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Intern or thesis student- Surface and corrosion protection (9765) Start early 2017 for 6 months

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Intern or thesis student- Surface and corrosion protection (9765) Start early 2017 for 6 months

Intern or thesis student - Surface and corrosion protection (9765) Start early 2017 for 6 months

Liechtenstein, Schaan
What's the role?

You support scientific work in our competence area corrosion protection working in our corrosion laboratories. The work has to be planned and executed together with one of our experts. Corrosion protection is key for all consumables especially for outdoor applications. Besides working experimentally you have to evaluate the results using modern metallographic equipment. The results have to be documented in scientific and technical reports.

Who is Hilti?

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and first-rate service.

Innovation is our lifeblood, and we create around 30 new products each year. With some 23,000 people in more than 120 countries, we’re a great place for you to showcase your talent as you learn, grow and carve-out your career.

What does the role involve?

As intern in our department you’ll be part of the materials research team. You will be working closely with our experts on evaluation of modern materials and corrosion protection coatings as well as on the well-known problematic of hydrogen embrittlement of high strength materials.

The equipment you will be able to operate with is on the one hand side conventional corrosion testing and on the other hand sophisticated characterization equipment up to scanning electron microscopy. You will learn about our worldwide field testing and how the correlation between laboratory testing and the real application is.

We want your thirst to learn, courage to challenge and desire to improve things, including yourself.
What do we offer?

We’ll give you the tools you need to excel in your internship, including one-to-one coaching. You’ll enjoy a rare combination of autonomy and camaraderie, as you’ll manage your own project while being part of a friendly team.

You’ll not just be another pair of hands but a fully integrated team member with lots of self-responsibility. From there, we’ll trust you to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results. Go the extra mile and we’ll reward you with strategic development discussions and career opportunities.

We’ll support you even before you start with us through relocation and integration support. With the international interns community at Hilti you’ll never be bored. Further, the snow-draped mountains, crystal-clear lakes and marvelous landscapes in the Happy Valley invite for lots of outdoor activities.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. So, if you have no knowledge of construction, that’s fine with us. We’re more interested in your ability, commitment and drive to succeed.

What you need is:
  • You are studying material science, mechanical engineering, chemistry or similar
  • You are interested or you have experience in working in a laboratory environment
  • You are open for new ideas and you want to work in an international team

We take our time to get to know you. As part of your recruitment process, you’ll get to talk to your internship coach as well as your HR Manager who both can answer some of your burning questions.