Course paper / final thesis, Internship

Internship position in the Team "Agroecosystems and Phenology"

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Duration of contract

for the duration of the compulsory internship

Type of employment


"Cutting-edge research requires excellent minds – particularly more females – at all levels. Launch your mission with us and send in your application now!" Prof. Pascale Ehrenfreund - Chair of the DLR Executive Board

The team deals with the evaluation of satellite data time series for theanalysis of dynamic processes of the land surface. Further information can be found here.

The successful candidate is expected to work on Land Use and Land Cover mapping based on large data sets optical and radar sensors (e.g. Sentinel-2, Sentinel-1, Landsat) as well as on the preparation of the final layout, diagrams and other products. The necessary requirements and skills are explained as follows.

Your qualifications:

  • you are a Student of Geography, Earth Sciences, or a related field of study
  • a compulsory internship or research semester according to study regolations is required
  • you have good background knowledge in the field of remote sensing
  • you have knowledge of digital image processing (e.g. ENVI, ERDAS Imagine, ArcMap)
  • you have knowledge of open source programs (e.g. Qgis, Saga GIS)
  • you are interested in processes of the Earth's surface
  • you have a good team spirit, an open-minded and communicative personality
  • your english skills are good
  • knowledge R or Python and Google Earth Engine are desirable

Your benefits:

Look forward to a fulfilling job with an employer who appreciates your commitment and supports your personal and professional development. Our unique infrastructure offers you a working environment in which you have unparalled scope to develop your creative ideas and accomplish your professional objectives. Our human resources policy places great value on a healthy family and work-life-balance as well as equal opportunities for persons of all genders (m/f/non-binary). Individuals with disabilities will be given preferential consideration in the event their qualifications are equivalent to those of other candidates.

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Dr. Ursula Geßner
German Remote Sensing Data Center

Phone: +49 8153 28-1250

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German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD)

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