Student Worker

Join Vestas as a Student Worker in Aarhus, Denmark. Develop advanced control solutions with MATLAB/Simulink to enhance Power Plant Controller capabilities.

Aarhus, Denmark  UTC+01:00   On-site   Internship   10000+   12 days ago

About Vestas

Company Overview

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Aarhus, Denmark


Business Model

Renewable Energy - Wind Turbine Manufacturing and Services

Designs, manufactures, installs, and services wind turbines

Product sales and service agreements

Locations & Geography

Worldwide operations across continents including North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America

Company Culture

Committed to sustainable energy solutions and market leadership in renewable energy

Innovative, sustainability-focused, with emphasis on continuous improvement

Offers various career programs, internships, and training opportunities

Activities & Projects

Engaged in multiple wind energy projects worldwide, with a strong focus on both onshore and offshore turbines

Development of the V164 model, one of the most powerful turbines

Targets carbon neutrality by 2030 and zero-waste turbines by 2040

Career Opportunities

Wide range of roles in engineering, project management, and operations

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, professional development programs, and flexible work arrangements

Contact Information

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Careers at Vestas

Begin your journey into the renewable energy sector with Vestas Power Solutions by joining the PPC Controls team as a Student Worker. You will be given the chance to develop and apply advanced control solutions with MATLAB/Simulink, which will play a significant role in improving Power Plant Controller capabilities.

Take advantage of the chance to engage with sophisticated technologies like Adaptive Control and Model Predictive Control (MPC), enhancing your skills through practical application in a team-oriented, international context.

Vestas Technology & Operations > Applications, Controls & Electrical > PPC Controls

PPC Controls is an R&D house and part of Vestas Power Solutions. In PPC Controls, We are bridging the needs and requirements of the Transmission Systems Operators (TSO) with the capabilities of our Hybrid Power Plants by developing advanced Power Plant Control algorithms.

The team consist of colleagues with high diversity in skillset, seniority and ethnicity. We live the Vestas values: Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion, form the backbone of our culture of striving for world class.

The team is a Global team with Engineers in Denmark and Portugal. We collaborate very closely with our department in Chennai, India and our value chain to deliver effectively on projects.


We offer a very vibrant environment to develop & a learning environment for the new engineering students to gain some more technical experience during their education.

  • Have the opportunity to design new control algorithms to improve the Power Plant Controller functionality
  • Possibility to design & implement control solutions in model-based design using MATLAB/Simulink
  • Get the opportunity to work on new technologies like Adaptive Control and Model Predictive Control (MPC) among others


  • Students currently pursuing a B.Sc. or M.Sc. in engineering within control systems, computer science, software engineering, data science etc.
  • Data-focused approach to solving problems
  • Good cultural understanding & international working experience
  • Keen interest in product/technology development, project management or related areas
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English


As a person, you are self-motivated, professional, and committed by nature. You have a good sense of quality and a can-do mentality. Furthermore, you:

  • Have great interpersonal skills, a natural curiosity and an interest in people
  • Are open-minded and friendly
  • Possess team spirit and enjoy being part of a team, while at the same time being able to work with limited supervision
  • Are motivated and eager to learn
  • Can thrive with varied tasks and can dive easily into the administrative elements of the position
  • Are pragmatic, structured and hands-on in your working style; you get things done
  • Are interested in working with project and portfolio management

What we offer

An opportunity to be part of a large multinational organisation pursuing the vision of being the global leader in sustainable energy solutions.

You will be an integrated part of a Power Plant Control team, valuing professionalism but also a casual atmosphere. As part of the Power System Integration, you will engage in a wide variety of projects and directly impact the direction of Vestas' external representation, supporting the realization of commercial targets and Grid Code Fulfilment on a Global Scale.

Additional information

The primary work location is Aarhus, Denmark.

To be considered for this role, you must apply online before August 8, 2024. We will review applications on an ongoing basis. We can withdraw from the job and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date.

For more information, please get in touch with Rahul Sharma, Sub Module Owner, at +45 3198 3187.

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About the role

Jul 10, 2024



Aug 08, 2024



Aarhus, Denmark



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