30+ days ago - req28857

Computer Science Internship: Interface design using C++20 modules

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


No experience (Student)



Job Category

Computer science & software engineering


Are you a final year's Bachelor or a first year’s Master student in Software Engineering? Are you familiar with C++ and are interested in software architecture and interface design? Then this internship could be interesting for you!

Background Information

The Software Infrastructure and Computer System (SICS) Department within in ASML provides the platform upon which multiple TWINSCAN products – involving millions lines of code – are developed. Modularity of the software and associated interface design are essential for both maintainability and the successful rollout of new features.

Your Assignment

You will do an investigation on how the use of C++20 modules could be introduced in the ASML software.
• Understand the current ASML software architecture and decomposition.
• Understand the C++20 modules and associated compiled module interfaces (CMI).
• Make some prototypes and proofs of concept introducing C++20 modules in ASML.
• Evaluate the degree of improvements regarding modularity and build performance that can be expected.

Your Profile

• You are a Bachelor graduation or a first year's Master student in Software Engineering or Computer Science.
• You have an affinity with C++.
• You are familiar with Git and, as a plus, working in Linux.
• You can work independently and you have good communication skills.
• You are curious and open-minded, willing to learn from your colleagues.

This is a Bachelor graduation or a Master apprentice internship for 5 days a week with a duration of 4 to 6 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.

This position requires access to U.S. controlled technology, as defined in the United States Export Administration Regulations. Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such U.S. controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require ASML to proceed with applicants who are immediately eligible to access U.S. controlled technology.

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?