Internship/Student Assistant Risk Assessment and Fire Safety

Location DE-Hamburg
Requisition ID
Business Area
Posting Position Type
Temporary staff

Local Unit & Position Description

We are looking for a student who would like to gain his/her first experience in our section responsibile for safety and system engineering within Maritime Advisory. The safety and systems engineering unit is responsible for a broad range of services covering environmental compliance, risk assessments, system risk assessments, alternative design assessments including fire safety and system analyses with focus on alternative fuels. This includes external customer projects as well as internal support and R&D projects.


Your main tasks will include:

  • Participation in risk assessments with focus on fire safety, evacuation and life saving appliances
  • Application of fire and smoke simulation tools
  • Application of evacuation simulation tools

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master's degree student with focus on naval, civil or mechanical engineering (esp. Safety Engineering, Fire Safety Engineering, Hazard Control)
  • Background in risk assessment methodologies or fire safety engineering of advantage
  • Good command of English language
  • Working knowledge of MS Office tools

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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