VTT Summer Internships 2019; Research Trainee, Flexible electronics R&D (6046)

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Form of employment: Full time, Fixed term

Locations: Oulu, Finland

Job area: Sensing and integration

Application period: Monday, January 21, 2019 - Thursday, February 28, 2019

About us

VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.
VTT – beyond the obvious. www.vttresearch.com

Do you want to join a globally leading printed electronics development team focusing on flexible and stretchable electronics integration and assembly technologies enabling novel solutions in wellness and healthcare, IoT and other application areas? In our group, you will be on the edge of new technologies involving novel assembly and integration processes and multidisciplinary product applications. As part of our team, you will work with globally leading universities, research institutes and companies in the area of flexible electronics integration.

With us you will be responsible for

electronics design from schematic to layout of the prototypes utilising novel flexible electronics methods, and for the fabrication and assembly of these prototypes. You will be also responsible for carrying out various electrical measurements, and for building the required measurement setups as well as for documenting and analysing the results. All this will be done under the guidance of our experts!
Main responsibilities:
• Electronics design of prototypes from schematics to layout; including flexible electronics
• Fabrication and assembly of the prototypes
• Building the measurement setups and carrying out various electrical measurements
• Documentation of the results (in English)

We expect you to have

some electronics design and prototyping skills as well as hands-on experience from doing electrical laboratory measurements. Remember to mention in your application if you have experience and/or hobbyism from any of the following: electronics design, electrical measurements, software design/programming expertise in general, measurement automation (using LabVIEW or similar). You have good cooperation and networking skills, as well as fluent written and oral communication in English. Optimal candidate is a third or fourth year university student in the field of electronics.

As a person you are

self-driven and excited to learn new things and to strengthen your skills in the field of flexible electronics design and measurements. You find it interesting to be part of the development of state-of-the-art printed electronics in our international projects that aim for global markets.

We offer

At VTT, we believe that our impact is built on scientific and technological excellence in all our work. Our people is the core of the next generation VTT. Our personnel’s wellbeing and competence development are key priorities. You will be a part of a creative and international working environment. We offer versatile, independent and challenging tasks and the needed support and coaching.

We offer a great opportunity to develop technological competences in Sensing and integration research area together with VTT´s top experts. In our Flexible Electronics Integration Team, you have a chance to make an impact in the application areas such as healthcare and wellness. We are open to discuss the future possibility of writing your master’s thesis (or similar assignments) or to work part-time during the academic terms before or after the summer.

The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate has been found.

For further information

For more information about the position, you can contact Teemu Alajoki, Research Team Leader (teemu.alajoki@vtt.fi , tel. +358 40 745 4058).

VTT is participating as a responsible employer in The Responsible Summer Job 2019 campaign. As a responsible employer, we commit ourselves to the principles of responsible summer job. Please read more from https://kesaduuni.org/responsible-summer-job/.

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