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Enschede, Overijssel, NetherlandsInternships

Job description

For the Bright Renewables engineering department we are looking for interns! The following internships / graduation assignments are available. Apply using the apply button and select the (graduation) internship you are interested in.

Membrane Testing

Bright delivers biogas upgrading systems, in these systems methane and carbon dioxide are separated using membrane technology. Thereby, the methane quality is enriched for injection in the natural gas grid. In this internship you will experimentally determine the performance of (novel) membranes for application in current and future Bright products.

Your tasks:

  • Setup of membrane testing; 
  • Planning and performing experimental work on biogas location; 
  • Processing and analysis of experimental data; 
  • Recommendations for process design.

Predictive Maintenance

Bright has more than 100 installations operational in the field of which half of the also have a maintenance contract. To increase the availability/reliability of the upgrading installations and reduce maintenance cost, Bright has started the implementation of a predictive maintenance program. This program consists of several key points: data-acquisition and storage, data analysis and interpretation, and the determination of additional measurements required (e.g. vibration analysis of rotating equipment). In preparation of this program Bright has already acquired several years of data available for analysis, ranging from pressure/temperature readings to environmental variables and performance indicators.

Your tasks:

  • Remaining Useful Life estimations (RUL) of carbon filters; 
  • Condition Monitoring of biogas compressor/blowers and membranes; 
  • Fault and anomaly detection in the upgrader; 
  • Execution of (small) experiments, e.g. measuring noise emissions on site.

Job requirements

Who are you?

  • BSc / MSc in Chemical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Sustainable Energy;
  • Interested in sustainable energy technology;
  • Plan-minded and independent worker.

What do we offer?

  • Working at the technology forefront of the energy transition;
  • Groundbreaking tech company in the field of biofuels, carbon capture and thermal conversion;
  • Minimum wage based on 40 hours per week for interns with an EU working license / Monthly fixed fee of € 400 based on 40 hours per week for students without an EU working license. Please note: it depends on your type of internship at HoSt which fee you receive;
  • Lots of responsibility and room for own initiatives;
  • Professional support, guidance and insights;
  • Interesting international environment only a 5-minute walk from the ‘Kennispark’ train station in Enschede;
  • Nice and sustainable welcome gift;
  • A dynamic, energetic, passionate young team;
  • Flexibility in working from home / office.


Please apply using the apply button. General questions can be addressed to Mariëtte Huis in `t Veld, internship coordinator at For questions and more details about the internship please contact Martin Bos (Hiring Manager) on +31 (0) 53 - 460 90 80.

Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands


About HoSt Group

Realising the greatest challenge we have ever known: the energy transition. That's what we do at the HoSt Group. With a strong and talented team, a deeply rooted entrepreneurial culture, innovative technologies and the many international successes and milestones, we are making this transition possible. Our team of over 375 employees, spread across 7 countries and with offices in the US and Europe, is committed to technological solutions and innovations for renewable energy worldwide and is dedicated to achieving sustainability ambitions.

HoSt Group is a large family company and came into existence in 1991 as a result of the joint-venture between Holec Projects and Stork, two well-established suppliers of energy systems. HoSt has grown into a global industry-leader in the field of technology to transform waste into bioenergy and valuable end-products. We engineer, build, and maintain bioenergy systems producing sustainable energy and valuable end-products from residual streams, striving to a zero-waste society.