IoT Solutions Intern (Startup Integration/Deployment/Evaluation) FALL 2017
Job TitleIoT Solutions Intern (Startup Integration/Deployment/Evaluation) FALL 2017
Predictions anticipate 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet by 2020. The explosion of the Internet of Things will require new use cases to be proven beyond early adopters and visionary forrays. Connected infrastructures will play a key role in the roll out of data-driven, IoT enabled systems and use cases to mass markets. Given the diversity of segments impacted, working with innovative startups has become a priority to stay connected to emerging technologies.
As part of the Open Innovation team of Philips Lighting, you will be assisting the technical exploration of startups and integrating their solutions to pilot infrastructures. Your tasks will consist in making an early assessment of the technologies, assisting the hardware and software integration project and taking part in the final evaluation of the solution. Based on the current priorities, your work will focus on one of the four focus areas of Philips Lighting: Transportation, Retail, Smart Buildings and Smart Home.
Based in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, the Open Innovation team reports to the CTO of Philips Lighting and is responsible to connect our businesses to the regional innovation ecosystem and develop live pilot projects in strategic areas like IoT transformation and data-driven services.
Throught this internship, you will get a hands-on exposure to the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem and a deep-dive into the IoT revolution. The internship will last up to 6 months and would fit a thesis work. Start date is May 1 or earlier.
We are looking for:
To be successful in this internship we are looking for talented individuals who have recently finished or are studying towards either their Bachelor or Master Degree in engineering (HW/SW), computer science, or ICT.
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