SMART Photonics Talent program

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Traineeship SMART Photonics


Eindhoven HTC, The Netherlands



A unique opportunity to invest in yourself and contribute to something substantial.

SMART Photonics mission is to be the trusted, leading foundry and development partner in integrated photonics that intimately works together with our customers to create innovative products that improve people’s lives. We believe our technology needs diverse and highly engaged talent; to reach this exceptional talent we are offering our talent program next to the regular job openings we offer.

Talent program

In our 2 -year program, you will be introduced to our companies complex technology from different point of views, on top of this we invest in your personal development via additional training, courses and engagement with our Leadership Team. Our aim is to offer you a fast track towards a leading and/ or specialism career in our technology.

We have multiple types of traineeships. For now we are open for:

    • a Test & Measurement / Reliability trainee (electronics / physics background)
    • a Process Engineering trainee (chemical / electronics / physics background)

We invest in you via a tailor-made selection of extra training modules, personal coaching ,a technical buddy as well as a more senior coach.

What are we looking for?
To qualify for our talent program, you have to meet ALL below requirements:

  • Ph.D./Masters degree in above mentioned fields or a degree in Photonics.
  • Able to show us a letter of recommendation from a professor or previous internship.
  • Affinity with our industry and technology
  • Meet the required level during our interview
  • Able to solve our business case.

What do you get in return?

  • An annual salary between 40K and 50K depending on education and additional experience.
  • Commitment from SMART Photonics for this 2-year program.
  • A clear assignment.
  • Training budget and -schedule – tailor drafted for you.
  • Personal coach and technical buddy
  • A mobile phone and laptop.
  • Various events and knowledge sessions.
  • Travel allowance for commuting.
  • The final presentation to our CEO and the management team.


If you want to qualify for this program please submit your interest via an application. Beside your resume a motivation letter is highly recommended.

For more information about this program please contact the recruitment department via

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