Maritime Fleet in Service Summer Intern 2024

New Orleans, LA, United States
Position type:
Full Time


About us

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence.

As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

About the role

DNV Maritime Region Americas offers summer internship 2024 opportunities.

Are you looking for new opportunities? DNV Maritime Region Americas offers summer internships.

If your ambition is to make a real difference and seek opportunities beyond business, this could be the perfect start for your career.

DNV is now looking for students who are ready to join us for the summer of 2024. We are primarily looking for juniors or seniors who want to join our summer internship within Maritime Business.

This position will be located in our DNV office in New Orleans, LA office

We will select Juniors or Seniors based on business needs aligned with your education, experience, and background.

We trust you as a relevant candidate are triggered by our purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment, which is key in our projects.

We are primarily hiring candidates with relevant Bachelor or Masters program specializations from:

Marine Engineering

Marine Transportation/Operations

Marine Machinery

Marine Technology

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Naval Architecture

What You'll Do

  • The internship will last approximately 8-10 weeks. You will have the opportunity to work within various relevant technical disciplines. Our ambition is to give you a broad technical foundation to pursue your career further.
  • You will be given the chance to explore our Maritime organization and become familiar with the daily working life surveyors and technical employees. You will gain valuable surveying, inspection, and technical experience
  • You will become well acquainted with the DNV's company culture and organization and expand your professional network. We are confident that we can offer an interesting, challenging, and fun experience

What we offer

Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
Spending accounts FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
401(k) with company match
Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
Education reimbursement program
Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
Charitable Matched Giving and Volunteer Rewards through our Impact Program
Volunteer time off (VTO) paid by the company
Career advancement opportunities
**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

How We Do It

We Care, We Dare, We Share

DNV is a proud equal-opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment Department ( Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

DNV is proud to announce being named one of Houstons best places to work in the 2022 Houston Business Journal Best Places to Work competition.

For more information

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About DNV

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About you

You have a passion for the Maritime industry and can identify yourself with our purpose, value, and standards. It is important to us that you fit well into the organization and working environment.

As a person, you would typically fit into one or more of the following descriptions:

  • Junior or senior level in the above specified programs specializations
  • Please indicate your Bachelor's or master's program specialization and/or main area of study during the application process
  • Strong interpersonal skills (communicate well in any environment)
  • Flexible with work schedule on-board vessel or in field service Current TWIC (Transpiration Worker Identification Credential) card preferred or must be eligible for TWIC card
  • Physical abilities necessary to perform regular functions of the job: Climbing pilot ladders & in/out of tanks, flying. crew boat launches, voyage surveys
  • Quick learner
  • Proactive, and with a service-minded attitude
  • Comfortable with new challenges and a personal drive to achieve goals
  • A creative problem-solving attitude
  • The ability to build networks Ability to work individually as well as in a collaborative environment
  • Analytical, structured, and systematic
  • Adhere to the Growth Mindset thinking
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Must have current valid driver's license
  • We conduct a pre-employment background check and drug screen

*Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position*

Projects and case studies

Our work helps pioneering companies and covers latest trends, regulations, initiatives to develop solutions to the most complex challenges the maritime industry is facing.

Remote surveys

By using an online or video link to the vessel, our dedicated remote surveyors can support vessels anywhere in the world.

Maritime Digital Twin

The cloud-based digital twin is a virtual image of customers’ assets, maintained through the lifecycle and easily accessible at any time.

Maritime Cyber Security

Cyber security is an important topic for the maritime industries due to rapid digital change that come with new threats and regulatory requirements.


Profit Share

You’ll be part of our global profit share scheme that means we all share in our success as a business. If we profit, so do you. This will be part of our Total Compensation approach each year and depends on our year-end results.

Personal Development

You’ll have a lot of opportunities to learn and grow. Whether it’s building your network, having resources to plan and realise your career goals or enjoying genuine freedom to satisfy your curiosity, we’ll make sure you’re always growing and developing

Purpose-led organization

You become part of a world-leading company where we know and live our purpose; to safeguard life, property, and the environment, with the opportunity to tackle global change through your work.


DNV provides the option for eligible employees to enroll in our professional managed 401(k) plan. We’ll match up to a percentage of employee elected investment, which will become fully vested after a few years.

Healthcare and more

You’ll have multiple medical plans to choose from including Dental, Vision, RX plans, AD&D, Critical Illness, ST/LT Disability, Paid Parental Leave, Virtual TalkSpace Therapy.

Additional benefits

ID theft protection, generous PTO accrual, company paid holidays, discounted pet insurance, charitable donation matching, additional vacation hours purchase plan, commuter benefits, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), tuition reimbursement.

Meet us

We help enhance the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of our customers in the global shipping industry, covering all vessel types and mobile offshore units.

We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic or regulatory challenges.

As trainees you get to try different roles in different locations around the world.

Ingrid | Technical trainee

Being a trainee you get to see the company from different sides and we've really enjoyed being technical trainees at DNV.

Karin | Technical trainee

We help our clients manage and understand the emerging risks from new fuels and autonomy.

Christine | Head of Section in Safety, Risk & Reliability

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At DNV, our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is not only an ethical choice, but also a business decision.

Diversity, fairness, and a sense of belonging are a source of strength for our people, our business, and our customers, and help us to deliver on our purpose, vision, and values.

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Working here

Since 1864 we’ve been dedicated to safeguarding life, property and the environment. Today we remain at the forefront of new technologies and techniques to help our customers transform for a more sustainable future.

At DNV you can expect to deliver career and industry defining work. You’ll be given the time to build your network, the resources to support your development, and the freedom to satisfy your curiosity and desire to learn.

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