ESA internship programme


Internship 6 months Online, UK

Uploaded 3 Nov 2021

Job Description

The 2022 internship opportunities at ESA have been published! This is your chance to take your first place in space. Opportunities are open for one month and positions are available in engineering, science, IT, natural/social sciences, business and administration services. 

Browse this year’s opportunities directly on our recruitment website. Create your candidate profile, upload your CV and add your motivation letter to submit your application.

This year, internships are offered remotely, on-site or partially on-site depending on the pandemic situation and in line with the relevant establishment’s policy (e.g. possible Green Pass requirement) in place when the internship begin

Person Specification

The starting date of the internship is flexible and can be decided by mutual agreement with your tutor. It should take into consideration that the internship is between three to six months long and you will need to be enrolled at your university for the entire duration of the internship.

For answers to all your questions, please check our FAQs.

To be eligible to apply for the ESA student internships, you must meet the following criteria:

  • A Master’s student, preferably in your final or second-to-last year of your degree programme
  • A citizen of one of the following ESA Member States: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Nationals from Latvia, Lithuania, and Slovenia, as Associate Members, or Canada as a Cooperating State, can apply as well as those from Bulgaria, Cyprus, and Slovakia as European Cooperating States.