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PLAXIS - Software Development Intern

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Delft, NL, 2628 XK

Company: Bentley Systems

Internship (BSc and MCs) in Software Engineering


Type: Internship

Location: Delft, The Netherlands

Company: PLAXIS


Company profile:

Plaxis is part of Bentley Systems, an international software company aiming at comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. Plaxis is specialized in geotechnics and focused on developing and supporting the PLAXIS finite element-based software applications for soil and rock analyses. Plaxis has a young international team and is based in a modern new office on the campus of Delft University of Technology.

The PLAXIS software is used all over the world by thousands of engineers faced with challenging infrastructural projects (for example foundations, deep excavations, tunnels, dikes and offshore constructions). In addition to the PLAXIS software, we offer our users educational services through workshops, courses and training and we offer them expert advice.


About Bentley Systems:
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. Bentley’s MicroStation-based engineering and BIM applications, and its digital twin cloud services, advance the project delivery (ProjectWise) and the asset performance (AssetWise) of transportation and other public works, utilities, industrial and resources plants, and commercial and institutional facilities.

 Bentley Systems employs more than 3,500 colleagues, generates annual revenues of $700 million in 170 countries, and has invested more than $1 billion in research, development, and acquisitions since 2012. From inception in 1984, the company has remained majority-owned by its five founding Bentley brothers. Bentley shares transact by invitation on the NASDAQ Private Market; strategic partner Siemens AG has accumulated a non-voting minority stake.


Term: 6 months, starting as soon as possible


Job description:

Plaxis offers a number of internships (see below) aimed at BSc and MSc students who are looking for interesting projects where they can apply and enhance their software development skills. We value the contributions of our students and off course, hope to learn from you too!



  • Good knowledge of object-oriented programming (students in the final stages of their education).
  • Demonstrable interest or experience in the area of the desired internship/project (depending on the subject this may be 3D visualization, programming language, library development, solid modelling, etc.).
  • Good proficiency in English is a must.


We offer:

  • Stimulating, innovative and knowledge-driven work
  • We develop State of the Art Software and work with the latest versions of tools and languages (for example C++14).
  • Our software engineering process in the Netherlands is working according an advanced, quality-oriented workflow with distributed version control, automated build and test environments and code reviews.
  • Our Joel Test score of 11 out of 12.
  • Highly skilled, international and enthusiastic team
  • Be part of one of the most successful Dutch software companies

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