Quality Asurance Internship 2023

Salary Competitive

 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 QA Intern.

About the Role

As a QA Automation Engineer Intern at WasteHero, you will have an essential role in bringing our Platform, CRM portal & Navigation App products to the next level of performance. You will be able to challenge yourself by writing Cypress scripts to automate the various integration and functional test cases. Besides writing new scripts, you will also be responsible for running as well as maintaining existing automated scripts and enhancing our testing framework.

You will:

  • Work independently with your own responsibilities

  • Work with a small team of software engineers and QAs to design, develop and launch processes and test mechanics.

  • Create and maintain Cypress Scripts

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

  • Make Jira Tasks

  • Report bugs

  • Write Documentation



  • You are currently looking for an internship and you are enrolled in a relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree program either in Computer science or a similar education

  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English

  • You are self-motivated and able to work independently

  • Be proactive and able to think outside the current processes


Bonus skills and experience:

  • Understanding of basic software development practices (Agile / Scrum)

  • Previous work experience in a similar student worker role

  • Experienced with unit-testing and end-to-end testing


About you

  • A curious mindset, eagerness to learn and be challenged, and enthusiasm about joining a Scale-Up where freedom and responsibility are valued

  • A strong technical sense, and a methodical work approach

  • You have a fail fast/test approach and are willing to make mistakes as part of a learning process

  • Fluent in English and can communicate technical information, both spoken and written


Why Apply

  • When you intern at WasteHero, you're not  just  an intern, you're an important part of our team. You'll be handed responsibility and freedom for your tasks, but your work mates will always be here to support your development when you need a helping hand.

  • Become part of a company that is working towards solving important global challenges through technology. SDG # 11 is our focus.

  • Plenty of room for growth and initiative.

  • A fast-paced, collaborative start-up environment.

  • The WasteHero team is from all over. Denmark, Australia, England, India, Germany, Taiwan - we're a mixed bag! And we like it that way. We welcome Danes and Internationals alike, so you'll always feel at home at WasteHero.



  • An incredible work environment located in the heart of Aarhus next to “Dokk1”

  • No vacation policy, take all you need, just plan around it with your team

  • Highly motivated, growing, diverse team made up of many different nationalities

  • Great autonomy, strong responsibilities, and a career boost for any entrepreneurs

  • Continuous learning & development opportunities

What you need to know

The internship is unpaid and full-time to fit your University's requirements. The internship runs for five to six months, depending on your needs.

The start date is flexible and can be arranged to fall on the 1st of January, February or March.

We'll be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis. 

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 10 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? 🍀

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