Working at Skyrora


A Career in the Space Industry

This page provides a general overview of the different types of internships that we offer; when the internships run from; how long they run for; what the internships involve, and how you can apply; Skyrora’s current open vacancies


Our current open vacancies

Join our team and become a part of the UK’s most exciting industry sector.

If you wish to apply for a position with us, please send a CV and cover letter to careers@skyrora.com


Engineering Internships

Skyrora offer between three and five paid Engineering Summer Internships which run between May and September each year. Applications for these internships open in March.

Depending on the volume of applications received for the engineering internships on offer, Skyrora may host recruitment days. More information regarding this will be posted on our website and across our social media channels ahead of the application process.

What an Engineering Internship with Skyrora might include:

  • Working on the development of our launch vehicles.
  • Working various different projects such as preparing an engine test at our engine test complex.
  • Taking part in design review meetings.
  • Learning how to weld and use various machinery.

Business Internships

Skyrora offer between one and two paid business internships which run between May and September each year. Applications for these internships open in March.

Depending on the volume of applications received for the business internships on offer, Skyrora may host recruitment days. More information regarding this will be posted to our website and across our social media channels ahead of the application process.

What a business internship with Skyrora might include:

  • Industry experience in working in the sales, marketing and government department.
  • Speaking with potential customers.
  • Generating STEM activities for events.
  • Creating content for social media.
  • Attending conferences and STEM events.

Student Industrial Placement Opportunities

Skyrora offers one 6-month industrial placement (January – July) per year for Engineering students at a Scottish University. The projects and tasks you will be working on is similar to the internships.

If you are interested in a placement at Skyrora please email your CV and cover letter with the subject line titled ‘Skyrora Student Placement 202x’ followed by the dates you wish to take the placement to careers@skyrora.com. Applications for Placement Opportunities open in November the previous year and will be announced on our website and social media accounts.


Graduate Roles

Graduates seeking a long-term role within the company should follow Skyrora’s standard recruitment process.

Whereby employment opportunities listed on our website and across our social media channels can be applied for by sending a CV and cover letter via email to careers@skyrora.com with the Job Code.

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