Intern in Innovation Management with optional Thesis (m/f)
Airbus is a worldwide high tech operating company and the leading international aircraft manufacturer in the civil aviation sector. Our 55,000 employees from approximately a 100 different countries are proud of supporting every day the best quality of our products. Airbus is a pioneer in innovative technologies with the most modern and comprehensive family of airliners on the market, ranging in capacity from 100 to more than 500 seats. Together, we will work and dedicate ourselves to overcome the challenge of creating products that will connect people worldwide.
Airbus Group is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2015, the Group - comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters - generated revenues of € 64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600.
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.
Description of the job
Are you looking for an internship? Would you like to discover the work of an Innovation Manager? Then apply now! We look forward to you joining us as an intern (m/f) at the Airbus BizLab (35 hours/week, flexi-time).
Duration: 3-6 months
Afterwards there is the possibility for writing a final thesis, upon agreement with the department.
As an intern you will learn about the Airbus BizLab (www.airbus-bizlab.com), which is a global aerospace accelerator where startups and Airbus intrapreneurs speed up the transformation of innovative ideas into valuable businesses.
Airbus BizLab offers early-stage projects wide-ranging support, in the form of a six-month “acceleration programme”. Through these programmes, Airbus BizLab gives access to a large number of coaches, experts and mentors in various domains: technology, legal, finance, marketing & communication; easing prototyping and access to market.
The Airbus BizLab focuses not only on Startups, whose innovations improve the aircraft directly. It also supports solutions for the entire value chain and different business sectors, such as production, purchasing and human resources.
Tasks & accountabilities
Your exciting tasks
- Adapt existing and/or new research of specific innovation methods and tools to the BizLab acceleration programme
- Practically validate the adaptation of specific methods and tools
- Market overview of existing providers and experts of methods and tools
- Enrolled student within Business Administration, Psychology, Applied Social Studies, Communication, Media Science or similar field of study
- Practical experiences in Innovation Management, Start-Ups and/or Accelerator Business are very desired
- English: negotiation level
- German: advanced
You are a good team player, have excellent communication skills with an open mind-set, and are able to work independently.