Space Placements in INdustry [10 opportunities] at Space Placements in INdustry scheme (SPIN) - SpaceCareers.uk

Space Placements in INdustry [10 opportunities]

Space Placements in INdustry scheme (SPIN) Internship Varies Various, UK

Job Description

The Space Placements in INdustry scheme (SPIN) has been designed to provide an introductory link for undergraduate students considering employment in the space sector and space sector organisations looking to find the most talented and enthusiastic people to ensure the future success of their businesses.

SPIN seeks to provide project placements within companies and research organisations for undergraduates in the summer of their 2nd/3rd year or 3rd/4th year from a range of disciplines of interest to employers within the space sector. It is recognised that all high tech industry sectors need STEM graduates in order to grow their business areas, and the space sector is no different. Through SpIN, the sector is ensuring that the brightest and best graduates are encouraged to focus their attention on space for their career planning.

The Scheme has been running since 2013 and continues to grow in popularity. It is organised by the Satellite Applications Catapult, and the UK Space Agency.

The SPIN placements for 2017 can be found at here, they include:

Characterisation of a novel CMOS TDI image sensor, The Open University, Faculty of STEM, Milton Keynes, 6 April 2017

Characterisation of UVIS Spectrometer from in-flight data, The Open University, Faculty of STEM, Milton Keynes, 6 April 2017

Iceberg detection with satellite data, The Open University, Faculty of STEM, Milton Keynes, 6 April 2017

Visibility maps for remote sensing and surveying, The Open University, Faculty of STEM, Milton Keynes, 6 April 2017

Using satellite data to track the disintegration of Antarctic peninsula glacier Larsen C, The Open University, Faculty of STEM, Milton Keynes, 6 April 2017

A Self-Deploying Space Mast System Using Eddy Current Damping, Oxford Space Systems, Harwell, Oxfordshire, 26 March 2017

Driving Simulator Integration, Spirent Communications, Paignton, Devon, 22 March 2017

Mechanical Systems Project Activities, SSTL Ltd, Guildford, Surrey22 March 2017

Remote Sensing Flood Foresight, JBA Consulting, Oxfordshire / North Yorkshire, 15 March 2017

Software for Nanosatellite System, Open Cosmos, Harwell,15 April 2017

Person Specification

We welcome applications from students of all disciplines who are enthusiastic to work in the Space sector and are keen to develop new skills, applying and building on the knowledge they’ve acquired in their studies to date.

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