Summer Internship 2018 - Technical Sunndal

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 Sunndal is the largest and most modern primary aluminium plant in Europe. Our main products are extrusion ingots and primary foundry alloys, used to a large extent by the car manufacturing industry. Hydro Sunndal is also a research and development hub, with extensive expertise in casthouse operations.

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

For this this summer, we can offer an internship position in the Technical unit at Hydro Sunndal.

As an Intern in this unit, you will be a part of our technical team. The team is responsible for implementing new technological solutions. We focus on delivering efficient and effective process solutions for the future. You will participate in projects where you will work closely with experienced colleagues, focusing on technical solutions, operational, process or quality related topics.


  • Minimum three years of completed studies in Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Light Metal Production, Mathematics, Physics, Cybernetics, Industrial Economics & Technology management
  • Good academic results
  • Good communication and cooperation skills
  • Engagement through student activities is an advantage
  • Expereience with tools and methodology to measure project performance 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