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Internship Acoustics

Veröffentlicht am 01.11.2023 Praktikum

Local Unit & Position Description

The Section Acoustics is part of the Measurements Department in Germany, performing calculations and measurements with regards to acoustics from wind turbines. The Section consists of 15 employees, located in Kaiser-Wilhelm-Koog, Hamburg and Oldenburg.

The DNV Acoustics team is a well-known and preferred business partner for acoustic services for many manufacturers as well as operators of wind turbines. Our expertise is sought after and recognised by authorities and standardisation bodies.

The project work and traveling are organized in small and changing teams. Due to weather dependency, student - intern has to be flexible and likes to be out of the office and in the field. The field work is mainly carried out in northern Germany, but also in other parts of Germany and European countries. 20/30% of work is carried out in the field and 80/70% in Keiser-Wilhelm-Koog DNV office. We are looking for 2 interns at the moment. 

Your main activities during the internship will be:

  • Supporting our engineers during acoustic measurements at wind turbines or near houses
  • In case of office work the intern is supporting the engineers with their daily activities, i. e. maintence of the measurement devices, data analysis and statistics
  • Calibration and verification of measurement equipment
  • Developing of smaller programs or data bases for project management or data analysis
  • Position Qualifications

    To be successful in this internship you need to:

  • Be graduate/student of physics, mechanical engineering, geophysics, acoustics or similiar studies
  • Have an active driver's license "B" - mandatory
  • Speak fluently English (German language skill is a big plus)
  • Be able to travel - also in a short notice
  • Have practical skills (electrical or mechanical) as they are helpful for measurement field work
  • Have good knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Be able to work independently and conscientiously; flexible, innovative and customer centric attitude. 
  • We offer 3/6 months full-time internship starting preferably as of August or September. What you can expect is to be exposed to challanging, technical tasks in various locations, also internationally. You will join the team with diverse backgrounds and a mix of very experienced experts and young enthusiastic talents. You will be part of a local team in a world-leading company that has a global reach with more than 14,000 employees around the world. 

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, 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 provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

    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!


    DNV GL, Hamburg