Van Oord

Van Oord

Van Oord’s purpose is to create a better world for future generations by delivering Marine ingenuity. We are a leading international contractor specialized in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects (oils, gas and wind). As a family-owned business, we create a better future by focusing on better coastal protection, growth in (renewable) energy, placing efficient and safe offshore facilities, and optimising our maritime transport and infrastructure. Marine ingenuity is what makes Van Oord unique.  Projects that are extensive, complex and that have preferably never been done before are our strength.

Van Oord’s corporate culture is one in which employees are eager to accept and take responsibility. All our employees strive to work safely, enjoy their work and to feel part of a team. We work closely with our clients and partners and with respect for each other and the environment.

Start your career at Van Oord

We offer (international) internships and traineehsips for ingenious students with a passion for marine technology and sustainability. This could be an internship on a project abroad, a project in the Netherlands or at one of our office in The Netherlands or abroad. Working at Van Oord means applying and expanding your knowledge in a dynamic environment . Do you want to know what it’s like to work at Van Oord or would like to read more about internships, graduation projects or student jobs please check our website


Our English-oriented traineeship is an excellent stepping stone in your career. As an early career professional, you will focus on developing your personal leadership skills and will learn to collaborate across different teams and departments within Van Oord . While learning on the job you will be adding direct value to the organization and your own department.