Working at GDN
Working for the Geological Survey of the Netherlands
The Geological Survey of the Netherlands (GDN) is part of TNO. GDN’s more than 250 employees comprise geologists, hydrologists, subsurface model developers, and IT specialists. We all have one thing in common: a fascination for the world beneath our feet and the desire to get to know it in detail. In this pursuit, we combine our knowledge with research and advice in the areas of renewable energy, mineral extraction, water management, spatial planning, and infrastructure. The scope of our work ranges from the ground level and seabed to depths of around 6 kilometres.
Working for GDN means working for TNO. TNO was voted the Netherlands’ most attractive employer in 2021. TNO and GDN will give you the opportunity to do groundbreaking work and help clients develop innovative, practical, smart solutions. And all that on top of an attractive employment package. Want to discover TNO or find out more about our employment conditions and selection procedure? Visit TNO as an employer | TNO.
Would you like to work for our organisation? Potential areas of employment include subsurface modelling, groundwater research, and geo-ICT. Our job vacancies can be found on the Working at TNO page on the TNO website. To find out more about possibilities for internships or graduation projects, please visit the Internships and graduation projects page on the TNO website.
Talents of TNO
Read the personal stories of our colleagues working for GDN, which is part of TNO.
‘LET’S LISTEN TO WHAT THE EARTH HAS TO TELL US’
Romée Kars and her fellow GDN researchers use geomodelling to map the Dutch subsurface. It is inspiring work. After all, what could be more interesting than the earth, the foundation of everything? Read more >
‘WE NEED TO KNOW WHAT IS HAPPENING BENEATH OUR FEET’
Stefanie Bus is a geohydrologist. Her research provides decision-makers with the data and insights needed to make our country resilient to persistent drought and other forms of climate change. Read more >
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