bachelor apprentice or master apprentice/ graduation internship for 5 days a week with a duration of a minimum 6 months.

Please note that we can only consider students who are enrolled at a school for the entire duration of the internship.

Other information

What ASML offers
Your internship will be in one of the leading Dutch corporations, gaining valuable experience in a highly dynamic environment. You will receive a monthly internship allowance based on your educational level and number of days per week, plus a possible housing or travel allowance. More information on the allowances can be found on our website. In addition you will get expert, practical guidance and the chance to work in and experience a dynamic, innovative team environment.

ASML: Be part of progress
We make machines that make chips – the hearts of the devices that keep us informed, entertained and safe; that improve our quality of life and help to tackle the world’s toughest problems.

We build some of the most amazing machines that you will ever see, and the applications to run them. Never satisfied, we measure our performance in units that begin with pico or nano.

We believe we can always do better. We believe the winning idea can come from anyone. We love what we do – not because it’s easy, but because it’s hard. At ASML we are always pushing technology further.

Students: Getting ready for the real-world
Teamwork is key within ASML. Our R&D team is more than 5,500 people strong and worldwide we form one big team with over 25,000 employees. These colleagues have 123 different nationalities and work at our major sites on three continents.

Dozens of diverse, interdisciplinary teams work in parallel to meet a challenging development schedule. In this inspiring environment, your colleagues may be sitting next door, or they could be thousands of kilometers away in a different country, or even working for a different company.

An internship at ASML is your opportunity to get to know this world and get a feel for that excites you most. Use your education, gain real-life working experience and explore the world of high-tech – all at the same time.

How will you be part of progress?