VTT Summer Internships 2019: Research Trainee, reactor analysis (6037)

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Form of employment: Full time, Fixed term

Locations: Espoo, Finland

Job area: Nuclear safety

Application period: Monday, January 21, 2019 - Thursday, February 28, 2019

About us

VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.
VTT – beyond the obvious. www.vttresearch.com

Do you want to join our Reactor Analysis team, which is a part of VTT’s Nuclear Safety Research Area? Our team covers nuclear safety related topics including reactor dynamics, nuclear fuel behaviour, severe accidents, and radioactive dispersion and dose assessment.

With us you will be responsible for

We are looking for a summer trainee for our reactor dynamics group. Our group does safety analyses for VVER, PWR and BWR power plants. Work will consist mainly of modelling of transients and accidents with dedicated computer codes.
Main responsibilities is participating to the transient and accident modelling together with our experts

We expect you to have

We are looking for summer trainee applicants interested in working in the nuclear energy research. Strong mathematical background is appreciated, and applicable fields of study include engineering physics, physics, nuclear energy, and power plant engineering. The focus of the work will be understanding and evaluating the models and the phenomena they are describing, but as the codes are under development basic programming skills are also needed.
• Master student in engineering physics, physics, nuclear energy or power plant engineering.
• Basic knowledge of nuclear power plants
• Basic programming skills

As a person you are

We a looking for a person, who wants to work with scientists with different length of work experience. We hope that you do not hesitate to tackle even to complicated technical things.
• Self-driven
• Do not hesitate to learn new and complicated things

We offer

At VTT, we believe that our impact is built on scientific and technological excellence in all our work. Our people is the core of the next generation VTT. Our personnel’s wellbeing and competence development are key priorities. You will be a part of a creative and international working environment. We offer versatile, independent and challenging tasks and the needed support and coaching.

We offer a great opportunity to develop technological competences in Nuclear Safety area together with VTT´s top experts. In our group you can learn much about behavior of nuclear power plants and practical safety analyses. It is possible to do special assignment.

For further information

For more information about the position, you can contact Ville Tulkki, Research Team Leader (Ville.Tulkki@vtt.fi, tel +358 20 7226114) or Elina Syrjälahti, Senior Scientist (Elina.Syrjalahti@vtt.fi, tel +358 20 7225017,).

VTT is participating as a responsible employer in The Responsible Summer Job 2019 campaign. As a responsible employer, we commit ourselves to the principles of responsible summer job. Please read more from https://kesaduuni.org/responsible-summer-job/.

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