Stage opdracht: Autonomous Unmanned Vehicles

Demcon is seeking an intern for the assignment: Autonomous Unmanned Vehicles. Please check the vacancy for more information.

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  • Demcon Defense & Security Systems is developing unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) and occasionally also Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for various projects and purposes, including autonomous outdoor, off-road navigation.
  • Your exact assignment will be determined based on your background and our current needs. We will explain the actual possibilities during the interview. Assignments cover areas such as:

– Autonomous navigation through ROS
– GPS-denied Localization and mapping
– Machine learning & computer vision for robotics (for instance, semantic segmentation). 

  • Depending on your background and educational requirements (such as duration), assignments can be adapted to either a BSc/MSc-graduation assignment or into an internship.


  • Studying for a BSc or MSc. degree at hbo or wo, in programmes such as Computer Science, Systems & Control, Robotics, Mechatronics Engineering, Artificial Intelligence. 
  • Affinity with programming & algorithms.
  • Analytical and independent. 
  • Enthusiastic and proactive. 
  • Interested in robotics technology and autonomous vehicles. 
  • Available for at least 16 weeks (preferably more) to work at our location in Enschede.
  • Experience in C++, Python and/or ROS(2) is a plus.
  • Experience with Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM), or other state estimation techniques is a plus.


  • At Demcon you will find a growing and innovative company with very motivated people. We work in multidisciplinary teams on technically highly complex projects. We share an open, informal, cooperative, and inspired working atmosphere. We like new challenges and are willing to take things a step further. 
  • The Robotics Competence Group is a network of engineers working on technology development and customer projects. As intern, you will be part of this group. You will get a good impression of what it is to be part of the robotics team at Demcon. 
  • A challenging and educational internship in a cooperative, multidisciplinary team where you work on the current state of the art robotic systems in the Netherlands.
  • Depending on the assignment, the possibility to test your work on physical autonomous robots (UGVs and occasionally drones)!
  • A direct day-to-day technical supervisor. 

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