The internship has the objective to develop competences in cost modelling and engineering applied to the development of EUMETSAT space systems. At the end of the internship the student will have acquired knowledge of relevant cost estimation techniques.
The main tasks of the intern will be:
Analyse information from previous development projects to identify relevant components and approaches;
Identify possible strategies for optimization of future development cost models;
Develop appropriate models and tools for the estimation of costs at different levels (from basic elements to complex cost aggregation);
In addition, the intern will support relevant day-to-day activities within the team.
Have the ability to work effectively in English;
Be computer literate;
Be intrinsically motivated and curious about the internship subject;
Be able to work independently and collaboratively;
Have the ability to take the initiative in researching ideas;
Have the ability to collect, collate, conceptualize and present information clearly.
Additional specific requirements:
Knowledge of system engineering;
Knowledge of space systems development lifecycles is considered as an asset.
Length of internship: 6 months
Anticipated start date: January - March 2022
No salary is paid to interns who are still in studies, however a daily allowance and contribution to travel / accommodation costs may be provided. The conditions will be established taking into account the requirements and policy of the intern’s educational institution.
Interns are responsible for providing their own health and accident insurance and for finding their own accommodation in Darmstadt.
EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women.
Please note that only nationals of EUMETSAT Member States may apply.
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EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather, climate and the environment. We operate a system of meteorological satellites that observe the atmosphere and ocean and land surfaces – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
This data is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide. The service provided by EUMETSAT helps to enhance and safeguard the daily lives of European citizens. They aid meteorologists in identifying and monitoring the development of potentially dangerous weather situations, helping to mitigate the effects of severe weather and protecting human life and property.
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