Student Assistant- Electrical/Mechanical Engineer for COWI in Lyngby, Denmark


COWI is a leading consulting group that creates value for customers, people and society through our unique 360° approach. Based on our world-class competencies within engineering, economics and environmental science, we tackle challenges from many vantage points to create coherent solutions for our customer.
With offices across the globe, we combine global presence with local knowledge to take on projects anywhere in the world - no matter how large or small. At any given moment, we are involved in more than 12,000 projects.

At COWI, we take pride in employees who are curious about new technologies and ways to cooperate to deliver future-oriented solutions to our customers. And we believe that you develop best by participating in projects that challenge your knowledge.

We cooperate across disciplines, customer portfolios and business units all over the world. As an employee in COWI, an international career is within your reach. By working on our global projects, you can develop sustainable solutions from Africa to Europe and from Asia to America.

We have nearly 90 years of experience in the business, and COWI is a leader within its field because our 7,300 employees are leaders within theirs. Together, we create coherence in tomorrow's sustainable societies.

Join us and expand your potential!

Application deadline:07 December 2022 – Denmark – Location: Lyngby – Infrastructure & Transportation

Do you want to make an impact in the infrastructure sector and create innovative solutions for a sustainable future? Do you want to explore new opportunities in Tunnelling projects across the world? Can you provide design expertise to our projects? Then join us in designing the future!


With over 93 offices worldwide, COWI is a global consulting group providing clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to complex situations within transportation, energy, environment, water, industry, buildings, and planning. Together with our over 7,300 committed professionals, COWI pushes the boundaries of engineering design around the globe.

Our tunnel team has a full set of world-class competencies, which in combination with local presence and experience, allow our dedicated professionals to take on the most challenging projects anywhere in the world. We are experienced in all types of tunnels and earth retaining structures needed in sectors ranging from highways, metros, railways, to energy and power, and we cover the entire lifecycle of a project from idea, concept and design to operation and maintenance.
With recent project wins and our growing project list, we are looking for electrical/ mechanical engineers who could be part of our major on-going projects and future projects; Femern Tunnel Project which is linking Denmark and Germany and it is the longest immersed tunnel in the world and the largest infrastructure project in Denmark’s history! Svanemøllen Stormwater Tunnel in Copenhagen. Västlänken: Underground railway tunnels and stations in the centre of Gothenburg and Fraser River immersed tunnel in Vancouver.
In addition to the ongoing project there is a large pipeline of infrastructure investments to be done in Denmark over the coming years. The government approved the infrastructure plan 2035 “Danmark Fremad” in 2021 which includes investments in a large range of tunnel projects.

As a young electrical or mechanical engineer, you will join our global team of specialists designing a variety of major crossings and metro projects. Your role is to learn and assist on the project. You will be working directly on the project alongside the project staff. You will be connected to one of our engineers who will guide and coordinate the work.
You will be exposed to preparation of engineering calculations, drawings, specifications and reports within underground infrastructure.

You will be working within a multi-disciplinary and multicultural department engineering.
COWI is a leader within our field, because our employees are leaders within theirs. We invite you to learn from the best and realise your potential in an outstanding environment, where we collaborate on shaping tomorrow’s societies. Alongside your manager, you outline the path for your development and build your expertise on a day-to-day basis, working on global and local assignments.

To succeed in this position, we believe you possess strong analytical skills and have a solid understanding of electrical or mechanical design. Along with this, you are self-motivated with good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. You plan, manage and complete your projects and tasks independently.

Furthermore, you have:
Bachelor degree and currently studying a Masters
Fundamental knowledge within electrical or mechanical systems
Willingness to learn and be challenged
Ability to communicate effectively in English and commination skills in a Scandinavian language is an advantage

For any further information, please reach out to our Head of Section, Mathias Y.B. Lysholt Hansen in Tunnels and Underground Infrastructure [email protected] We look forward to receiving your CV and application as soon as possible. Please note that we will be conducting interviews on an ongoing basis.

Click on the link below and tell us why you are the right person for this role. We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible since the recruitment process is ongoing. The application deadline is stated at the top of the page.

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COWI is a leader within our field because our employees are leaders within theirs. We invite you to learn from the best and expand your potential in an outstanding environment, where we collaborate on shaping tomorrow’s societies. Alongside your manager, you outline the path for your development and build your expertise on a day-to-day basis, working on global and local assignments. For more information, please visit


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