CSEO Internships

Cyprus launches into the space era

NEPOMAK is proud to partner with the CSEO, an NGO established by key international people in industry and academia, based in Cyprus. It promotes scientific research and development in the field of space exploration and enhances and actively develops the local space industry, leading to the advancement of high-tech industry and collaboration with other space-faring nations in the scientific, space and planetary missions.

NEPOMAK and the CSEO are proud to present Year-Round Internships at the CSEO Education Centre in Cyprus. This is a unique opportunity to eligible NEPOMAK members to gain hands on experience working alongside experts on a number of space outreach campaigns, in numerous fields and professions that will ignite innovation and technological growth and have impressive results of public benefit and for Cyprus as a whole.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to apply, candidates must:

  • Be a current, registered member of NEPOMAK (its quick, easy and free to sign up online)
  • Possess certain skills/education if required for the particular position (see below description for further information).

How can I apply?

To be considered for an internship, candidates must complete our online application form.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to interview.

Click here to access the online application form to apply for any of the internships offered by NEPOMAK and the CSEO. 

Internships are available all year round, with plenty flexibility regarding the duration as well as the activities that each intern may choose to participate in.

The internships are unpaid and interns will be required to organise and fund their own accommodation, medical insurance, and other expenses during the course of the internship.

For further information, please email info@nepomak.org.

 

Available Internship Opportunities

CSEO is more than just astronauts. They are scientists, engineers, lawyers, writers, technicians, film makers, co-ordinators, marketers, and many, many other kinds of people. There are a number of internship positions available in a number of sectors.
All interns that participate may become ambassadors in their particular jurisdictions and programmes should they show a particular aptitude and talent for it, promoting their particular fields of interest and gaining a world of experience in the process.
Please note that the programmes listed below are a guideline to what is available for interns to participate in. Accepted interns who wish to participate in more than one programme or field will be able (and are encouraged) to do so, should they show the willingness and ability for it.

Administration

Legal Assistance Internship

To aid CSEO in legal matters such as generating and organising Memorandums of Understanding with CSEO’s associates, as well as being part of CSEO’s legal assistance team.

Requirements

Legal education/experience will be of assistance.

Communications Internship

To be involved in business communications and the distribution of information in commercial fields, particularly with international organisations and space faring countries.

Requirements

Knowledge of commercial communications will be of assistance.

Copernicus Academy Network Administrator

Organisation of focus groups in Cyprus to identify Environmental, Industrial and Civil needs that can be solved with satellite data from Earth Observation and Monitoring. The focus group results will be used by Training and R&D groups to stimulate individuals and innovation start-ups to utilise space technologies in order to solve problems on earth.

Requirements

Leadership skills

Education and Outreach

Trainer/Educator

Assistant Trainers and Educators at CSEO education facilities (schooling) or other outreach events, spreading space and science education, assisting/giving public lectures, as well as the creation of training materials for schools. The continuation of tasks after the internship period is possible.

Requirements

Knowledge in education techniques will be of assistance.

NASA / ESA Trainer Assistant

To assist established NASA and ESA professionals in the training of industry related fields. Great opportunity to receive training under the best space experts in the world.

Requirements

Academic knowledge in a scientific or engineering topic or education techniques will be of assistance.

“Space Club” Coordinators

The “Space Club” Programme is a high profile and unique CSEO, NASA and ESA partnership activity to provide education, training and stimulate innovation. This programme is geared towards summer schools and out of school space clubs.

Requirements

Knowledge in education techniques will be of assistance.

Copernicus Academy Network Internship

To assist in the education and training of the local space industry and/or innovation start-ups. Building on the results of the focus groups in (4) above, this group will train innovative start-ups/teams/companies and individuals in utilising space/satellite data in preparation of the activities of the Research & Development group, below, in order to optimally use space data in software and other earthbound space solutions.

Requirements

Minimum 2 years in a Scientific or Engineering degree.

Promotion and Marketing

Editorial/Copywriting Internship

Writing articles and publications, that will be distributed through all media outlets of CSEO, such as website, newspapers, social media and magazines. These will be covering space news, CSEO activities and events. It may also involve augmenting CSEO’s website functionality.

Requirements

Writing skills will be of assistance.

Graphic Design Internship

The creation and design of CSEO Promotional magazines and leaflets.

Requirements

Creative skills and graphic design knowledge will be of assistance.

Film Production Internship

The creation and editing of audiovisual material and documentaries for television and internet display.

Requirements

Knowledge in multimedia, filming and audiovisual skills will be of assistance.

Economic Growth Planning Internship

To formulate and execute economic strategies in order to ensure the financial growth and sustainability of the CSEO. To assist in sponsorship and marketing programmes and strategies.

Requirements

Knowledge in marketing, advertising, business, finance will be of assistance.

Design and Research

Space Center Design and Physical Modelling Internship

The interior design and physical modelling of exhibits as well as improvement and expansion of the space centre itself.

Requirements

Knowledge of interior design and creative skills will be of assistance.

Research and Publication Internship

The authoring and publication of academic papers as well as the participating in research. Results to be presented at COSPAR Scientific Assembly.

Requirements

Minimum 2 years in a Scientific or Engineering degree. Knowledge in programming languages such as MATLAB will be of assistance.

Copernicus Academy Network -Research & Development Internship

Building on the results of the focus groups in above, and the training of teams on the use of space/satellite data, these activities will develop software, engineering and other earthbound space solutions that optimally use space data in solving earthbound problems that were identified during the focus group sessions.

Requirements

Minimum 1 year in a Scientific or Engineering degree. Computing or Earth Observational skills will be of assistance.

CSEO Space Mission Participation

Participation and assistance in the design, construction and analysis of one of three CSEO Space Missions. Possibility to become full time intern.

Requirements

Minimum of 1 year in any Engineering or Physics / Mathematics / Astronomical involved degree. Electrical and Computer Engineering knowledge will be of extreme use. Due to the highly prestigious and confidential nature of this programme, candidates will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement. High levels of dedication and commitment.

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