Van Oord

Marine ingenuity

Van Oord is a global player in the field of Offshore Wind, Offshore and Dredging. We also have a strong share in the civil industry within the Netherlands. These 4 segments form our Business Units. Our mission “Create a better world for future generations, by marine ingenuity” makes us actively committed to sustainability and the energy transition.  We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to the infrastructure of tomorrow’s world for over a hundred years.

Marine ingenuity is what sets Van Oord apart. In just two words, we show in the clearest possible terms what we do, how we do it, and what makes us different. A passionate, smart international marine contractor – that is how we see ourselves. ’We Create, We Care, We Work together and We Succeed’’ are our company values

Projects that are extensive, complex, and that have preferably never been done before are our strength.  These are challenging topics that require innovation, entrepreneurship and continuous development of our people. We are a Dutch family-owned company. We value open communication. Our company culture is one of entrepreneurship and engaged employees. We think and act with responsibility and focus on the long term. Our people are committed, enterprising professionals with a passion for water, technology and people. ‘

An internship or Traineeship at Van Oord

For students with an interest for technology and water we provide opportunities for (inter)national internships, final theses and a traineeship tot kickstart your career.  This could be a project abroad, a project in the Netherlands or at one of our offices in the Netherlands or abroad. You will be part of a global community where every day is a new opportunity to explore and learn. Joining our multicultural team will give you a chance to experience a challenging yet rewarding internship/ traineeship, as we will encourage you to learn by doing and discovering. During this time you will also have a change to engage in various social activities. Van Oord has a Young Van Oord community, which organizes various activities ranging from excursions and lectures to workshops, brainstorming sessions and sports competitions.