|Analytical Sciences Talent Programme|
The COAST Analytical Sciences Talent Programme is part of the "Topsector Chemiebeurzenprogramma" (Top sector Chemistry grant program).
Do you want to gain more in-depth knowledge about analytical chemistry and the latest innovations in chemistry during your HLO education? Are you a talented first-year student who wants to gain experience at the most prestigious companies? Then the Analytical Sciences Talent Programme is for you!
You will follow this three-year programme alongside your present HLO studies. During each of the three years you will complete a paid employeeship at a leading COAST company in your region, such as DSM, Philips or Shell, where you will have the opportunity to participate in innovative research.
You will also attend lectures that will be given by leading teachers from colleges, universities and companies from all over the Netherlands. Upon completing the Analytical Sciences Talent Programme you will be awarded a COAST certificate.
Your future employer is very interested in people who have participated in the Analytical Sciences Talent Programme: you gain a great deal of extra company experience and become acquainted with the latest technologies, making you better prepared for the employment market. Participation in the Talent Programme therefore provides you with outstanding career prospects.
The Analytical Sciences Talent Programme is organized by the Centre of Expertise Analytical Sciences, an collaborative effort of HAN and COAST. The start of the program is sponsored by Provincie Gelderland.
In 2013 a maximum of 30 students will be admitted to the Talent Program. The webtool for application will be open in March 2013. Application will be closed on 27 April 2013. HAN, COAST and company representatives will select applicants on the basis of an interview, which will be conducted in English. The interviews will take place between 7 May and 24 May 2013.