Apply now »

Become our next FutureStarter

Are you ready to make an impact? ZF is looking for talented individuals to join our team. As a FutureStarter, you’ll have the opportunity to shape the future of mobility. Join us and be part of something extraordinary!

Internship: Intellectual Property & Innovation Management

Country/Region:  BE

Antwerpen, Antwerp, BE, 2600

Req ID 71290 | Antwerpen, Belgium, ZF Wind Power Antwerpen NV


At our ZF Wind Power site in Antwerp, we are looking for interns to join our Intellectual Property and Innovation Management team for a period of six months starting as soon as possible. During this internship you will get the possibility to discover the “world of patents” from a technical point of view. 


What you can look forward to:

  • Assist the patent manager in setting up technology landscapes for patent searches to discover the world of patents from a technical point of view.
  • Opportunity to delve deeper into different areas of technology for wind turbines (gears, bearings, connections, castings, gearbox and powertrain concepts), using your knowledge from courses on machine elements. 
  • Analyze and summarize technical features and components which are described in the patents.
  • Present and discuss your work with a group of technical experts.
  • Use of AI (e. g. ChatGPT) to help understand the content of patents better and faster. 

Your profile:

  • Studying towards a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or comparable field of study. 
  • Basic knowledge of drive train technology, gearbox technology and digitalization are an advantage.
  • Confident use of MS Office 365 as well as very good English skills.
  • You are interested in wind power technology.
  • Entrepreneurial thinking, digital mindset, team spirit, analytical skills, quick comprehension, solution-oriented and independent working style and strong communication skills. 


Be part of our ZF team as Internship: Intellectual Property & Innovation Management and apply now!


Helena Paul

+49 7541 77 969121

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

Find out how we work at ZF:

Job Segment: R&D Engineer, Intern, Mechanical Engineer, Patent, Automotive, Engineering, Entry Level, Legal

Apply now »