Summer job Group Research and Development - Digital Assurance

Location NO-Høvik
Requisition ID
Business Area
Group Centre
Posting Position Type
Temporary staff

Local Unit & Position Description

Join our 2024 summer internship program at GRD's Digital Assurance research program and unlock your passion for Machine Learning in the field of AI and Assurance.


Are you ready to embark on an exciting AI research experience? Group Research and Development (GRD), home to the Digital Assurance research program, would like to welcome talented summer students for 2024.


About GRD and our Mission


GRD performs strategic and applied research to increase DNV’s contribution to its purpose going into the future. We focus on building knowledge through collaborations with academia and industry. We create legitimacy for novel services through rigorous scientific research and focus on customer needs. A major focus for GRD is to shape the future of assurance in the digital age, working at the intersection where business needs meet scientific exploration.


We work on how modern machine learning (ML) techniques and artificial intelligence (AI) can be applied in a safe, trustworthy, and responsible manner. We work across a wide spectrum of application areas, including safety-critical applications.


If you are eager to explore research questions in ML, AI, and digital assurance, we invite you to be part of our dynamic team. Join us in driving innovation, advancing safety, and shaping the future.



Reasons to work with us:


Enriching Work Environment. At our Høvik office, we are in beautiful surroundings by the sea and can offer access to sailboats, kayaks, tennis courts, etc. We have more than 30 activity groups for you to join, as well as gym facilities located on our premises. It is also worth noting that we offer free parking and shuttle buses from Skøyen, Lysaker, and Sandvika.


Embrace Diversity. At DNV, you will become an integral part of an international and diverse team of experts. Collaborate with professionals from different backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives, gaining valuable insights and broadening your horizons.


Supportive and Caring Culture. Our international culture embodies diverse colleagues who value teamwork and inclusion across business areas and borders.


Career and Development. Joining us means investing in the future. You will have the opportunity to build a large professional network that will serve you well in your career. We have a strong company culture with an emphasis on competence sharing and professional and personal development.


By joining DNV, you become part of a world-leading company whose purpose is to safeguard life, property, and the environment.  You will also be part of a culture where our values, “we care, we share, we dare”, characterize how we act towards each other, our customers, and perform our work.


Application process:

Please upload your application letter, CV and grade certificate in our application tracking system (iCIMS). All documents should be in English, if possible. Students without this information will not be considered.



Application deadline: 8th October 2023 


For more information about this position, please contact:

Christian Agrell,

Position Qualifications

We are seeking highly motivated interns to collaborate with our team of research scientists in conducting research and development work in areas including:

  • Probabilistic Machine Learning
  • Deep neural networks
  • Generative models/Foundation models
  • Federated learning
  • Computer vision
  • Ship inspection data

The research work will involve the design, implementation, and experimental validation of machine learning techniques.


Knowledge and skills:


We are seeking 3rd and 4th year Master students with specialization in Computer Science / ML with the following skills:


  • Programming in Python.
  • Hands-on experience with ML libraries: PyTorch, TensorFlow.
  • Practical knowledge of building and adapting algorithms for ML.
  • Strong interest in research in AI / ML.
  • Proactive approach to solving scientific problems and issues.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Good communication skills and fluency in English, both verbal and written.

Personal qualities:


We are seeking candidates with these qualities:

  • Like to learn new technologies and programming languages.
  • Are self-driven and enjoy working in a team where we share successes and failures.
  • Are curious and able to stay up-to-date on relevant scientific developments.

Embark on a transformative summer internship with us in DNV. Apply now to be part of our mission to safeguard life, property, and the environment while shaping the future of AI and assurance.

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. 


Whether assessing a new ship design, optimizing the performance of a wind farm, analyzing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company’s supply chain, we enable our customers and their stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence. 


Our employees are driven by a common purpose: to safeguard life, property, and the environment. We help tackle the challenges and global transformations facing our customers and the world today and we are a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.

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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