The purpose of this internship will serve to the overall understanding of the concept of misinformation on the public, potential approaches, as well as possible countermeasures against wrongful misinformation for the society.
What will be your role?
This internship will help the exploration of the topic of misinformation through applied research, academic literature, interviews with experts in and outside of TNO. This internship will help the development of a serious simulation (gaming) and designing possible solutions to public misinformation and propaganda. The final goal is to have a prototype of the game being presented and played in Brussels through Friends of Europe.
What we expect from you
This internship will drive the improvement of analytical thinking skills, communication, as well as applied research and simulations design. Theoretical and scientific knowledge shall be applied throughout the timeframe of this internship.
What you'll get in return
You want to work on the precursor of your career; a work placement gives you an opportunity to take a good look at your prospective future employer. TNO goes a step further. It’s not just looking that interests us; you and your knowledge are essential to our innovation. That’s why we attach a great deal of value to your personal and professional development. You will, of course, be properly supervised during your work placement and be given the scope for you to get the best out of yourself. Naturally, we provide suitable work placement compensation.
TNO as an employer
At TNO, we innovate for a healthier, safer and more sustainable life. And for a strong economy. Since 1932, we have been making knowledge and technology available for the common good. We find each other in wonder and ingenuity. We are driven to push boundaries. There is all the space and support for your talent and ambition. You work with people who will challenge you: who inspire you and want to learn from you. Our state-of-the-art facilities are there to realize your vision. What you do at TNO matters: impact makes the difference. Because with every innovation you contribute to tomorrow’s world. Read more about TNO as an employer.
At TNO we encourage an inclusive work environment, where you can be yourself. Whatever your story and whatever unique qualities you bring to the table. It is by combining our unique strengths and perspectives that we are able to develop innovations that make a real difference in society. Want to know more? Read what steps we are taking in the area of diversity and inclusion.
The selection process
After the first CV selection, the application process will be conducted by the concerning department. TNO will provide a suitable internship agreement. If you have any questions about this vacancy, you can contact the contact person mentioned below.
Has this job opening sparked your interest?
Then we’d like to hear from you! Please contact us for more information about the job or the selection process. To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter using the ‘apply now’ button.
Contact: Frans Kleyheeg
Phone number: +31 (0)88-86 63923