How to employ an engineering student

With DTU’s Industry Master of Science in Engineering programme, your company can recruit a new generation of highly skilled engineers. This is your chance to find committed and qualified employees eager to see their knowledge come to life in your workspace.

The Industry Master of Science in Engineering programme is a part-time MSc programme, meaning that your company can employ a BSc graduate from DTU in a four-year position of a minimum of 25 hours per week. During her or his employment, the student will complete an MSc programme part-time.

This offer applies to all of our MSc study lines (MSc Eng) except Aquatic Science and Technology /MSc Eng) and Master of Science (MSc) in Technology Entrepreneurship (Danish title:

How does my company benefit from hiring an engineering student?

If you hire someone studying an Industry Master of Science in Engineering at DTU, you get a skilled and passionate employee.

The student already has competencies at the bachelor level and is on a continuous journey to improve within her or his field. As a part of the programme, the student has access to the latest research-based knowledge, and during their part-time employment, they will build an in-depth understanding of your business.

What are the requirements for hiring an engineering student?

To employ a part-time student, your company must offer a study-friendly position with an average of 25 working hours per week over a year. The student must be an integral part of your workplace in line with full-time employees, which must be reflected in her or his salary.

In addition, the working hours should be organised with consideration for the programme. This might mean periods in which the employee will work significantly less – or more – than the average 25 hours per week.

How do I hire a part-time engineering student?

If your company is interested in hiring a student studying an Industry Master of Science in Engineering, you must post a vacancy targeted at a specific part-time MSc programme. After you have created the vacancy, the position will be created in DTU’s job bank.

What is an Industry Master of Science in Engineering programme?

The Industry Master of Science in Engineering is like a two-year MSc programme but takes place over four years as a part-time study programme. During the four years, the student will study at DTU while working in a public organisation or a private company within her or his field.

Learn more about the programme on  the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science’s website.

Or visit our page about Industry Master of Science in Engineering.


Trylle Arnfred

Trylle Arnfred Senior Executive Officer and PA for Lars D. Christoffersen Office for Study Programmes and Student Affairs Phone: +45 45251007