Two summer student internships at Maritime Zero Carbon Fuels Group

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

Local Unit & Position Description

Are you passionate about sustainability and eager to contribute to the decarbonization of the maritime industry? Join our team for an exciting summer research opportunity in 2024!


Projects Overview:

The maritime industry faces a pressing challenge in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. We are committed to exploring innovative solutions to drive this transition. As a summer student, you will have the opportunity to work on one of the two dynamic projects within our Zero Carbon Fuels research team.


Project 1: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Maritime Fuels

Project 2: Novel Biofuels for Maritime industry


The successful candidates will be part of the Maritime Program in DNV’s strategic research unit, Group Research and Development (GRD) where you will join an international pool of talented researchers covering a wide range of selected topics of strategic importance to DNV. GRD's mission involves strategic and applied research, emphasizing knowledge advancement and technology validation through partnerships with academia and industry. It also entails providing industry leadership through external publications and forecasts while establishing scientific credibility for DNV's services.


Your activities and responsibilities may include:

  • Conduct literature review and data analytics on marine fuels, incl. biofuels.
  • Explore physical and chemical processes used to produce marine fuels.
  • Use marine fuel standards.
  • Explore the potential for emission reduction of novel alternative fuels.
  • Develop LCAs for selected fuel value chains in the maritime sector.
  • Create interactive visualizations to communicate complex LCA results effectively.
  • Review existing methods for incorporating biodiversity indicators into LCAs.


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:

Oleksii Ivashenko,

Position Qualifications

We are looking for:

  • Students with background in chemical or environmental engineering, physical chemistry, process technology or industrial ecology.
  • Self-driven and talented students who are motivated by the DNV purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment.
  • Students capable of finding and applying relevant ISO and EU standards and guidelines.
  • (Relevant to Position 1) Candidates with proficiency in LCA methodology, with social LCA experience as a plus.
  • (Relevant to Position 1) Students with practical experience in LCA modeling (preferably Brightway2 or SimaPro) and data analysis 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. 


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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