Summer Internship 2018 - Energy Markets 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 Markets is responsible for maximizing the value of Hydro’s power portfolio and for providing energy portfolio management for our aluminium activities in Europe and Brazil. We are looking for summer interns who have strong commercial instincts and the ability to convert analytical skills to value-enhancing strategies.

We are looking for two interns to the Energy Markets unit. 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

Project work related to the business unit’s ongoing activities. A more detailed description will be provided later and will be adjusted to the students' competencies. Quantitative skills, such as big data handling, are highly appreciated for these positions. Students with geophysichal background are welcome to apply, as weather and hydrology competence is key for the unit.
Possible tasks could be projects within:

  • Energy market analysis
  • Hydropower optimization
  • Trading & Hedging department
  • Analysis of meteorological and hydrological data and forecasts

Hydro is the second largest power producer in Norway and the largest power consumer. The Energy unit does not only optimizes the power plants, but also the smelters participation in the power market within a total portfolio. It is a lean organization where you can get a very good insight in how a Power Production company is operated.


  • Minimum three years of completed studies in Engineering, mathematics, statistics, metrology, hydrology or other relevant
  • Good academic results
  • Good communication and cooperation skills
  • Engagement through student activities is an advantage
  • Competence in data handling and programming in R, Excel or similar is an advantage.

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