Available Positions at AeroDelft

Electronics & Control

An Electronics & Control engineer at AeroDelft works on everything related to electronics on board our prototype and full-scale aircraft. You will be integrating the electric motor and fuel cell into a control circuit that regulates hydrogen flow, electricity flow and actuators for the control surfaces. Skills such as programming (in C++ and Python), soldering, hardware wiring and sensor control are wanted but not mandatory. Study backgrounds in Applied Physics, Mechanical engineering, Aerospace engineering, Electrical engineering are perfect for this position.

Responsibilities: creating reliable electric circuits, selecting electronic components for use in the aircraft, testing electrical systems

Required skills: CAD, circuit design (not mandatory but a bonus), programming experience, soldering,

Time: 20 – 40 hours per week

Period: present – August 2021

Type: volunteering

Place: office or home (remote work allowed)

Structural Engineer

As a Structural engineer at AeroDelft you will be working on all the structural elements of the full-scale aircraft. You will be doing analysis on weight distribution in the aircraft, designing new structural components and creating an assembly plan for the assembly of the aircraft. Since the aircraft is pre-built, the role mainly has you redesigning components and working with state of the art components that have never been used in aircraft in the past. Study backgrounds in Applied Physics, Mechanical engineering, Industrial Design Engineering, Aerospace engineering are perfect for this position.

Responsibilities: strength integrity, weight distribution, assembly plan

Required skills: CAD (CATIA, SolidWorks), mechanical analysis & simulation, CFD (not required but a bonus)

Time: 20 – 40 hours per week

Period: present – August 2021

Type: volunteering

Place: office or home (remote work allowed)

Graphics Manager

A Graphics manager at AeroDelft works on the brand style and visual identity of the organization. You will be managing all things graphics related all the way from designing AeroDelft merchandise to rendering the Phoenix aircraft in exploded views. Your final products will be used in posts on social media, visuals on the website, visuals in presentations, banners at events and in plenty more (virtual) places. You will be working together with a second graphic designer and the operations and exposure managers.

Responsibilities: adhering to the AeroDelft brand standards and/or improving them. Representing AeroDelft’s partners correctly in all visual communications of the team.

Required skills: Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.), KeyShot (not a must but a +), 3D modelling CAD experience (not a must but a bonus),

Time: 20 – 40 hours per week

Period: present – August 2021

Type: volunteering/internship

Place: office or home (remote work allowed)

PR/Exposure Manager (internship possible)

As an Exposure manager you will be responsible for the upkeep of AeroDelft’s website, social media, newsletters, press contacts and communications. The role has you talking to many different team members, journalists and partner companies in order to create a coherent public image for AeroDelft. The position offers great networking possibilities for your future career and teaches you in a very involved way how large innovative teams work together in an interdisciplinary way.

Responsibilities: external communication, social media, website, press releases

Required skills: fluency in English (and preferably Dutch), social and communication skills, Adobe CC is a bonus

Time: 20 – 40 hours per week

Period: present – August 2021

Type: volunteering/internship

Place: office or home (remote work allowed)

HR Manager (internship possible)

An HR manager at AeroDelft makes sure there is an adequate workforce in the foundation. Since the team consists of many different students with different disciplines who all fulfill different roles, it is important to have someone that makes sure that all the roles are filled with the correct people. The HR manager works with management to set up a recruitment plan through which interviews with candidates are set up and conducted together with the correct department heads. Next to this, the HR role also has you organising team building activities together with the Team Manager to make sure the team stays energised. Since AeroDelft has engineering positions as well as non-technical positions, the team is very diverse. This means that you as HR manager will be in contact with many different people from different disciplines and backgrounds making the role very diverse.

Responsibilities: recruitment plan, conducting interviews, assist in team building

Required skills: Communication and social skills are a must, organisational skills, planning and structuring of events, skills in Adobe CC are a bonus

Time: 30 – 40 hours per week

Type: volunteering/internship

Place: office or home (remote work allowed)

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