Shapeways is hiring a

3D Printing Internship

Eindhoven, Netherlands

Shapeways has set out to redefine product creation. It is a platform that enables the full creator experience through design, making, and selling--born out of its consumer 3D printing service, the largest in the world. Shapeways has over 1 million creators and has printed over 10 million products. The company supports creators with design tools and services, access to advanced production technology starting with 3D printing, and services to build a business. Printing in over 60 different materials and finishes, Shapeways has factories and offices in New York, the Netherlands, and partners around the globe. It is a spin-out of the lifestyle incubator of Royal Philips Electronics, and investors include Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, INKEF Capital, Index Ventures, Hewlett Packard Ventures, and Presidio Ventures.

Love all things 3D Printing? Have some fresh ideas? Want to join a successful and international team? Shapeways Operations Eindhoven might have the internship for you!

We're seeking someone to join our 3D Printing teams. Your mission? To help bring 3D Printing out of the prototyping era and into the future. Transforming our current operation to a full-scale, lean manufacturing operation. It's an incredible opportunity in an industry whose rules have yet to be fully defined.

You will fully integrate to the team running all relevant aspects of an industrial 3D printing operation and by this see a virtual model getting created into its final physical customer ready object. Next to this, you will take on an improvement project depending on your skill set or interest and work with the team to advance our 3D printing operation to the next level.


Past interns have changed the raw material handling process, performing lean process analyses and flow improvements, optimizing our production planning algorithms, etc. Basically, it all depends on how your skill set can best be utilized.

Our intern program is open to students from dutch schools or universities, preferable local ones.


Why join our team?

Shapeways is breaking new ground in the field of 3D printing. With our website and marketplace for designers, our goal is to give everyone access to the revolution of additive manufacturing. This isn’t your typical web business – we have a physical product at the back end. If you’d like to work in a dynamic, collaborative, respectful environment where colleagues share ideas and encourage each other to think creatively, Shapeways is just what you’re looking for.

  • Working with some of the most talented, passionate, creative innovators in Eindhoven. Best culture out there!
  • Great Snacks and Free Lunch- Fully stocked fridge, fancy coffee, free lunch and snacks.

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