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Internship- Artificial Intelligence

Requisition Number:  11776
Contract Type:  Internship/trainee

Washington DC, US

Internship- Artificial Intelligence


3 months Summer Advanced Internship starting June 2021 (flexible)

This is a unique opportunity to deep-dive into the application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning approaches to some of SES’s toughest challenges. Based in downtown Washington, DC, and as member of the Asset Management team, you will be driving your own project in a fast-paced, global organization within an innovative and exciting industry.

SES operates over 50+ satellites and is the market-leader in MEO connectivity. The addition of the O3b mPOWER constellation will bring unrivalled scale and unprecedented flexibility to the market. Effective planning of resources across our growing fleet is increasingly characterized by complex interdependencies and inherent uncertainties.

Your responsibilities

  • Discover and drive the application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning approaches to enhance SES’s planning of resources across the fleet
  • Collaborate with other teams within global SES
  • Present and communicate the results of your findings regularly

Your profile

  • Advanced student (working on Master or Doctoral degree) with Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, and/or System Engineering background
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, various Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Models
  • Interest in applying Artificial Intelligence methods to real-world challenges
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to set priorities and focus
  • Tough technical challenges motivate you
  • Strong coding skills (Minimum Python, C++ and any other language is a plus)
  • Understanding of software development processes, practices, and tools (GIT, IDEs, …)
  • Understanding of Satellite Communication Principles (orbits, link budgets, …)
  • Excitement for the Space Industry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English with additional languages considered an asset.

We offer you  

  • The oppurtunity to discover the possibilities of applying Artificial Intelligence to SES’s real-world challenges.
  • A diverse workplace. For SES, diversity is more than a question of gender or race; we welcome different minds and different skills.
  • An exciting experience in a fast moving and fascinating industry. Our technology is launching into space on the next generation of rockets.
  • The internship is remunerated.


SES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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