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Summer trainee, R&D Chemicals and Materials


Porvoo, FI

Country/Region:  FI
Job Area:  R&D & Quality Control
Business Unit:  Core R&D

Come and create change with us! 🌍


Join us as Summer trainee, R&D Chemicals and Materials


We invite you to be part of our transformation journey, to grow with us. We empower you to show initiative in innovating and creating ideas. Your job with us will be meaningful and support your future career. 


This feedback is from our former trainees: 
“The atmosphere in my team was friendly and welcoming”
“My team supported me”
“For me it was important that the work I did was meaningful”
“The working environment was international”
Meet some of our trainees from last summer! 


We are eager to hear what you will say after the summer of 2023! 


As our trainee, you will support the R&D Chemicals and Materials team in  the project of renewable products for polymers and chemicals on data management. Data mining and other rollout activities will be part of your job. You’ll be creating databases to support our portfolio of renewable products for polymers and chemicals. On a daily basis, you will handle programming routines for extracting and organising data, however we will expect you to provide new and innovative ideas and be ready to act on them with the support of your team. 


The team consists of 7 professionals, and the main job of the team is to contribute to Neste strategy by giving technical support to the business unit of Renewable Polymers and Chemicals. We will guide and support you and give a good introduction for the job and our company. 


To be successful in this role, we expect you to be at the final stages of your studies in Data Science, Bachelor of Science (Technology), Master of Science (Technology), Computer Science or a similar relevant field. You should have good competence on programming in Python or similar language, good experience in databases and/or SQL.  Knowledge in refinery processes or chemistry is seen as an advantage.  We are looking for a trainee with excellent communication skills in English (written and spoken), motivation to learn and ability to work independently in the assigned tasks.  


By joining Neste this summer, you also join our global trainee community of 400 young talents in each of our business areas and support functions. Throughout the summer, our global #SummerWithNeste program entails a range of informative and inspiring events and activities. Visit to find out more.


All applicants must be students at the time of applying. Your salary will be determined based on  the job and its requirements, your relevant previous working experience and the number of course credits you have from your studies. For some roles, the recruitment process may include a health check and drug test. The planned time period for the summer job is between May and September 2023 (around 4 months). 


Please apply by February 6th, 2023. 


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