Find your internship online with the High Tech Career Competition

News | May 12, 2021

Are you a technology student at NHL/Stenden, Hanze University of Applied Sciences or the University of Groningen? Then find your high-tech internship or graduation place online with the High Tech Career Competition. This event will take place on June 1st

HTCC 2020

The right internship or graduation assignment is not that easy. Because where do you start and what fits best with your studies?

We are happy to help you and that is why we present the best high-tech vacancies and internship assignments through our High Tech Career Competition (HTCC). Sign up and see which companies are discussed and with whom you want to talk.


Part of the smart

If you are a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student or master students of the Hanze University of Applied Sciences, NHL/Stenden or the University of Groningen, you certainly have a chance to belong to the 'part of the smart'

By choosing a career in the high-tech industry, at one of the companies that are members of the Innovatiecluster Drachten (ICD), you contribute to solutions for the future and society, such as health, hunger, clean energy, the quality of water and climate action but also in the field of peace and good security.
Pretty Smart right


The companies that work together within the ICD are part of the international high-tech manufacturing industry. They are located in the Northern Netherlands and operate worldwide. In your position, job or internship you are able to work on social problems and share knowledge with colleagues from different companies. Our companies jointly use a high-tech Shared Facility Center with industrial 3D printers for metal and plastic and cobots. This is where we host our workshops for R&D projects and our 3D printing development and testing facilities and auditoriums for school and student programs are located. Your future is guaranteed and gives you a challenging working environment within Innovatiecluster Drachten, where 23 interesting high-tech companies are currently located.

And last but not least: the Northern Netherlands is a beautiful residential area, don't you think ?! So why not continue your career in the Northern Netherlands after graduation?

Are you excited about finding the perfect internship? Then sign up for the HTCC.

More information and registration

Check out the site which companies are affiliated with ICD and take a 'sneak peak' on our vacancy site: 

Our companies:
Our vacancies:
Our internships:


Sign up today or at least before May 31.
After registration, we use your contact details to contact the company of your choice or to send you additional information.


Date & Time

Tuesday, June 1, 2021, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, completely online
Brief information about the event


15.00 – 15.15 Opening Joost Krebbekx, Program Manager ICD
15.15 – 16.00 Matchmaking sessions ICD Companies
15.15 – 16.45 Expo floor ICD Companies
16.45 – 17.00 Closing Joost Krebbekx, Program Manager ICD


During 45 minutes there is a speed-date session, in which students can briefly contact the representatives of the companies. Such a conversation will probably last 5 minutes. A connection can be made during the conversation, so that contact details can be exchanged for a possible follow-up.

Expo floor

This is the place where students can interact with the companies. They are free to view the booth and join the conversation. Just like at a real event. This Expo floor contains a short description of the company, a link to the website and the option to use the chat function.

Who is ICD?

Innovation cluster Drachten is a group of collaborating high-tech companies in the Northern Netherlands. Read our story

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