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VTT Summer Internships 2020: Research Trainee, Urban energy systems

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 2.1.2020

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 join the research team that is solving the challenge of the resilient and resource positive Smart Cities? We are looking for a summer trainee for the “Urban energy systems” -research. We believe that the greatest impact to tackle the climate can be found in the cities, where the integrated urban energy solutions will be the key block of the resource efficient Smart City.

See more about our research: https://www.vttresearch.com/services/sustainable-and-smart-city/energy

With us you will be responsible for

Conducting research, making concepts of self-sufficient district solutions and reporting them in English. The detailed topic can be formulated based on the applicant’s background.

Main responsibilities:
• Execute the ongoing projects with senior experts
• Conduct simulation analyses of technical systems, building energy systems and district energy systems.
• Report the results in English

We expect you to have

We expect you to have a technical background on the area of energy and environmental engineering and you are currently at the end of your Master studies in the University. Also we expect you to have:
• Work experience on the energy and environment domain
• Studies that have contained courses on the topics of: simulating and modelling of the energy systems, energy production, renewable energies, sustainability and energy in the built environment
• Good computer skills and ability to learn quickly the use of new energy modelling tools
• Fluency (speaking and writing) in English

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 enthusiastic about new technologies and interested in making better world for our future generations. You are ready to learn new things and ready to work independently when needed.

We offer

At VTT, we believe that our impact is built on scientific and technological excellence in all our work. Our people is the core of the next generation VTT. Our personnel’s wellbeing and competence development are key priorities. You will be a part of a creative and international working environment. We offer versatile, independent and challenging tasks and the needed support and coaching.

We offer a great opportunity to develop technological competences in the Smart Energy and Built Environment -research area together with VTT´s top experts. Our research team develops solutions for the future Smart Cities to enable the pathway to sustainable future.

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 Jari Shemeikka, Research Team Leader (tel. +358 40 7224505) on Thu Feb 6th between 1 PM and 4 PM or on Fri Feb 7th between 1 PM and 4 PM.

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.