Electric Motor Research Intern

Internship 6 months


Toyota Motor Europe

Large company2.7K employeesAutomotive

Published on April 22, 2024

  • Contract

    Internship 6 months

  • Location


  • Start date

    September 2024

  • Study level

    Master level or equivalent

  • Remote working


Team/division description

As part of TME R&D organization, the Powertrain Division is responsible for local development of powertrains for vehicles built in one of the TME production plants, and for planning and research of new European technologies. Latest focus points include electrification, big data and connectivity.


Your project


With increasing electrification in the automotive industry, electric motors play a crucial role in future powertrains. Your project is about investigating new electric motor technologies.

  • Innovation scouting through literature and patent landscaping
  • Rate and summarize technology benefits and technical hurdles for industrialization
  • Focus on sustainability aspects of electric motors (magnet LCA, ‘green e-steel’ , insulation materials)
  • Investigate circularity potential (re-use, recycle, refurbish) materials and components

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  • You are fluent in English (TME’s business language)
  • University student with at least 2 years of study already completed.
  • You have a European EEA citizenship. (Not requiring a visa to work in Belgium).
  • You must be a student for the entire duration of the internship.
  • Open personality and able to work independently in a multi-cultural business environment.
  • Eager to dive into technical topics and able to summarize and explain keypoints.


Place of employment

  • Belgium - Brussels (Zaventem): Toyota Motor Europe, Technical Centre


Starting date

September 2024



6 months



Due to business requirement, not all performed projects can be reflected in the internship report. This issue needs to be discussed with candidate/school in advance.


It is mandatory that applicants are students for the entire period of the internship.


We can only accept students with an EEA or Swiss citizenship (not requiring a work permit or visa to be eligible to perform an internship in Belgium)


We offer


Please check our Career and Benefits page.

At Toyota Motor Europe, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all. All our recruitment decisions are based on the individual and their qualifications along with the job requirements. The selection process is without regard to nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, ethnicity, disability or other personal characteristics. We do not tolerate harassment or discrimination as our individual experiences and overall diversity is our key strength. Together we have the power to make a positive change and go beyond the ordinary.

If you need any specific consideration for the interview process due to disability or any other reason, please let the recruiter know.

Application deadline

Not given

Job Category

Energy, Materials & Mechanical engineering

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