Engineering Internship - Materials & Processes Assembly Technology

Looking for an Internship with a leading aircraft manufacturer? Interested in working for a multi-billion euro, globally basedorganisation? 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 is based in the Assembly Technology team in Filton, Bristol and has two principle engineering responsibilities. This Internship provides a superb environment for you to develop as a professional engineer; giving you exposure to real-world projects early in your career whilst being nurtured by a vibrant and supportive team around you.


Reactive problem solving: The Assembly Technology team are often required to provide materials expertise to solve problems that occur either during the design, production or use of aircraft wing components. Here, you will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge you have gained during your degree to provide solutions to demanding and exciting industrial problems. With the potential to play a key role in large projects you will need excellent project management and organisational skills to match your technical ability.

Proactive work: All the materials and processes used to assemble aircraft need to be proved to be robust, safe and capable of performing as designed. This is done through a process known as qualification. Working with suppliers worldwide you will be responsible for running qualification projects, determining the testing required and running analysis of the results to ensure that suppliers are providing a capable product. In a transnational workplace you will be working with colleagues in France, Germanyand Spain.


You must be an undergraduate for the whole duration of your placement, studying towards one of the following degrees:

  • Materials / Material Science (Preferred)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering


  • Interest / knowledge of the Aerospace industry
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Good team-working ability


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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