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Are you curious about all things aerospace?

Do you have a thirst for knowledge and an eye for detail?

Are you determined to make a real impact?

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services and our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

To stay on top, we recognise the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are maximised, and we currently have a variety of Innovation opportunities open for applications. If the above sparks your interest then we encourage you to read on below!

Can you imagine supporting the ExoMars GNC team in the development and testing of the prototype rover on which the guidance and control algorithms for the ESA ExoMars rover are being tested?

How about contributing to spacecraft control engineering, navigation and guidance, simulator development, mathematical modelling and algorithm development?

Perhaps the idea of joining The Innovation and Incubation Department motivates you? They are the key department for fostering and growing innovation in Airbus Defence and Space. The mission is to identify key future innovations internally and externally and support their development to secure/increase market shares!

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 knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

Airbus Internships

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Our positions referenced above are looking for individuals who:

  • Currently studying for a degree in Engineering / Physics / Maths / Computer Science/ Data Analytics/ , or related field.
  • Will be an undergraduate for the duration of the Internship.
  • Can demonstrate a clear motivation for the subject and company.
  • Are a communicative and proactive team player.

Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

One application: Make It Possible, Make It Happen, Make It ...Count


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Filton (South Gloucestershire), Broughton (Flintshire, Wales) and Stevenage (Hertfordshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Analytics
  • Avionics
  • Computer Science
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Data Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Physics
  • Robotics
  • Science
  • Software
  • Systems

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