Within a TNO Traineeship, nothing is what it seems. The Trainee programme is surprising, the broad activity spectrum offers you many choices. These choices are made by you, within our multidisciplinary organization all the necessary space is available.

As a trainee you will work on developing innovations that sustainably enhance the competitiveness of companies and the welfare of society over the long term. Are you interested in applying your knowledge and experience to solving societal problems? Do you want to get broad experience in more than one area of expertise or domain? Choose TNO!

The TNO Trainee program offers you, recent Master- and PhD graduate, the perfect chance for development. You direct your own career, TNO enables you to take the first steps in your career very consciously. Are you extremely interested in societal and economic issues and are you able to make relevant connections? Are you entrepreneurial, socially involved and innovative? Do you want to make a real difference and do you enjoy taking on serious challenges? Discover your passion at TNO!


  • TNO Traineeship : during 23 months, divided over three (subsequent) periods, you will work for different departments.
  • You will broaden your horizons by working on multidisciplinary projects for our clients or for the benefit of knowledge and market development.
  • Your specific role in these projects may vary depending on your individual interests and the projects themselves. Often, you will work as a researcher, project manager or consultant, but you might also be presented with the challenges involved in a commercial role.
  • You will receive expert personal supervision from experienced project managers and senior researchers while engaged in projects.
  • You will spend a significant portion of your time working on your personal development. You will take part in monthly peer review sessions, training courses and workshops. You will also work together with other trainees on trainee projects that you have acquired yourself.
  • The Trainee Manager will provide thorough supervision throughout the Trainee Program.

The next Trainee Selection Day will take place on Friday June 14th. You can apply until May 27th.

Anne-Maartje den Uijl-Meijman - Corporate Recruiter - recruiter bij TNO
Anne-Maartje den Uijl-Meijman - Corporate Recruiter
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