Summer Internship 2018 - Engineer Carbon Årdal

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.

Årdal Carbon produces around 200 000 tonn of anodes per year. Anodes are supplied to Sunndal, Høyanger, Karmøy pilot plant and Årdal electrolysis. Electrolysis operation strongly depends on stable/predictable anode quality. We are working with continues impromevemt in production processes, building up superior operator knowledge/experience, establishing pro-active maintenance and aiming for the best HSE.

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

As a Summer Intern in Carbon Årdal, your work will be related to process data solution connected to Industry 4.0:

  • Looking into production systems, predictive maintenance and use of ABB 800xA control system. Data analysis from our history server with Python will be essential.


  • Minimum three years of completed studies in Cybernetics/IT
  • Good academic results
  • Good communication and cooperation skills
  • Engagement through student activities 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

Join us. Make your talent count. Renew the future.

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Updated: September 22, 2017