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VTT Summer Internships 2020: Research Trainees and M.Sc. Thesis workers, Quantum technologies

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 2.1.2020

VTT Summer Internships 2020; Research Trainees and M.Sc. Thesis workers, Quantum and nano technologies

Are you looking for a summer job with meaningful responsibility and possibility to make an impact? At VTT you have an opportunity to be part of our innovative work community of brilliant minds, and learn and develop with the support of your team mates. We have over 2000 encouraging and inspiring colleagues from 47 different nationalities waiting for you across Finland!

Our last summer’s trainees rated their summer job experience at 3,72 / 4 in Responsible Summer Job survey by Oikotie. Below are some excerpts of their feedback:
”I’ve been involved to versatile different projects and to different level of work tasks.”
”It was an eye opening experience to be part of various research projects.”

Join us and make an impact for a brighter future!


We offer summer trainee positions in the field of Nano and Quantum technologies. We have broad expertise in quantum sensors and photodetectors, cryogenic electronics, graphene and other 2D materials and measurement technology. We cover the field from fundamental science to industrial applications. We are based in Micronova, Otaniemi, utilizing the largest micro- and nanofabrication facility in Northern Europe (http://www.micronova.fi/nanofabrication_centre-002/micronova_nanofabrication_cleanroom/

With us you will be responsible for

R&D of quantum and nanotechnologies at research assistant level, for applications such as quantum computing, photon and radiation detectors, or cryogenic sensors. Depending on your background and interests, your role will be tailored to include one or more of following main responsibilities:

• simulation and design of quantum and nano devices and circuits,
• fabrication of samples in the clean room
• characterizing the samples

We expect you to have

• You are Master’s level student in the field of physics, applied physics, electrical engineering and/or related field
• Eagerness for hands-on work in a laboratory environment
• Basic knowledge of electronics and/or programming

We are especially looking for enthusiastic minds with strong motivation to grow and develop, so you don’t need to tick all of the boxes right now!

As a person you are

You have good analytical and problem solving skills with a passion for technology and research work. You enjoy learning new things continuously and have the capability to work both independently and as a team member. You are skilled in reporting and disseminating your work, both in written and oral English.

We offer

VTT is a place to make a difference in collaboration with other brilliant minds. Our mission is to create impact that generates sustainable growth and wellbeing in society as well as in industry.

Our people are the core of the next generation VTT. Therefore, our personnel’s wellbeing, flexible work opportunities and competence development are key priorities for us.

With us, you can make an impact for a better future and you can be part of solving the biggest challenges of our time.

At VTT you also have an opportunity to continue working after your summer job as a part-time employee alongside of your studies or as a Thesis worker. According to Responsible Summer Job survey, 96 % of our summer interns were satisfied with their summer internship experience and 95 % were willing to continue working at VTT in the future.

For further information

For more information about the position, you can contact Pekka Pursula, Research Team Leader (tel. +358407384986) and/or Mika Prunnila, Research Professor (tel. +358 40 537 8910).

Please send your CV, cover letter and transcript record through our recruitment system as soon as possible because we will fill in the position when the right person is found. The length of the summer internship is negotiable.