Junior Market Research Analyst (Student Assistant) – impacting our blue planet through innovation

Are you curious about the intersection between business and software and want to help impact our blue planet through innovation? Would you like to apply and broaden your skills in entrepreneurship, lean innovation, and market research on an international scale? If yes, we can offer you a challenging yet exciting student assistant position with great colleagues and the opportunity to shape new businesses and work in a truly international company – engaged in solving the world’s challenges in water environments. 

DHI is a leading, global, digital advisory company that integrates deep domain knowledge with advanced digital technology to enable new ways to use, manage and live with water and to protect water-related ecosystems. Founded in 1964, DHI is built on more than 50 years of dedicated research and real-world experience in global water industries. We are on an exciting journey to drastically increase our positive impact of blue planet through our cutting-edge technology, strong knowledge of water and global network of partners. 


You will be part of our Innovation Lab team, which is dedicated to ensure commercialisation of research and innovations across DHI. Building and researching business cases for complex technology developments in close collaboration with key domain experts, business developers, finance, and user researchers constitute a significant part of the work.  

As a Junior Market Research Analyst, you will work closely with our business innovation managers to ensure we have a solid understanding of the business viability aspect of our innovation investments and activities. Your tasks will be planned ad hoc but will include assistance on: 

  • Business case development  
  • Market research and business analytics 
  • Competitor analysis  
  • Screening of technology gaps 
  • Innovation management and facilitation 
  • Assistance with user research qualifications 

Your personal skills

  • Currently studying within business, innovation management or engineering 
  • Strong interest in business innovation and entrepreneurship 
  • Experience from studies within business analytics and market research 
  • Proactive, self-driven, and results-oriented 
  • Good communication skills in English, both orally and in writing 

We offer 

You will be part of an innovative organisation constantly seeking to be at the forefront regarding advisory and tools to analyse water flows and development. DHI holds some of the most skilled engineers and scientists within our area of expertise. We will offer you: 

  • A challenging student position allowing you to apply your studies in real-world scenarios  
  • Versatile and exciting tasks with international colleagues 
  • A flexible job that accommodates your studies (especially during exam periods)  
  • An empowering environment where you can shape your tasks according to your interests and areas of expertise you wish to expand further. 
  • The possibility to take ownership and proactively drive projects within the field of corporate innovation 
  • 2-3 days workdays per week 
  • A people-first company with great respect and recognition for you and your work 
  • being part of a purpose-driven organization and making a positive impact on the environment 
  • An attractive and informal international working environment with innovative and dedicated colleagues 
  • Close interaction with our business units in Denmark and global offices 
  • An excellent opportunity to utilise, shape, and expand your skills, network and expertise 
  • A great canteen in our office situated green and quiet surroundings 
  • Strong table tennis and padel tennis contesters 

Office location 

Our headquarters is located in Hørsholm, about 20 km north of Copenhagen. With the bus stop conveniently located right outside our front door, commuting to our office in Hørsholm from Copenhagen is easy. Whether you are arriving from Nørreport station in just 35 minutes or Amagerbro station in a quick 45 minutes, you will find the commute to be efficient.

About DHI 

DHI is owned by the DHI foundation and employs more than 1,000 highly qualified people working from offices in more than 30 countries worldwide. At DHI, you will be part of diverse and highly skilled teams all working together to solve some of the world’s most difficult water challenges. We believe that by making a difference for our clients, we make a difference for our planet. 

Sustainability is a central part of DHI’s DNA and purpose. DHI has made a positive contribution to sustainable development by enabling access to safe water, safe treatment of wastewater, and protection from climate impact in cities, by protecting water basins and groundwater from water scarcity and pollution, by ensuring sustainable development of offshore renewable energy and maritime transportation, and by facilitating focus on environment and biodiversity in the oceans. 

How to apply  

  • Please submit your application, including your CV, via the relevant job posting on DHI’s website: http://www.dhigroup.com/careers  
  • The deadline for application is 5 October 2023
  • For further information, please get in touch with VP, Innovation Lab, Rasmus Eskerod Borgstrøm, +45 4516 9486, RLB@DHIGROUP.COM  

Applications will be evaluated when received, so please apply as soon as possible, and no later than October 5th 2023.

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Expected start date: As soon as possible
Position type: Part time, Casual work
City: Hørsholm
Country: Denmark
Job type: Research, Development & Innovation, Sales, Marketing and Customer care

DHI are the first people you should call when you have a tough challenge to solve in a water environment – be it a river, a reservoir, an ocean, a coastline, within a city or a factory.

Our knowledge of water environments is second-to-none. It represents 50 years of dedicated research and real-life experience from more than 140 countries. We strive to make this knowledge globally accessible to clients and partners by channelling it through our local teams and unique software.

Our world is water. So whether you need to save water, share it fairly, improve its quality, quantify its impact or manage its flow, we can help. Our knowledge, combined with our team's expertise and the power of our technology, holds the key to unlocking the right solution.

For more information please visit www.dhigroup.com
Agern Alle 5
2970 Hørsholm