Internship/graduation assignment: Electrosurgical generator for bipolar diathermy

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Are you looking for a challenging internship or graduation assignment? Then you’ve come to the right place at DEMCON!

About Demcon

Each one of our companies differentiates itself in its own domain with unique expertise and skills. This way they help customers improve their performance and achieve more. On the basis of their passion for technology our companies are able to combine forces. By sharing knowledge and working together we increase our social impact. Demcon is a developer and producer of technology and innovative products that contribute to solutions for technical and social problems.

What are you going to do?

During surgery, electrical power can be used to burn blood vessels shut to prevent excessive bleeding; this is called diathermy. To prevent unintended burns, the power output must be regulated according to the impedance of the tissue. 

During your internship or graduation project you will design a generator that can be used for diathermy. The following aspects will be addressed:

  • Drafting the concept:
    – Recognize sub-functions
    – Create a block diagram

  • Schematic design
    – Simulation of circuits.
    – Component selection
    – Input into the CAD package

  • PCB layout

  • Testing in the lab

What do you bring to the table?

Internship duration: 3 – 6 months

Are you the intern/e who:

  • Proactively approaches colleagues

  • Can work independentl

Are/have you:

  • Electrical engineering student in the direction of electronics

  • Affinity with analog electronics

  • Analytical ability

  • Result driven

What do we offer you?

Your new team:

DEMCON offers a dynamic, growing and innovative organization. With our complex projects and multidisciplinary teams we offer you a lot of challenge and variety in this position. Thanks to enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues, our working atmosphere is good, open and informal, with a flat organizational structure.

You will have a regular supervisor to coach you and all mutual wishes and expectations are clearly agreed upon before the start of the assignment. Furthermore, the standard working method gives you the opportunity, in a motivating working atmosphere, to act within the team. So you get a good impression of what it is like to be part of the world of DEMCON. And that can be a very good start of your career.

Do you have any questions about this position?

Do you have any questions about this position? We will be happy to answer them. Call to Martijn Wams or Ewout Baars at 088 115 2000

Are you interested in this internship? Then we look forward to receiving your cv. You can apply via the application button.

Acquisition based on this advertisement is not appreciated.

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application procedure.

Does this vacancy appeal to you and are you curious about the application process? This goes as follows:

1. Apply
You have applied! We will discuss it internally and respond as soon as possible.
2. Phone call
We got acquainted briefly and want to get to know each other better.
3. First call
See if there is a match from both sides and if the expectations are correct.
4. Second call
We investigate a possible collaboration more closely.
5. Offer
We both see the match! Let’s make you a suitable proposal.
6. Contract
Your response to the offer is positive. We are going to finalize the collaboration!