Internship - Future Projects & Exploration

Space Applications Services NV/SA

Internship 6 months Brussels, Belgium

Uploaded 25 May 2020

Job Description

The Team is seeking top talent currently enrolled in University studies, to join our Team as an Intern, in our efforts to contribute to Europe’s objective of the sustainable return to the Moon, and to the expansion of humankind into the Solar System.

Duties for internships typically include support to the Team with a selection of the following:

  • Design and development of electro-/mechanical and chemical processing systems for exploration and In-Situ Resource Utilisation (ISRU)
  • System and subsystem trade-off, designing, prototyping, prototype de-bugging, functional verification and optimisation
  • Design and breadboarding of prototypes in the context of the ALCHEMIST studies, part of the ESA ISRU Demonstration Mission
  • Research, design, and developing novel systems for the deployment of low-cost payloads by Rovers at the Lunar surface in the context of the Lunar Volatiles Mobile Instrumentation project (LUVMI)
  • Spacecraft systems engineering tasks and conduction of Concurrent Design sessions

Person Specification

Depending on the Thesis/Internship’s scope of work, a selection of the following is desirable:

  • Enrollment in Engineering (Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical, Chemical or Process)
  • Hands-on experience in electrical, mechanical and/or electromechanical prototyping (university projects, professional or DIY)
  • Academic or internship-level knowledge of/experience with mechanical and thermal design
  • Programming languages (e.g. C++, Python, Matlab…), Labview; embedded electronics for prototyping (e.g. Arduino), real-time simulation would be considered as asset (e.g. Unity)