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

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Company Description

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

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

  • Supporting the Structural Design Engineers in their daily work
  • Independent 3D CAD-Design of structural parts for the flying aircraft
  • Creation of production drawings according to company standards
  • Create design studies and support with design samples (e.g. material samples, engineering prototypes)
  • Planning, execution and documentation of engineering and certification tests
  • Active involvement in the certification process


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 composites (First hands-on experiences preferable)
  • Organized working and open for independent tasks
  • Fluent in English
  • Citizen or permanent resident of the EU or current visa allows you to work in Germany
  • Passion and motivation to shape the future of mobility

Preferred skills:

  • German car driving license
  • Participation in student’s team preferable (e.g. Formula student)

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.