Intern or thesis student - Visual Computing - Digitalization and Connectivity in Construction Industry
What's the role?
Join our interdisciplinary team in Corporate Research and Technology investigating the future of our customers and the construction industry through our engineered solutions. Gain exposure and knowledge in a variety of industries ranging from oil and gas to hospitals, to civil infrastructure. You will be working on innovative technology and collaborate closely with our leadership and our experts across R&D and business units. You will have the chance to develop new solutions based on cameras, mixed-reality devices and laser-scanners, from the idea to the first prototype.
Start date is flexible to the student's availability, duration for at least 6 months
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.
With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
As intern in our department you’ll be part of a diverse team which works on the future of construction. You’ll work closely with our experts to develop your own ideas into working prototypes. Depending on your interest, you can will work on different topics regarding computer vision.
Your key responsibilities will be depending on your interests focused on testing of different technologies, algorithm development, mechanical development, and/or data evaluations.
What do we offer?
We’ll give you the tools you need to excel in your internship, including one-to-one coaching. You’ll enjoy a rare combination of autonomy and camaraderie, as you’ll manage your own project while being part of a friendly team.
You’ll not just be another pair of hands but a fully integrated team member with lots of self-responsibility. From there, we’ll trust you to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results. Go the extra mile and we’ll reward you with strategic development discussions and career opportunities.
We’ll support you even before you start with us through relocation and integration support. With the international interns community at Hilti you’ll never be bored. Further, the snow-draped mountains, crystal-clear lakes and marvelous landscapes in the Happy Valley invite for lots of outdoor activities.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. So, if you have no knowledge of construction, that’s fine with us. We’re more interested in your ability, commitment and drive to succeed.
What you need is:
- Current student in Computer Science, Computer Vision, Engineering, Physics or related studies
- Experience in one or more of the following fields beneficial: computer vision, photogrammetry, SLAM, computer graphics, machine learning, augmented/mixed reality, control theory
- Programming skills in C++/Python/Matlab
- Strong communication skills, with excellent English and interpersonal skills
- A proactive approach and self-reliant personality
We take our time to get to know you. As part of your recruitment process, you’ll get to talk to your internship coach as well as your HR Manager who both can answer some of your burning questions.