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Computer Science | Electrical Engineering Internship: Embedded Computer Virtualization with QEMU

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

Electrical engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


No experience (Student)



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering, Electrical engineering


Are you a Bachelor student in the field of Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering? Are you enthusiastic about Embedded Software and Linux? Then this graduation project could be interesting for you!

Background Information

The Software Infrastructure and Computer System Department (SICS) within ASML provides high quality software and hardware solutions to enable other ASML departments to create new products. Hardware virtualization of computers is a key factor to speed up product development and testing. This assignment focusses on setting up an environment to host virtualized versions of our embedded computers over the network.

Your Assignment

Your assignment is to study how Quick the EMUlator (QEMU) tool can be used to virtualize the embedded computers. This entails the following sub-goals:
• Understand our infrastructure: board hardware blocks, booting mechanism, OS level, and interaction with other hosts over network.
• Propose a design to connect the virtual hosts over network to Control Host and build a prototype.
• Help to introduce this new design to our testing facility.

Your Profile

• Bachelor student in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related.
• Enthusiastic with embedded software and Linux.
• Affinity with network technology.
• Some experience with C and python.
• Can work independently, curious and willing to learn.

This is a Bachelor graduation internship for 5 days a week with a duration of a minimum 3-5 months. The start date is as soon as possible.

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?