Computer Science Internship (non-thesis): Scanning Test Suite for Wafer Positioning

Research & development

Computer science & software engineering

Other technical job categories

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development

Work Experience

No experience (Student)

Job Category

Computer science & software engineering, Other technical job categories

Job ID: J-00271285-591


Do you have a background in computer science or a related field? Are you eager to learn more about ASML and the Wafer Positioning Software Team? Then this internship could be interesting for you!

Background information

ASML is the market leader in developing photolithography systems for the semiconductor industry. A sub-function inside this sophisticated system is called “Wafer Positioning group”, this group ensures the delivery of integrated embedded software solutions.

Your assignment

Scanning is an important functionality provided by Wafer Positioning. A scan is a move that follows a precisely defined trajectory at a constant speed. Hence it is important that the scan is performed with high accuracy and correct speed. The assignment is to create a Scanning test Suite.

The purpose of the Scanning Test Suite is to test different functional and performance aspects of the scanning types, protocols and settings on Test Bench. The Test Suite will contain 4 automated testcases each verifying a different aspect of Scanning.
The Assigment will allow you to get a good insight on working in the Wafer Positioning software team, learn the complex system of how scanning is performed, develop the test in python, and also get a chance to test the code in Testbench.

Your profile

To be the perfect match for this internship you:

  • Have a background in Computer Science, Embedded Systems, or a related field;
  • Have experience with Python and C/C++
  • Are a good communicator who is eager to learn.

This is a Vocational (MBO) and Bachelor apprentice internship lasting 3+ months, 3 days per week starting 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.

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.

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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