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Wageningen, Gelderland, NL

Category:  Corporate Jobs

Apprentice/Intern Technology

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Position overview

Are you a student looking for internship in a globally leading industrial company? We are looking for someone who wants to be a valued contributor and member of a talented and dynamic team. 

The Corporate Innovation Group of allnex in Wageningen (NL) has two openings for academic chemistry trainees with start date September 1st 2022.


Our group has been hosting academic trainees for over two decades, without exception with challenging topics that are typically of a multidisciplinary nature, involving preparative work, analysis and physical characterization from a perspective of an application in paints and coatings.


  • Participate in one or more projects on novel innovative products, their preparation and  characterization of their structure and its relation with their application performance.
  • Investigating new ideas for company innovation as well as gaining a better understanding of the challenges in our market that require technical solutions.
  • Set up experiments and tests following detailed instructions and procedures
  • Prepare, complete, update and maintain all reports, records and documentation as assigned
  • Assists in the development of various analytical methods for the lab.

Required skills and experience

  • Academic education in (polymer) chemistry 
  • Practical experience in organic, polymer or colloid chemistry with characterization and understanding material behavior or with affinity for preparation of such materials
  • Interest in doing innovative research 
  • Working safely on a chemistry lab
  • Team player 
  • Creative and practical, result-oriented
  • Good communication skills, fluent in English


  • Academic Student, preferably this traineeship is done as part of the master program. The minimum duration of this traineeship is 6 months; the maximum duration is 12 months.
  • Some practical experience on working in a chemical laboratory is needed.

We offer

  • 450 euro/month compensation.
  • Medical Insurance
  • For internships of foreign students lasting more than 6 months, allnex offers housing (a furnished apartment including use of kitchen and internet).
  • We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

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