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VTT Summer Internships 2020: Research Trainee, Electric vehicle systems simulation

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 28.1.2020

Are you looking for a summer job with meaningful responsibility and possibility to make an impact? At VTT you have an opportunity to be part of our innovative work community of brilliant minds, and learn and develop with the support of your team mates. We have over 2000 encouraging and inspiring colleagues from 47 different nationalities waiting for you across Finland!

Our last summer’s trainees rated their summer job experience at 3,72 / 4 in Responsible Summer Job survey by Oikotie. Below are some excerpts of their feedback:
”I’ve been involved to versatile different projects and to different level of work tasks.”
”It was an eye opening experience to be part of various research projects.”

Join us and make an impact for a brighter future!


Do you want to power the revolution in transportation?
We strive to tackle the latest challenges in the electrical vehicles sector in many ways. Everything from batteries, vehicle fleets planning, and simulation through data based holistic urban scenarios generation is our passion and day-to-day motivation.
Our resent focus is in developing software tools to support the optimal planning and simulation of electric vehicle fleets, taking into account various technical and ambient considerations.

Check our recent developments here: https://vttblog.com/2020/01/08/e-transport-solution-research-moves-from-marathon-to-sprint-to-reach-city-planners-in-need/

With us you will be responsible for

You will be working as part of a team that researches and develops electrical vehicles simulation toolbox. You will be supporting and helping on various tasks related to this research work.

Main responsibilities:
• Using the current simulation tools available in the team
• Help to implement/test extension modules
• Simulation of various scenarios and results assessment
• Data processing using Python, Matlab or Excel
• Producing of visualizations for the results

We expect you to have

• No previous work experience is necessary
• A background in Transportation/Electrical/Mechanical or Software Engineering from the university or university of applied sciences
• Decent programming skills is big advantage as we use Python
• Good language skills in English as our team is international

We are especially looking for enthusiastic minds with strong motivation to grow and develop, so you don’t need to tick all of the boxes right now!

As a person you are

• Open-minded, innovative, proactive
• Team-player, willingness to solve problems independently
• Willingness to learn new things, practical, hands-on

We offer

VTT is a place to make a difference in collaboration with other brilliant minds. Our mission is to create impact that generates sustainable growth and wellbeing in society as well as in industry.

Our people are the core of the next generation VTT. Therefore, our personnel’s wellbeing, flexible work opportunities and competence development are key priorities for us.

With us, you can make an impact for a better future and you can be part of solving the biggest challenges of our time.

In our research team, we offer a vantage point in frontline electric vehicle research, interesting and challenging tasks and possibilities to develop your own excellence while contributing to development of the future transportation systems.

At VTT you also have an opportunity to continue working after your summer job as a part-time employee alongside of your studies or as a Thesis worker. According to Responsible Summer Job survey, 96 % of our summer interns were satisfied with their summer internship experience and 95 % were willing to continue working at VTT in the future.

For further information

For more information about the position, you can contact Marko Paakkinen, Research Team Leader (e-mail: marko.paakkinen@vtt.fi) or Yancho Todorov, Research Scientist, (tel. +358401649827, e-mail:yancho.todorov@vtt.fi)

Please send your CV, cover letter and transcript of records through our recruitment system as soon as possible, because we will fill in the position when the right person is found. The length of the summer internship is negotiable.