Intern in Aerospace / Mechanical / Electrical engineering

Engineering and/or Technology
1 Mar, 2017 to 31 Aug, 2017
1 Mar, 2017

General information

6 months

Pro-Drone is a startup company that has developed control software which ​ empowers UAVs to autonomously
inspect the blades of wind turbines​ . We are currently offering full-time internships for graduate and undergraduate
students. The dates for the internships are flexible, but applicants must be able to ​ commit for at least 4 months​ , with
the possibility of integrating into the team on a full-time basis, if the fit is great. This position requires you to be at our
office in ​ Lisbon, Portugal.

As a member of the Pro-Drone team you will be ​ directly involved in a variety of innovative projects and have the
opportunity to gain ​ hands-on experience in a startup environment​ . Furthermore, you will be working alongside the
core development team in existing and new products. You must be willing to learn, pay attention to detail, be able to
take initiative and work in a multicultural environment.

You will be working on the ​ hardware and operational layer of the product​ , helping our team to improve and create
new prototypes for new and innovative solutions. You will be a part of the team responsible for the development and
quality testing of our products in a real world environment, ​ monitoring the state of the drone and its performance​ .
In particular, we are looking for interns who will be taking part in ​ state-of-the-art sensor testing and integration​ .

The internship does not imply direct financial support by Pro-Drone, but ​ we provide full support for Erasmus+
scholarships​ . We have hosted 8 interns to date and are happy to provide their contacts in case you want direct
feedback from someone who has interned with us. Please contact your university representative for more details or
find the Erasmus+ National agency.

Financial compensation
Years of Experience required: 


Erasmus   UAV   Multicopters  piloting   C++  Python  ROS  CAD  Hardware  Electronics  
English: Independent User B2
UAV, Multicopters, piloting, C++, Python, ROS, CAD, Hardware development, Electronics integration