Wireless Communication Internship

Salary Unpaid

Join a Silicon-Valley backed scale-up in the heart of Aarhus!

WasteHero is a Danish tech scale-up working to solve the problem of inefficient waste collection through smart software and hardware technologies. We’re focused on helping local authorities and organizations save on resources by implementing data-driven waste collection. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Join our team as a Wireless Communication Intern.

About the Role

As a Wireless Communication Intern at WasteHero, you will have an essential role in bringing our sensor products to the next level of performance. 

You will be able to challenge yourself by developing new features, making power optimizations and contributing to firmware development that supports new cutting edge components into existing products.

You will:

  • Work independently with your own responsibilities

  • Work closely with embedded software and hardware engineers

  • Set your mark on products and new launches - your projects are your responsibility. 


To be a good fit for this role, you should enjoy working with low-power wireless solutions. Your responsibilities will be:

  • Participate in the development of new features

  • Help finding and fixings bugs on existing software

  • Improving overall product

  • Various functionality and quality tests

  • Collaborate with other team members in the sensor product team



You are a curious, self-motivated and communicative person who has a strong desire to learn and is ready to join a scale-up with few formal procedures and limits. 

  • Studying or have studied an electrical engineer study, software engineer/developer or similar background

  • Well-experienced in C coding language

  • Basic understanding of Python coding language

  • Interested in lower power technologies and wireless communication

  • Basic electrical/hardware understanding  - knows how to read a schematic and datasheets

  • It will be an advantage if you know how to use an oscilloscope, multimeter, logic analyzer and similar equipment

About the Team

We are passionate product builders who love to create high-quality software platforms that cities and companies can use to avoid wasting resources emptying half-empty bin or avoid overflowing.

At WasteHero, we believe that technology has the power to make waste collection more efficient and sustainable. Our mission is to empower our customers to become greener, cleaner, and smarter. The company encompasses a highly diverse team (10+ nationalities) of 25 skilled and lovely people working together in cross-functional teams ranging from sensor, cloud, sales and growth!


Why Apply

WasteHero is a fast-paced and dynamic company that is venture backed from Silicon Valley investors! We are determined not to stop before we are the world-leading provider of the most sustainable and cost-efficient solution for modern waste management software. 😎



  • Now that the world is opening up again, the WasteHero team is heading out to exhibitions around the world. So what's your preference… window or aisle seat?

  • A rooftop with great views when it's sunny, and cozy (erm, read competitive) table tennis tournaments when it's rainy. Win, win.

  • Our office is nestled in the heart of Aarhus, between Dokk1 and Street Food.

  • Free coffee / snacks.

  • Social outings with the team.


How to Apply & Next Steps

So, if you can fulfil the requirements and see yourself thriving within a fast-paced company, then we would love to hear from you!

For more information or questions please contact us at tfischer@wastehero.io

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

See all 9 benefits

Working at

90% of the world’s waste is collected at the wrong time. At WasteHero, we help cities and businesses reduce their CO2 emissions and collection costs by as much as 50% by monitoring the fill level in containers in real-time so we can dispatch collections at just the right time. We are a fast-growing and ambitious scale-up with a solution touching customers in 50+ countries and are backed by Silicon Valley investors. We are determined to be a world-leading provider of the most sustainable and cost-efficient solution for modern waste management software 🚀 Are you ready to join our mission to redefine the category for modern-day waste management software to save the world? 🍀

Read more about WasteHero

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