HR Internship

  • Education level: HBO
  • Locatie: Leiden

Are you curious to see how a future career within HR could look like? Join our dedicated HR team and lift off your career in Space!

At Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands we work at the frontiers of technology in one of the most challenging and rapidly changing industries in the world: Space. Our products and services are among the best in the world. They enable missions that are of great importance for our everyday life on Earth, such as satellite navigation, communications, climate research and monitoring of air quality. At our state-of-the-art facilities in Leiden (located on the Bio Science park), a team of over 200 dedicated professionals work on the design, development, assembly, testing and delivery of space products and services.

For our HR team we are looking for an enthusiastic intern who is willing to take on several challenges to develop our organization and off course yourself, further. Our team consists of a Head of HR, 2 HR Business Partners, HR Assistant and payroll administrator.

Internship description

During the internship, you will be part of the HR team. More specifically we could use your support in for example;

  • Setting up a policy for Inclusion & Diversity and take concrete actions
  • Absenteeism process
  • Vitality projects
  • Setting up screening process for new hires
  • Renewing our HR intranet
  • Support in the daily activities such as recruitment, development, vitality, and advising line managers on HR related aspects
  • And, of course, we are open for your inputs!


What it takes

  • HRM student
  • Strong communicator with a hands-on attitude and proactive mindset
  • Willing to learn & enthusiastic
  • Team player
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written


Your application

We offer you a challenging internship within a dynamic, international working environment, for a duration of 3 – 6 months and an internship allowance. Starting date is in consultation.

Are you up for this challenge? Then upload your resume and motivation letter via our website.
Questions? Contact Hannah de Vries, HR Business Partner via

About Airbus DS NL

Over 300 professionals with a great passion for technology work every day at Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands at the limits of what is possible in one of the most challenging industries in the world: Space.

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Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands B.V.

Postbus 32070
2303 DB Leiden
+31 (0)71-5245000