Students & Graduates

Aker Talent Student Challenge

This fall we challenge you to challenge us

Do you want to showcase your skills and gain insight into the Aker companies for the opportunity to become a summer intern or graduate employee in 2019?
If the answer is yes, join our Aker Talent Student Challenge this fall.


WhenOctober 31 at 10:00 to November 1 at 16:00
LocationEngineerium, Snarøyveien 20, 1360 Fornebu, Norway
Available seats40
CostsTravel costs will be covered for participants living outside of Oslo


Responsibilities and tasks

You will have the opportunity to work in a team with other students to develop ideas for challenges faced by seven Aker companies — Cognite, Aker Solutions, Aker BP, MHWirth, Kværner, Aker Energy and Aker BioMarine.

The challenges are related to digitalization, sustainability, offshore energy products, services and customer markets.

Participants will

  • Work intensively for 30 hours to solve the challenges faced by seven Aker companies
  • Get coaching from our expert advisors
  • Apply a structured design thinking process using tools from the Aker companies
  • Present their ideas in a PechaKucha style meeting

Representatives from the Aker companies will be at the town hall meeting where you will present your ideas and many of you will be chosen for internships or graduate positions for 2019. Last year more than 25 of the participants were selected for internships or graduate positions.

Qualifications and personal qualities

Applicants are

  • Engineering, business or digitalization technology students
  • Problem solvers
  • Curious by nature
  • Team players

We offer

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities


Please attach your CV, diploma and other relevant papers and apply online by October 7, 2018. Use the apply button up in the right corner. NES Advantage is Aker Talent’s recruitment service provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.

Students & Graduates

We are on the look-out for students and graduates who are able to think outside the box. Ready to kick start your career with us?

We need people who

  • deliver quality results
  • are engaged
  • are open to new opportunities

Are you ready to take on a new challenge and be part of a successful team? Apply for your next job through our career page.

We offer

  • Summer internships
    As an MHWirth summer internship candidate you will get first-hand experience working with a wide portfolio of topside drilling equipment. Lasting approximately six weeks, you have the opportunity to see what it is like working at MHWirth, while still completing your degree.
  • Graduate and Master thesis opportunity
    Would you like to write your bachelor or  master thesis in cooperation with MHWirth? For more information, please use our contact form below.

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