Intern - Economics

Location IN-Mumbai
Requisition ID
Business Area
Posting Position Type
Temporary staff

Local Unit & Position Description

Maritime Advisory SEAPI is a growing consulting and Research & Innovation unit overseeing activities in Region Southeast Asia, Pacific and India. DNV ambition is to be a data-smart solutions organisation providing management and technical advisory services within the maritime industry, focussing on Maritime Decarbonisation, Digital Transformation and Sustainability. Our key stakeholders include shipowners, charterers, maritime authorities/government entities and defence, banks/investment/leasing companies with interest on maritime assets and infrastructure, LNG suppliers and traders, and maritime technology providers and the digital eco-system/start-ups. We are currently focusing our Consulting and research activities within the areas of maritime decarbonisation, digitalisation and sustainability. 


This position will be on a 6-months contract term (with the possibility for a contract extension) based in India We are seeking candidates who recently passed master’s degree. He/she will work in advisory projects such as maritime cluster study, forecasting for the economic impact of energy transition in maritime industry. He/she will also work in leading-edge Research and Innovation activities including the use of new technologies in maritime sector such as autonomous and zero-emission vessels and data platform/data analytics. The selected individuals can expect to work in a dynamic, high performing team with diverse technical and management background, nationalities and experience, leveraging on DNV global network, accelerated learning curve and working on exciting projects with meaningful impact to the clients’ organisation and wider maritime industry.  


As an Intern - Economics, you will be part of an experienced and diverse team conducting consulting work such as techno-commercial feasibility studies and market assessments, research & innovation activities or delivering customized solutions to our clients within the region and across the world. There will be significant learning opportunities for the selected candidates as the role will involve engaging our clients and external stakeholders, interviewing and brainstorming activities with DNV experts located in India, Singapore and our other research and advisory hubs such as in Norway and Germany, and other forms of activities involving desktop learning, reviewing of research papers and publications.  

Position Qualifications

  • Recently passed master’s degree with Economics / Finance 
  • Candidates with internship experience in leading consulting firms will be preferred 
  • Collaboration with subject matter experts and seniors to develop financial model (Capex/Opex related) targeted at solving selected business use cases. 
  • Ability to develop or support on generating forecasting model for the economic impact of energy transition. 
  • Candidates proficient in working with macros in Microsoft excel and data visualization tools such as Power BI will have added advantage. 
  • Knowledgeable on ESG/Sustainability trends and development 
  • End to end support of project from proposal development, product development and project delivery.  
  • Ability to discern critical opportunities and challenges in various maritime value chains 
  • Flexible and inquisitive mindset, with willingness to collaborate with peers 
  • Contributes with new ideas, agile in thinking and fast learner 
  • Communicate, using appropriate channels, in a clear, open, active and honest manner 
  • Candidates based out near Mumbai or Pune will be preferred.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in risk management and assurance, with almost 12,000 employees operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise, we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions. 
We are the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational, or regulatory challenges.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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