Engineering Internship - Airframe Design Methods

Airbus Group is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2015, the Group - comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters - generated revenues of € 64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600.

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.

Description of the job

Start date: 3rd July 2017
Duration: 12 months

Looking for an Internship with a leading aircraft manufacturer? Interested in working for a multi-billion euro, globally based organisation? An Internship with Airbus will give you the opportunity to contribute to our day-to-day business; developing the most modern and comprehensive family of airliners on the market.

To stay on top, Airbus Group 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 Group. 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 Group and should benefit your future studies.

The role lies in a team who work transnationally to plan and hold discussions with Airbus specialists in Filton, Toulouse, Hamburg and Madrid, to compile improved ways of working for aircraft structural designers. The team is responsible for writing high quality new and revised procedures and prepare communication for deployment to the Airbus design community.


  • Compile new or revised ways of working to design aircraft components, for a minimum of five structural design methods.
  • Write, validate and publish a minimum of three procedural documents.
  • Compile a plan for procedural documents for structures design required for the next year and co-operate with document owners to maintain the plan.
  • Maintain a list of active procedural documents and take action to rationalise the documents into an architecture most useful for document users.


You must be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement studying towards an Engineering degree, preferably Aeronautical, Mechanical or Design Engineering.

As the role involves editing and reviewing technical documents, strong written English and attention to detail is key.

Additionally, the following skills are required:

  • Experience of writing technical reports
  • Strong level of verbal and written communication, including good vocabulary and grammar skills
  • Team player
  • Proactive approach
  • Language skills (French, German or Spanish) are very beneficial in the role, but are not compulsory


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments to allow you to access and participate fully in the recruitment process. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Airbus Group is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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