ESA Careers


NEWS: Thursday February 8, 2024 ESA will publish more than 110 Young Graduate Trainee positions. Register now to the online informative sessions.


What is ESA?
ESA , the European Space Agency, is dedicated to the peaceful exploration and use of space for the benefit of everyone. Established in 1975 by Switzerland and other 21 european countries, it has promoted european scientific and industrial interests in space for more than 40 years.

Careers at ESA
ESA is always on the look-out for talented new people with backgrounds in engineering, natural sciences, IT, social sciences, business and administration services (law, finance, communications, human resources, facility management).

Students and graduates from Swiss universities/professional schools are especially encouraged to join ESA. Check hereafter what are the different career opportunities for students and young graduates.


Entry-level programmes

ESA offers a number of entry-level programmes targeting students (Master or PhD), recent graduates and young professionals, alongside its vacancies for experienced professionals. One of these programmes could be your path to space.

Do you want to understand which program fits you best? Find your path with ESA.


Furthermore, find out current vacancies at ESA here.


If you want to apply, we are available to support your application.

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