Shadowing Day

The Shadowing day project has been created to give students the opportunity to tag along with an alumnus of Mechanical Engineering of the UT for a day. The project is organized by W.S.G. Isaac Newton and Alumni-Association Principia and is meant for third year and master students.


The goal of this project regarding master students is for these students to be able to get a glimpse of working in the industry at specific companies. This enables you to get a sense of how it feels working for a specific company or in a particular function.


Third years students are also allowed to participate in this project. The shadowing day is the method to see if the master you are about to choose is the right option for you. Of course it is also a possibility to get a peek at a specific company.

Subscribing and further steps

‚ÄčYou are able to subscribe for a shadowing day at the Commissioner Educational Affairs by simply speaking with them in the Newton room or by sending an email to He will ask you to write a motivation letter and resume to hand over to the company of your choice. 


For the Shadowing day project we work together with several companies. The companies are on the list on the right. Want to visit an other company? Don't be afraid to ask.


List of companies

  • Siemens
  • Huisman Equipment B.V.
  • ASML
  • Stork
  • Fokker AESP B.V.
  • SMST
  • NLR
  • Demcon
  • Shell
  • Damen Shipyard Gorinchem
  • Philips Drachten
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Sensata Technologies
  • Heerema Marine Contractors
  • ECN
  • Aeronamic B.V. Almelo
  • Aeronamic Aircraft Subsystems B.V.
  • IF Technology
  • XS4ALL
  • SKF
  • DSM
  • Philips Medical Systems
  • Brink Staphorst