Environmental Sciences Internship: Life Cycle Analysis for Electronics

Interns and Trainees

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Interns and Trainees

Work Experience

0-1 year

Educational Background

Electrical Engineering, Other technical backgrounds

Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00268373


Are you a Master student with a background or affinity with electronics? Do you have an interest in sustainability? Do you like investigating and have a critical mindset? Then this internship could be interesting for you!

Background information

As a Re-Use group within the Development and Engineering department we focus on design for re-use, minimizing waste and minimizing our CO2 impact. We work in close alignment with teams from other sectors such as sourcing, logistics and manufacturing.

Your assignment

Within the electronic development department of ASML we have a need to set a baseline for our designed electronic regarding the CO2 footprint. For a given set of electronic categories with different lifecycles we would like to have a Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) performed. Our current scope is cradle to gate.

In alignment with you we can extent or adapt the scope, your input is highly valued.

The direction we are thinking towards is:

  • Investigate and advice how to efficiently conduct an LCA within ASML's scope;
  • Identify our playing field by clarifying which useable parameters are most contributing to the CO2 footprint;
  • Work together and get support from our LCA experts during the project.

Your profile

To be the perfect match for this internship you:

  • Are a Master student in Environmental Sciences or a related field with an affinity for Life Cycle Assessments;
  • Have experience with or knowledge on Life Cycle Assessments
  • Have an affinity for investigation and a critical mindset.

This is a Master graduation or apprentice internship with a flexible duration 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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