Information Systems Internship: Develop a competence framework

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Veldhoven, Netherlands

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Job ID: J-00270895-435


Are you a master student with educational background in information systems, industrial engineering and business process modelling? Do you have an affinity with learning and knowledge management? Then, this internship could be interesting for you!

Background information

This assignment is of interest to the Customer Support(CS) organization within ASML. The main goal of CS is to maintain, upgrade and troubleshoot ASML lithography systems in customer fabs. In order to do this, ASML has +/- 52 field offices worldwide and employs more than 4000 field service engineers (FSEs). Due to their rapid growth, every year ASML has to educate many new engineers. This means that good knowledge management is crucial for ASML.

Your assignment

Your assignment is to help us develop a (or part of) conceptual framework for understanding engineer competences in the area of customer field support. The Customer Support organization needs guidance in terms of identifying knowledge, skills, abilities and behavior crucial for an effective execution of service actions on ASML machines at customer sites. This could apply to a role, team, department or site.
For this assignment, we are specifically interested in finding out what available reference models from current research or practice are applicable and how can we tailor them to suit a local organization’s need. What can be learned from other engineering as well as non-engineering domain when it comes to measurements and creating clarity in terms of expectations for each role? What are the elements needed for such a framework? How can we apply the model to one of ASML’s needs?

Your profile

To be the perfect match for this internship you:

  • Are a master student looking to do your graduation project;
  • You have a background in business information systems, business process modelling or industrial engineering
  • You have affinity with with learning and knowledge management;
  • You are available for minimum 4days per week and for a duration of a minimum 5 months. The starting date is as soon as possible.

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

Diversity and inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

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 and/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?


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