ARISE internships

Arise logo

In the project ARISE, Naturalis, together with partners, is building a unique infrastructure that aims to recognize all Dutch species, from all kinds of samples, in all possible ways. It's a great opportunity for biodiversity research - and for students, too.

Find out more about ARISE here, or on the project website.

for almost everyone

ARISE is a multidisciplinary project, so we have lots of different things to do. Are you a prospective ecologist who wants to work with the latest state-of-the-art equipment? We have it. A student in the life sciences who wants to help develop quicker ways of sequencing and meta-barcoding? Our labs are open. Want to help program AIs that can identify species from sound recordings or cellphone pics? We can use you. 

Pipeting in the lab


Not just
the sciences

In fact, ARISE is one of the biggest projects in the history of Naturalis, and that means there's more to do than just research. Currently, we have art students that are helping us figure out what the user interface should like, and students of science communication that help us get the word out. If you can see your internship happening within Arise, we may have a place for you. Contact us at to find out more. 

Diopsis camera in the field
Hannco Bakker in the lab