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The Airbus careers team welcomes you at ILA Berlin 25-29 April

Airbus will be welcoming students, aviation enthusiasts, job hunters and more at this year’s ILA Berlin from 25 to 29 April, 2018. The careers team is preparing for a wide range of events and activities at one of the world’s leading aerospace innovation trade fairs. Stop by the Airbus Careers Stand in hall1, booth 404 and chat with one of our representatives, try on HoloLens, the virtual reality headset, or take part in one of the activities below.

Show us your skills at the Airbus Hackathon

Airbus is shaping the future of aviation and inviting you to be part of it. The company is hosting a Hackathon in the field of aviation. Competitors are given access to unique aviation data and are assisted by our experts in digitalization, aviation and analytics in order to build a prototype, concept or innovative idea in a team environment. The sky is the limit with ideas ranging anywhere from operational performance to societal impact of aviation. Creativity is the objective and everything is game!

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Meet the Recruiter!

Airbus will host a Meet the Recruiter day; the company’s recruitment team will be present to meet with you and discuss job opportunities at Airbus. Speak directly with one of our recruiters, receive tips and guidance on your CV, understand the application process and visit the Airbus Pavilion. Spots are available so apply now.

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Gaming day with the Airbus League of Legends OOB team

League of Legends professional gaming team Out of the Blue (OOB) will be ready to challenge you at this year’s ILA Berlin on Sunday, 29 April. The Airbus-sponsored team is the first all-women’s team in Europe and competes in professional gaming tournaments around the globe. Show us your gaming savvy and join in at the event. Airbus will provide ten high tech gaming laptops and large display screen to enhance the experience.

Sign up for the event at our careers stand in hall 1, booth 404 during ILA Berlin.

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Airbus podium talks

From Friday to Sunday, 27 to 29 April, Airbus welcomes you to one of our podium talks. Some of the top experts in aerospace as well as the company’s human resources representatives will be present to give talks on some of the most pressing issues in the industry today as well as providing useful information on how to turn your passion for aerospace into a career. Learn how to gain a foothold in the world of aeronautics and hear about the industry from the perspective of an insider. Find out more about the discussion topics by visiting our events page.

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Visit Airbus at the BDLI Stand

Looking for more information on what it’s like to work at Airbus? Or interested in the industry but not sure on the right training path? At the BDLI stand (German Aerospace Industries Association), Airbus welcomes you from Friday to Sunday, 27-29 April to meet some of its apprentices and dual-study students and chat with them on their experience. Get a glimpse of the world inside airbus with one of our interactive activities:

  • Virtual reality game: Experience Airbus products on a whole new level
  • 3D printer: Have you ever seen how 3D aircraft parts are printed? Visit the stand and receive a 3D-printed mini version of the plane of the future.
  • DIY keyring: Learn how to rivet a keyring with one of the Airbus riveting machines
  • Photobooth: Take a picture at our photo booth and make the airshow unforgettable. You can print the picture or even share with your friends on social media.

MINDS: From classroom to shop floor

The Airbus Careers MINDS programme gives students the opportunity to experience working at the Airbus Getafe plant in Spain. They can participate in working on the elements manufactured there (A320, A330, A380 and A350). For operators and managers of Getafe this is an opportunity to show what they do and to highlight the importance of teamwork, commitment and process control – for the students, it’s a great experience and preparation! 

Young Leader Forum – What if you could shape the future?

Airbus wants to find tomorrow’s leaders! How? The Young Leader Forum is a three-day initiative to bring all those together who actively want to innovate our technology and business. Participants from different backgrounds will have the opportunity to exchange best practices and insights, work on business projects in teams and in the end, hold a presentation in front of a top management panel. Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and Augmented Humans are just some of the topics we will work on. We’re looking forward to December!

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Airbus at Gamescom

For three days, Airbus participated in Gamescom, a trade fair for video games, that took place in Cologne from August 22nd to August 26th. Visitors could talk to our recruiters, or just enjoy the unique augmented reality experience offered with our Hololens. We had lots of fun, we hope you too!

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Royal visit in Hamburg

On July 21st, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte visited our Airbus site in Hamburg for the final stop of their tour of Germany. At the final assembly line for the A320 aircraft they were informed about innovations in aircraft construction, viewed the H135 and H145 Airbus helicopters and met with apprentices.

Airbus at "Sail for Competence" 2017

Young people from every Airbus home country took part in the Airbus Defence and Space ‚SAIL FOR COMPETENCE‘ experience 2017. The week of saling was full of teamwork, adventures and challenges. It was not just about sailing, but building up our Airbus family. To raise the sails, run the ship and bring us safely back into the harbor, we had to ‘ACT AS ONE!’.

Guinness World Records® at Paris Airshow 2017

With 311 participants, Airbus formed "The largest human image of a two-handed gesture" at the Paris Airshow 2017. We are proud of this great success and want to say a big thank you to all participants!

Congratulations to Hong Kong’s team DAELead – winner of The Airbus Fly Your Ideas competition!

Team DAELead from The University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong has been selected by an expert team of judges as the winners of the Airbus Fly Your Ideas 2017 global student competition. Team DAELead beat fierce competition to win the €30,000 first prize with their effective design for a Private Stowage Compartment (PSC) underneath passenger’s feet.

More information on the dedicated press release.

IAWA Connect comes to South East Asia

Airbus hosted the first South East Asian edition of the International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) Connect initiative on 8th May in Singapore. IAWA aims to promote the advancement of women internationally via a worldwide network of professional aviation contacts (more information on IAWA). 

The event was held at the Airbus Asia Training Centre and around 70 female employees from aerospace companies in Singapore attended. 

The Caltech Challenge – building a service-station in space?

Team Explorer: LEEP Mission

What better way to find the best aerospace students in the world than to get in on the act of one of the world’s most exciting space challenges? Cue another Airbus Silicon Valley tie-up.

With incredibly impressive results from both Team Voyager and Team Explorer, the jury deliberated tirelessly to come up with a winner. Both teams displayed outstanding ingenuity while outlining practical considerations with strong risk reduction plans. But in the end, a winner had to be chosen. Because of their strong sales pitch and budget that had a 30% reserve, the jurors chose....TEAM EXPLORER as the winner of the 2017 Caltech Space Challenge!

MINDS: From classroom to shop floor

The Airbus Careers MINDS programme gives students the opportunity to experience working at the Airbus Getafe plant in Spain. They can participate in working on the elements manufactured there (A320, A330, A380 and A350). For operators and managers of Getafe this is an opportunity to show what they do and to highlight the importance of teamwork, commitment and process control – for the students, it’s a great experience and preparation! 

Airbus and 17 partner universities are gathering at the Toulouse Airbus Headquarters for the 5th Annual Meeting of the Airbus Global University Partner Programme

From the 19th to 21st of April, some 100 representatives from Airbus and 17 partner universities around the world are gathering at the Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse for presentations and workshops on competencies, innovation and diversity. This 5th Annual Meeting of the Airbus Global University Partner Programme (AGUPP) is focusing on how universities and Airbus can work together to develop the high-tech talent of the future, with the skills needed to meet the rapidly changing needs of the aerospace industry.

More information about the event can be found in the related press release
More information on AGUPP can be found on this page.