Working / doing an internship at Sciensano

Last updated on 1-12-2022 by Lieke Vervoort

Do you want to work for Sciensano? Take a look at our job opportunities!


  • As a scientist, you will develop an expertise in the field of health. In this context, you will work on practical research projects and on exciting topical issues, in the interest and for the benefit of society and every citizen. You have the chance to be in contact with national and international players in the Health network.
  • As a laboratory assistant, you perfect your mastery of laboratory analysis and take part in the development of new analytical methods. 
  • As a membre of the support services and the General Directorate, you contribute to supporting the activities of the scientists, while improving your technical and generic skills.

At Sciensano, we pay particular attention to you achieving a balance between your professional expectations and your personal priorities. A variety of advantages and facilities are available to meet your needs and enable you to work in an effective manner.

Discover below the advantages that will allow you to combine your professional development with your lifestyle.

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Because a work experience should be unique!

Welcoming and integrating you are key elements for a good start

Sciensano connects, health, science and society

You have not yet graduated and are interested in the field of public and/or animal health?

Each year Sciensano welcomes many interns in its scientific departments and laboratories, but also in its support functions. 

These internships and/or dissertations are carried out with a view to preparing a diploma or certification and must be integrated into a training programme. Therefore, these collaborations with Sciensano are subject to a tripartite training agreement between the trainee, the educational institution, and Sciensano.

Sciensano, a diversity of people

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