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Internship: Civil Engineering & AI

Location: Capelle aan den IJssel, Heerenveen, Almere 

 

We are looking for interns! 

'Eager to learn, ambitions, looking for a change to develop yourself in your field of expertise? At Antea Group you will get the opportunity and the freedom to grow and proof yourself in a challenging environment! It will be an educational experience and a good start of your career.' 

 

Your Challenge 

Digitalisation is noticeable in many industries, the civil engineering industry is no exception. All of us are focussing on development and digitalisation. As a result, engineers are looking more and more into 'smart' solutions, using computer power. We from Antea Group want to take this even a step further: we want to discover what Artificial Intelligence can mean for us in our design processes. That is why we are looking for interns who want to work on a cooperative assignment in a mixed field of Computer Sciences and Civil Engineering, building an AI for a Civil Engineering purpose.  

 

We are interested in two broad topics: 

  1. How can we design a concrete bridge deck with enough accuracy for the initial design phase based on past designs?  
  2. How can we use AI to interpret geo-mechanical data (CPT) based on data interpreted in the past? 

One could think of many technical questions regarding the use of such a system, like: 

  • What machine learning algorithm is most suited for the specified problem? 
  • How can the accuracy of the AI be assessed? 
  • What design differences are found between the human- and AI-interpretation when the result is obtained or used? 
  • In what way can the trained model be expended for a broader use?  

To answer these research questions successfully, knowledge will be needed of both Computer Science and Civil Engineering.  

 

The internship will provide you with the opportunity to gain practical experience within one of the largest engineering consultancies nationwide. It will be a chance to apply and demonstrate your engineering skills and utilise your academic skills in a practical problem. It will also provide you with opportunity to work together with and learn from someone who has (had) a completely different education. 

 

What we ask of you 

In a world that is continuously changing we are looking for people with ambition and a passion for what they do. People who combine their professional knowledge with the motivation to achieve the best results and want to learn. When you apply fort his internship, this is what we expect from you: 

  • You are a civil engineering and/or a computer science student at a university pursuing a BSc or MSc degree 
  • You are a team-player  
  • You are interested in learning from and gain experience in two different fields of study 
  • You are pro-active 
  • You have good analytical and problem-solving skills 

 

The preferred starting time is September of 2021, this is however not mandatory. The preferred working language is Dutch, however English is also possible. 

As the internship concerns both Civil Engineering and Computer Science, it may be interesting to arrange a cooperative internship between two or more students from different fields of study (e.g. multidisciplinary study). Applying as a team from the start is preferred, however not mandatory.  

 

Internship at Antea Group 

At Antea Group we can offer you a challenging, diverse and innovative environment where initiative is appreciated and rewarded with trust. It is a company with the freedom to work in order to achieve your ambitions and where colleagues are always ready to help you. This will quickly make you feel at home at our company.  

 

Antea Group and Infrastructure 

Antea group is an engineering consultancy which offers services in a wide range of different fields of expertise. One of these fields is infrastructure. In the infrastructure business line we work on bridges, sluices, aqueducts, (rail)roads, tunnels, you name it. Because we are organised as a big company with different business lines we have the benefits of being a big company along with the pros such as flexibility and easy communication as if being a small company. 

 

Are you interested? 

Are you interested in helping the development of this new field in both Civil Engineering and Computer Sciences? Contact us! Send us your resume and a motivation letter. When applying as a team please make sure we receive the resume and motivation letter from you both. 

 

Click here to apply for this internship

 

For more information contact Floor Kempers, +00316 83 16 86 44.