X!Delft students aims to build the ultimate bridge between the TU Delft master students and major companies. This bridge will provide businesses with young and innovative ideas while students gain the practical work experience required to thrive in their future career.

X!Delft is partners with ambitious companies that aspire to be leading in innovation, and recognize the benefit of collaborating within an ecosystem that is filled with a variety of academics, professionals as well as students.

Challenges arise out of the obstacles our partners have been battling repeatedly or the new and exciting opportunities they have discovered. When young, open-minded, bright-eyed and proactive students collaborate in interdisciplinary teams they are the perfect candidates to tackle these challenges from a new/fresh perspective in order to help conceptualize the company’s ideas.

Are you done with solely focusing on theoretical knowledge in class? Do you sometimes wonder, when am I going to start changing the world and contribute to society? Are you ready to put yourself out there and show companies what you are capable of?

Then X!Delft Students is for you!

How does it work?

When you sign up for X!Delft Students you join our community. By answering a few questions in our easy application form we will start to get to know you and your interests. After signing up we will make sure you will receive vacancies for company challenges that are relevant to you!

You will soon be able to apply for all challenges that interest you. Each company challenges lasts anywhere between 1 to 6 months. The work will often be approximately 8 to 12 hours a week, flexible, and compensated.

Additionally X!Delft students offers many extras such as guest lectures and training provided by our partners (e.g. pitch training, team building workshops , project management training, etc.)

In summary X!Delft Students offers the opportunity to:

  • join a community filled with motivated TU Delft master students
  • exchange knowledge with peers from different faculties in an interdisciplinary environment
  • explore new ideas while working towards new innovations
  • expand your horizon by building connections with professionals in your field
  • experience working on a real-life project
  • benefit from many extras such as; networking events, interview training, and a variety of additional relevant and exciting workshops!


X!Delft is a joint initiative of TU Delft and Roland Berger and aims to close the gap between academics and corporations with ambition to accelerate innovation. Strategic collaborations are offered to inspire, experiment, spark entrepreneurship and develop talent. X!Delft hosts several projects with added value for students, corporates and TU Delft. For more information, visit the X!Delft website.




Irina Amariei


Jill Oudshoorn



Sujith Saravanan Mahadevan

public relations