VTT Summer Internships 2020: Research Trainee, Resilience in Society
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!
With us you will be responsible for
We are seeking Trainee to be in ”Resilience of Society” -team. Your responsibility area includes:
• System-dynamic model creation
• Implementation of research tasks
• Participation to EU project proposals innovation and design
The projects incorporate an inclusive and interactive research and analysis process, where the results are not derived ‘top-down’ but through a ‘bottom-top’ dynamic interaction with key end-users. As a member of Resilience in Society team, you will innovate state-of-the-art solutions together with your colleagues and enhance our concepts and technologies with demonstrators. The position is in Tampere or Espoo, Finland. The trainee position will be up to three (3) months.
We expect you to have
You have experience or you have interest to learn:
• Enthusiasm for science
• System Dynamic (SD) modelling of complex systems (e.g. transport, electricity, water, technology)
• Improvement of societal resilience through tehnical or technological modelling and solutions
• Good collaboration, language and ICT skills
• Relevant educational background
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
As a person you are a solution-oriented team player. You are eager to achieve results. You are efficient, well organised and independent. You should be willing to learn new things. A problem-solving attitude and good interaction and technical writing skills in English are valued.
We offer you an inspiring working environment where we develop globally unique technologies and where you will have new challenges and a lot of fun. You will receive guidance from our experienced personnel. 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. 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 Research Team Leader Kirsi Aaltola, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application must include a CV, transcript of records and a free form cover letter describing your understanding and experience of the required expectations. The position will be filled as soon as we find the right candidate. Traineeship will take place three months between 15th May to 15th September.
The interviews for the post will take place 24th and 26th of March 2020.
Apply between 18 February 2020 and 15 March 2020 23:59 (Europe/Helsinki)
Employment type: Summer job