1. Be surrounded by passionate people
The European Space Agency collaborators are top space specialists united by the same passion for space and new technologies. Each of them shares an enthusiasm to be working for ESA. ESA is a prime example of what can be achieved by working together!
2. Improve yourself in a multicultural and international environment
With 22 member States, the European Space Agency is a successful example of European collaboration. By pooling resources, we are able to develop fascinating projects that would not be possible for individual countries. The working environment at ESA is a lively and enriching!
3. Be challenged by an innovative framework
The European Space Agency fosters ongoing innovation and technical excellence which are key points to realize its missions and maintain European space industry’s continued viability. Every collaborator works at their own level to create new, innovative ideas.
4. Become a leader in a cutting-edge field
ESA uses advanced technologies for all its activities and aims to achieve technological breakthroughs in areas such as artificial intelligence, bio-engineering, biomimetics, computational science, earth system science, energy systems and propulsion.
5. Discover a large range of activities
ESA is one of the few space agencies in the world to take on nearly all areas of space activity: space science, human spaceflight, exploration, earth observation, launchers, navigation, operations, technology and telecommunications.
6. Expand your professional network
ESA offers a unique opportunity to work with a highly dedicated team of scientists, engineers, managers and administrative staff committed to ensuring that Europe stays at the forefront of the space industry. ESA professionals are in touch with many kinds of stakeholders, and can find helpful contacts for their professional career or rewarding meetings to improve their work.
7. Bring yourself forward
The European Space Agency drives all its employees to give the best of themselves and provide high-quality work. The collaborators here are highly skilled and work in a multicultural environment, with a rich diversity of cultures, languages and professional backgrounds.
8. Prepare the future
The European Space Agency combines a range of activities to help all stakeholders to solve global challenges on Earth. By using Earth observation data from space, we can monitor global environmental change that is not possible with other techniques. Use science to make the world a better place!
9. Find yourself at the frontier of the Universe
Our mantra is to look outwards from our planet, towards the stars! ESA Department of Space Science seeks to answer the only questions which remain unanswered: How did our planet and our Solar System evolve? Where are we in the Universe? Where did life come from, and are we alone?
10. Last but not least, never stop dreaming!
If your dream is to become an astrophysicist, an engineer, a graphic designer, the head of Human Resources, or even an astronaut, we encourage you to apply to one of our job vacancies. Visit www.esa.int/careers to get more information!