Commercial internship for energy trading company

Commercial internship for energy trading company

Danske Commodities is an energy trading company, specialising in short-term power and gas trading.

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Commercial internship for energy trading company

Are you interested in learning and becoming part of establishing an energy trading desk in Brazil? And are you interested in strategic and operational projects at a management level as well as insights into commercial practices such as communications and leadership? Then you might be the intern we are looking to welcome in Danske Commodities’, part of Equinor, trading team in São Paulo.
Danske Commodities (DC) in São Paulo, Brazil

DC is currently building a trading desk in Brazil, and we are looking for the next colleague to join this journey and make a real difference. In the Brazil Power Trading team, we will handle all power trading activities related to our parent company Equinor’s activities in Brazil. As such, we are currently building the necessary capabilities and systems to enable an efficient and profitable energy trading desk in Brazil as well as being the route-to-market for Equinor’s renewables assets. As our intern in the Brazil Power Trading team, you will get the opportunity to work side-by-side with colleagues on the trading desk and support the Head of Brazil.

You will join a team of committed and experienced colleagues within both trading and analysis, who all work closely together with colleagues in our HQ in Denmark as well as our parent company, Equinor.

Commercial internship in Brazil

Starting out, you will get a thorough introduction to DC, your tasks and the team in Brazil. We will ensure you get a solid introduction to our trading setup and the associated tasks. Down the road, you will support on different strategic and operational tasks in close collaboration with the Head of Brazil. You will assist in providing thorough analyses for management level decision-making, support trading activities and prepare material for stakeholders and clients – just to name some of your interesting tasks. You will also become part of an organisation with many opportunities and with a great focus on both personal and professional development.

An internship at Danske Commodities in Brazil will give you the best of both worlds – you will join a nimble trading company, backed by global energy major Equinor
Felipe Cabrelon
Manager, Head of Brazil Power Trading

We offer

  • the best of both worlds – you will join a nimble trading company, backed by global energy major Equinor
  • professional and skilled colleagues, who set the bar high
  • global career opportunities as part of the Equinor group with +20,000 colleagues across the world
  • flexible working hours to fit with your studies
  • an international environment with a great celebration culture
  • an office in the financial heart of São Paulo


  • support the trading team on daily tasks, including analyses, data search, written communications and performance management assessments
  • assist with activities related to trading and commercial discussions
  • issue invoices, monitor payments with counterparties and support the CCEE (energy trading chamber) process
  • create PowerPoint presentations for external clients
  • support the Head of Brazil on ad hoc tasks


We expect that you:

  • are currently enrolled into a relevant education within Finance, Business, Engineering or similar
  • are an experienced user of PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • have a minimum of intermediate level in English and Portuguese

Personal skills

We expect that you:

  • are proactive and not afraid of taking responsibility – you will work on your own projects and analyses, and we expect that you are always looking to optimise things where possible
  • are detail-oriented with a structured approach and respect for confidentiality
  • take a positive view and see opportunities where others see problems – no job too big, no job too small