Internship in Airframe Structural Design (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, 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 crew during this flight:

Within a highly motivated, multi-disciplinary team you work on state-of-the-art composite structure, plastics, and/or metal components of the Volocopter that are key to its best-in-class performance.

Your mission during this flight:

During your Internship in Structural Design for the Airframe, your mission is to:

  • You assist the Structural Design Engineers with concept studies
  • You create drawings for manufacturing
  • You update the digital and physical mock-up of our Volocopter • Design and manage standard parts
  • You create and handle design samples (e.g. material samples, engineering prototypes)
  • You prepare, conduct, and document engineering tests

Check in your professional skills:

  • Master or Bachelor student in the field of mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or comparable field of study
  • Experience in CAD designs and drawing creation (Siemens NX preferable)
  • General knowledge about FRP composites

Preferred skills:

  • First hands-on experiences with FRP composites preferred
  • Achieved track record with a student’s team competition
  • German car driving license
  • Fluent in English
Additional Information

Work mode: Hover (hybrid) 

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.

Internship in Airframe Structural Design (m/f/d)

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