Summer Internship 2018 - Energy Finance/Risk Management Oslo

Hydro is a global aluminium company with production, sales and trading activities throughout the value chain, from bauxite, alumina and energy generation to the production of primary aluminium and rolled products as well as recycling. Based in Norway, the company has 13,000 employees involved in activities in more than 40 countries on all continents. Rooted in more than a century of experience in renewable energy production, technology development and progressive partnerships, Hydro is committed to strengthening the viability of the customers and communities we serve.

Hydro’s business area Energy is responsible for safe and efficient operations of Hydro’s power plants in Norway. Strong value creation from our power production and sourcing competitive energy to Hydro’s smelters are key drivers for Hydro’s future growth.

Energy Risk Management is a part of the Finance department in Energy, and the unit is responsible for developing the commercial risk framework in Energy and for monitoring compliance with the policy. The main focus areas are Energy’s trading activity, power portfolio risk and credit risk. The department also contributes to other departments and projects in Energy. We are currently in process of implemetniting a new tool which requires thorough knowledge of programming and big-data handling. The work requires a solid statistical background as well as experience in statistical modelling.

As a student in Hydro, you take part in our joint efforts to create a more viable world where value creation, climate and energy go hand in hand; through continuous innovation, technological development and commercial skills, and by providing benefit to society through smart solutions in aluminum. It is an important social responsibility, and to us in Hydro also a business opportunity. Hydro has meant a difference for more than a hundred years, and together we will pave the way for another hundred years; only better, bigger and greener.

Area of Responsibility

The candidate will be part of the departments extraordinary work related to implementation and fulfillment of a new key tool. We therefore look for a candidate with competenices within the following fields:

  • Database knowledge (technical)
  • Power BI
  • Microsoft SQL
  • Sharepoint
  • MS Azure Analytics
  • Process automation
  • Modelling


  • Minimum three years of completed studies in Applied Mathematics, programming, economics/finance, industrial economics. Lack of formal competenices in some areas listed can be replaced by high interest/self studies.
  • Good academic results
  • Experience in statistical modelling
  • Good communication and cooperation skills
  • Engagement through student activities is an advantage
  • High interest/passion for quantitative work

The Hydro Internship Program

Summer Internship in Hydro:

  • 8 weeks (mid. June to mid. August)
  • Theory into practice
  • Real tasks and challenges
  • Dedicated buddy/mentor
  • A taste of a potential career

Common program with all interns:

  • Two-day Introduction Program
  • Plant Visit / Excursion
  • Social Events
  • Group Case Assignment
  • Closing Event

Application Deadline: November 5th 2017

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Updated: September 22, 2017