Dow Chemical 2016 - 2017 Campus Internship: Structural integrity of a component containing a crack below a reinforcing pad in Zeeland, Netherlands

The Company is offering great business career opportunities in a global and international environment. We are looking for an ambitiousStudent (m/f) supporting our business who is interested in doing a project onStructural integrity of a component containing a crack below a reinforcing padfor our siteinTerneuzen, The Netherlands.

Project Description:

Failure Assessment Diagram is used to demonstrate the structural integrity of a component containing a crack. Stress intensity and reference stress determine the evaluation point. Cracks are frequently observed below a reinforcing pad of nozzles or attachments.

Analytical solutions (like BS 7910 or API 579) of stress intensity and reference stress for this type of geometry are not available. The purpose of the assignment is to develop a numerical solution (Finite Element Analysis using Ansys) for the elastic-plastic J integral and the reference stress.

You can start September 01, 2017 for a period of 3 to 6 months (exact timing to be discussed). You will be remunerated. In addition you can stay in a hotel room free of charge and share a living room and kitchen with max. 17 other (international) students. In the event these rooms are full you will be provided with alternative accommodation.

  • You are studying for a Masters degree in Mechanical engineering.

  • You have a good working knowledge of English & Dutch.

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at:

At Dow, an equal opportunity employer, interns are an important part of the team. So if you are a university student, Dow’s paid internships provide invaluable on-the-job training and networking opportunities. Dow offers challenging and rewarding projects to talented students.

Dow values the benefits that diversity of thought can bring to its organization. It is looking for the individual best suited for this role regardless of their nationality, origin, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.


2016 - 2017 Campus Internship: Structural integrity of a component containing a crack below a reinforcing pad



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