Airbus Helicopters, Inc. Internship - Innovation and Digitalization in Grand Prairie, Texas

Internship - Innovation and Digitalization

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  • 11-Apr-2018 to 27-Apr-2018 (EST)

  • 10060 VP Strategy & Business

  • Grand Prairie, TX, USA

  • Intern - Full Time

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Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary:

The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting the Innovation & Digitalization Team for Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality & Mixed Reality (AR, VR & MR) projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the Innovation & Digitalization Team to define projects' inputs

  • Design, develop tools for Microsoft HoloLens

  • Perform tests and demonstrations

  • Write user guides

  • Provide support for users

  • Work closely with internal Airbus stakeholders.

    Additional Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Required: Candidate pursuing a master's degree in Computer science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering.


  • Use of AR / VR / MR devices, ideally the Microsoft HoloLens

  • Developing / coding in AR / VR / MR environment

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Required: Knowledge of Unity for Microsoft Windows MR Software development, ability to quickly learn new software. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Preferred: Initiative, autonomous, energy and the willingness to learn are essential to being successful in this position. Aviation industry knowledge a plus. Our internship is designed for individuals who are currently enrolled at an accredited college/university.

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form with internal and external customers.

  • Bi-lingual/Multi-lingual (French/German/Spanish) a plus.

Travel Required:

  • 5% domestic and international.

Physical Requirements: (according to each department's job descriptions)

  • Onsite: must be onsite at least 95% of the time to work with team and internal customers

  • Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents, and reports.

  • Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on flight line and helipads including safety warnings or alarms.

  • Speaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communications.

  • Equipment Operation: Able to use personal computer, telephone, copies, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors.

  • Carrying: able to carry documents, tools, marketing materials, electronic equipment up to 25bs.

  • Lifting: able to lift documents, tools, marketing materials, electronic equipment up to 25lbs.

  • Pushing / Pulling: able to push and pull small office furniture and some equipment and tools.

  • Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer.

  • Squatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving.

  • Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or production floors.

  • Travel: able to travel independently and at short notice to regional seminars as needed (5%).

  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces.

As a leader in our field, Airbus in America provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.