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Become a trainee

One of the first steps to excel in Space sector is to become a trainee in Europe’s leading Space industry institutions. 

Remember – you can always propose to become a trainee in any Space related company, Research center or Institution. Consult your Mentor to prepare you CV and choose the best approach to apply. 


  • Space App Camp- ESA - 12- 19 September
    For the fifth time, ESA will be inviting 20 developers to its ESRIN location in Frascati (including travel expenses and accommodation).

    The Space App Camp is an opportunity to spend a week with like-minded people, gaining insight into the European Space Programmes, and learning how to enrich mobile applications with satellite data. Especially with the recently launched radar and high-res image satellites from the Sentinel fleet, of the Copernicus programme doors will be open to countless potential mobile applications. The winning team will be rewarded with a cash prize worth EUR 2,500.

    Regarding this great opportunity I would very much appreciate if you could forward the enclosed information on how to apply to your network of students, researchers or developers and/or publish information on your website. 

    All information is also available at the website

    If you have any questions or require any further information please do not hesitate to contact me.

    Registration will be open from 1 June to 22 July 2016.
  • ESA’s Student Placement
    You are master student and you are looking for a place to prepare your thesis or to perform an internship? ESA offers to students in their last or penultimate year of Master's degree a wide range of work placement options.