Your internships or thesis.

If the idea of writing your thesis for your bachelor's or master's degree in a company in the aviation sector sounds like an exciting prospect, then DFS might be the right company for you. You will have the chance to put the knowledge you gained at university to the test in a real-world environment and take a scientific approach to issues in the world of air navigation services.

Trainee programme

We offer great opportunities for trainees

To trainee programme

You will need to have finished the second semester of your specialism (major) before you can do an internship with us

You will need to set aside three months (or more) for the internship

Writing a thesis with real-world application is a perfect combination

You will need to plan a lead time of at least four to five months before you start

An internship offers a look behind the scenes.

An internship is open to students from universities and universities of applied sciences. The main thing is that you are eager to apply what you have learnt there to the real world. The added bonus is you get to know a unique company in a demanding environment. You will need to be open to new experiences and have the requisite time. In return, you'll get to see a whole new side of the aviation sector and a look behind the scenes.

For students after the second semester of their specialism (major)

Open your eyes to a new world and learn more about DFS as an employer.

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What you bring to the table.

You are studying at a university or university of applied sciences and want to learn more about our world. For the best chances of success, you should be studying one of the following subjects:

  • Electrical engineering / telecommunications / hi-frequency engineering
  • Computer science
  • Aerospace technology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Combined business and engineering degrees

You need to be at least in the second semester of your specialism (major) and have three or more months' time to set aside for the internship. That is what is best for you and best for us as well.

You should plan a lead time of at least four to five months before you want to start working on your thesis with us. Your application should include the potential topic of your thesis and the time period you would like to spend with us. If everything falls into place, then the way is open for you to complete your thesis with us.

Bachelor's or master's thesis as a spring board.

Both parties have much to gain from such arrangements. You will be able to devote yourself to researching a fascinating topic related to aviation. We benefit from being able to use your results to improve how we work. 

Bachelor's and master's students

Make aviation and air navigation services the subject of your research.

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