Working for the European Space Agency (ESA)

You will find job vacancies at the ESA career site.

In addition to the regular job vacancies ESA offers further career opportunities. An applicant must be a citizen of one of the ESA Member States or from one of the European Cooperating States.

ESA Young Graduate Trainees: Vacancy posts for Young Graduate Trainees go online once a year in mid-November, and stay open for one month.

ESA Postdoctoral Research Fellowships:  Applications may be submitted at any time during the year. The evaluation process of the applications usually starts in October.


If you´re German and interested in working for the European Space Agency (ESA), please get in touch with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) beforehand.

These contacts might also help you to get in touch with ESA employees from Germany.

German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Corporate Development and External Relations

ESA staff
Mrs Larissa Seidlez

Linder Höhe
51147 Cologne
Tel.: 02203 / 601-4711
Fax: 02203 / 601-3006


German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Bureau de Paris
Mr. Werner Richter
17, avenue de Saxe
F-75007 Paris

Tel.: +33-1-42 19 94 26
Fax: +33-1-42 19 96 29
email: dlr-paris[at]

Last update: 10/04/2013 15:35:23