Engineering Internship - Aircraft Architecture and Integration - Airbus

Salary: Competitive + benefits
Location: South West, Filton, Little Stoke
Start date: Jul-2018
Sectors: Engineering

The Aircraft Architecture and Integration centre represents the technical backbone of Airbus, ensuring overall aircraft integration, enhancing the efficiency of the company and its products and ensuring a complete aircraft view is maintained throughout the life of the product, from conceptual design to in-service supportability. The Aircraft Architecture & Integration Centre has Internships available within the Future Projects, Operability and Product Integrity Offices.

Future Projects: The Future Projects Office offers an excellent opportunity to be involved with, and influence, the next generation of Airbus products during the early phases of design. The work is ideally suited to those with a strong interest in the whole aircraft, including all aspects of its design, manufacture and operation. The Future Projects Office in the UK is based in Filton and consists of approximately 30 engineers. We work extremely closely with the equivalent groups based in France, Germany and Spain under one management structure.

Operability: The Aircraft Operability Innovation team is exploring ideas to potentially transform future aircraft operations with the aim of significantly enhancing Aircraft usability, availability, reliability and cost. The scope of existing ideas includes ground, flight and maintenance operations of aircraft. The Future by Airbus initiative is a good starting point to understand the types of innovation that we are exploring - see

Product Integrity: The Product Integrity team works with all Airbus technical domains, Suppliers, Airlines and worldwide Aviation Authorities across the complete life cycle of each aircraft program in order to ensure the Airworthiness and Certification of Airbus products. It also represents Airbus in airworthiness authority rulemaking initiatives to disseminate regulatory expertise.

You must be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement studying towards a degree in one of the following disciplines:

Aerospace Engineering
Aeronautical Engineering
Systems Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

In addition to the above, the following skills are required:
• Keen interest in the aviation industry
• Good understanding of MS Office
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to write concise technical reports
• Strong team player who is also able to use their own initiative
• Programming skills or understanding (e.g. Visual basic, C+, Python) is be beneficial but not essential
• The ability to speak other languages is advantageous but not essential, and willingness to travel and work in an international environment is beneficial

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. 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.

Airbus 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