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Operations Support Intern

Internship in Newport, United Kingdom

Degree level


Job function

Strategy & planning

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

Start date

July 1, 2020

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AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of € 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world's leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Job Description

Start date: July 2020

Location: Newport

To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

This role will be supporting the Operations Manager of the Airbus Endeavr Wales Organisation –

Airbus Endeavr Wales is focussed on developing early stage research to the point where commercial value can be realised. The initiative is funded by Airbus Defence and Space R&T, Airbus DTO and the Welsh Government. It works closely with SMEs and Universities in addition to Airbus technology departments. The successful applicant will primarily support the day to day operational running of Airbus Endeavr Wales as well as screening pitches from SME’s and Airbus organisations


During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include;

  • To manage and deliver in accordance with the Governance model:Planning and support to meetings required in year.Preparation and support to Board Meetings including progress against KPIs (4 per year).Preparation of Executive Committee meetings (6 per year) including project reviews and progress against KPIs.Regular engagement with the project teams, to guide them through the funding application process and to monitor progress against KPIs.Ensuring the project wave milestone reviews are planned and maintained and project reporting is conducted on the agreed timeframes.
  • To support the Operations Manager in the day to day financial, commercial and legal management aspects of the operation.
  • To support marketing and communication activities, such as promotion & representation of Endeavr at internal and external stakeholder events, academia and SME engagement and relationship management.  Some aspects require an amount of travel.


Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

One application: Make It Possible, Make It Happen, Make It… Count!

Our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

  • Project and financial management, controlling and reporting
  • Good communications skills with the ability to exchange with numerous Stakeholders including Welsh Government, Senior Airbus Reps, SMEs, Univeristy reps etc. Must be agile in approach to working
  • Experience of creating and maintaining dashboards.
  • Presentation skills

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services.

Aerospace & defence
10,000 employees