(Graduation) Internship FEM/ Structural Engineering


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Job (Graduation) Internship FEM/ Structural Engineering
Location Sliedrecht
Discipline Engineering, Internship and Graduation
Education HBO higher vocational education, WO academic higher education
Position Permanent position
In Short

Are you interested in FEM analysis and structural engineering? And would you like to extend your knowledge during an internship at IHC IQIP? Then you should apply for this position!

  1. Open
  2. Interviews scheduled (applications are still possible)
  3. Second round of interviews (check with the recruitment team if applications are still possible)
  4. Final interviews (applications are not possible anymore)
  5. Vacancy filled (applications are not possible anymore)
  1. Vacancy available
  2. Interviews scheduled
  3. Second round of interviews
  4. Final interviews
  5. Vacancy filled
Your job

IHC IQIP would like to keep up-to-date with the latest edition of DNVGL-RP-C208: Determination of structural capacity by non-linear finite element analysis methods (September 2016). As an intern, you will be responsible for carrying out a study on the major changes of the new code, communicating with DNVGL, performing FEM analyses, and translating the results into a technical work instruction and presentation. The main scope of this internship comprises:

  • in-depth study and research on DNVGL-RP-C208
  • non-linear material modelling of various steel types
  • finite element analysis (FEA) in accordance with the code
  • failure criterion definitions for repeated yielding, accumulated strain, buckling and repeated buckling.

Your profile

To be eligible for this internship, you must be a BSc or MSc student in mechanical, offshore, material engineering (or equivalent) and have the following:

  • basic FEM knowledge and skills, preferably with good command of FEMAP
  • steel material knowledge, and familiarity with non-linear/plastic behaviour is an advantage
  • a good command of English, both written and verbal
  • technical communication and documentation skills
  • flexibility, motivation, a proactive approach and willingness to learn new things.
  • Please note, the internship is full-time and lasts for two to three months. The successful applicant will be required to start as soon as the summer break begins, although the start date is negotiable. 

Our offer

Royal IHC offers you a challenging full-time internship within a successful and dynamic company with a reputation for being a worldwide leader in technological innovation. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary and professional development opportunities.

Our organisation

As (Graduation) Intern FEM/ Structural Engineering, you will work in Sliedrecht at the head office of IHC IQIP. IHC IQIP is an IHC business unit which is formed in 2015 by combining four former IHC business units - IHC Hydrohammer, IHC Handling Systems, IHC Sea Steel and IHC Fundex Equipment. With the creation of IHC IQIP, we take the next step in offering a fully integrated solution for on- and offshore installation, foundation and decommissioning in the oil & gas, offshore wind, and coastal & civil market. By combining all of our experience and expertise, we are able to offer an innovative and complete range of equipment, such as hydraulic piling hammers, noise mitigation systems, and offshore installation and removal equipment. In addition, we offer advice and a comprehensive service provision to our customers. Today, we have over 400 employees who work in various locations in Europe, America, Asia, and Australia. For more information about IHC IQIP, please check www.ihciqip.com and www.linkedin.com/company/ihc-iqip.

IHC IQIP is part of Royal IHC (IHC), the global market leader in the construction of specialized ships for wet mining and dredging activities, and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore ships. However, we do not stop there. For every ship, we also develop advanced equipment that is integrated seamlessly. In addition, we offer life-cycle support to our customers, which is available worldwide and for the lifetime of our products. If you look at our customer base, you will find prominent dredging companies, oil and gas conglomerates, offshore contractors and national governments. With offices worldwide, IHC has an international orientation. Today we have 3,000 colleagues working in various locations across The Netherlands and overseas. For more information about IHC please check: www.royalihc.com.


Are you interested in the position of (Graduation) Intern FEM/ Structural Engineering and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly through our website: www.royalihc.com/careers or by using the apply button.

For more information about Royal IHC, the vacancy and the application process, please visit www.royalihc.com or call the Recruitment department on +31 (0)88-015 4444.


Royal IHC does not approve of commercial, contractor and/or agency acquisition or commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered by IHC.


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