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Materials and Process Summer Internship

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To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

Materials and Process Project Engineers focus on providing project related M&P support and expertise. We provide support to Telecoms projects and Earth Observation Navigation and Science projects. Projects include ExoMars Rover, Solar Orbiter and Biomass. In the department we work on materials qualifications, interface with customers such as the European Space Agency, resolve non-conformances and support project related developments. As the technical support provided could be related to any part of the spacecraft, a broad understanding of materials and processes will be developed in this role.

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Tasks & accountabilities

During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include;

  • Participate in materials and processes selection, development, evaluation and qualification programmes.
  • Problem solving, data analysis, present findings.
  • Assist in researching new materials and their applications.

You will develop your knowledge of material properties, and be expected to develop your understanding on how materials perform in a space environment (radiation, thermal, vacuum).

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Required skills

Please note our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

Completed science A-levels such as Chemistry, Biology or Physics and be studying a science/engineering related degree.

  • Technical / IT / Behavioural / Language skills required.
  • Proficient use in computers, databases, Microsoft Office.
  • Previous Work Experience an advantage.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Good interpersonal skills, communication and presentation capability.
  • Openness and flexibility.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 10445703 EN EXT 2
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Summer
  • Stevenage
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Chemistry
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Process
  • Science

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