Mechatronic Internship - Load Release Systems (m/f/d)

Munich, Germany

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We at Volocopter are the pioneers of electric air taxis, i.e. aircraft that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring urban air mobility to life, by getting air taxis and drones off the gorund in a way that complements current transportation options in megacities across the globe. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electric multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale VoloCity aircrafts (

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As an intern, you will be assisting the VoloDrone Team.

  • Your will design, implement and test a prototype of load release mechanism for our fleet of scale models.
  • You will be in charge of the mechanical and electrical design of the mechanism from defining the requirements up to its in-flight tests.

Check in your professional skills:

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in robotics or mechatronics (or related discipline)
  • Mechatronic design and integration experience
  • Use of NX Siemens

Preferred skills:

  • Experience with MATLAC c-code generation
  • Experience with Jenkins
  • Experience or successful project completion with X-plane
  • Experience or successful project completion with ROS
  • 3D printing experience with FDM
Additional Information

Some of our Volocopter flight perks:

  • A fast-growing high-tech company with a broad network of top investors and partners 
  • The chance to help shape the future of aviation
  • The chance to create new things from scratch & manage your own projects
  • Personal accountability, and growth & learning opportunities, based on your skills
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workstations, flexible hours, efficient  communication, flat hierarchies & fantastic team spirit
  • An attractive salary package

Our differences are what makes us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust, and we give each and every one of our employees the chance to voice their opinions. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on the team level. We are fully committed to driving this innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and job titles.

Mechatronic Internship - Load Release Systems (m/f/d)

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