Working Student as Mechanical Design and Integration Engineer (m/f/d)
Munich, Germany

Here at Volocopter, we are the pioneers of electric air taxis (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft - eVTOLs). We have pledged to bring urban air mobility to life by getting electric air taxis and other eVTOLs off the ground in a way that complements existing 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 carried out the first-ever piloted flight of a fully electric multicopter and have since conducted more than 1,500 public and private test flights across the world ( 

Job Description

Within a highly motivated, multi-disciplinary core team, you contribute to the development and prototyping of Volocopter’s next generation aircraft. Reporting to our R&D Mechanical Design Engineer, you are a key member of the development team located in Munich. You will be working on several prototypes in terms of integrating new equipment, adapting the aircraft, and preparing for testing purposes. Furthermore, you will prepare equipment testing for test benches and perform tests if needed.

Your mission during this flight:


  • Conceptual design of components and sub-systems
  • Assist in the on aircraft and off aircraft (e.g. test benches) testing as well as during flight tests
  • Mechanical design of test benches incl. electronics integration
  • Prototyping of components
  • Assembly of subassemblies and test benches
  • Coordination and exchange of data and information with internal stakeholders and external partners

Check in your professional skills:


• You are a Bachelor or Master student in Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering or a comparable subject
• You are available at Koppstraße, Munich from April 2024 for at least 6 months
• Experience in designing and manufacturing parts (CAD and 3D printing) (Siemens NX preferred)
• Experience in drone electronics/equipment
• Able to work independently with self-initiative
• Hands-on attitude, Drone piloting experience (preferred)
• Experience Python / MATLAB / LabVIEW (preferred)
• Fluent in English

Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:  

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a superb network of investors and partners   
  • Chance to shape the future of aviation  
  • Help us to create groundbreaking new projects - from scratch!   
  • Personal accountability, as well as growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths  
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workspaces, flexible hours, quick decision-making, a flat hierarchy, positive leadership, great team spirit  
  • Attractive compensation package

Diversity at Volocopter:  

Our differences are what make us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on team level. We are committed to fostering an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential.

Working Student as Mechanical Design and Integration Engineer (m/f/d)