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  • Job category: Internship
  • Contract type: Internship
  • Site: Brussels

Sabena Engineering is a leading independent and international aviation solutions provider for civil and military operators. Our capabilities cover the main aircraft types, including Airbus, Boeing, Lockheed, regional and military aircraft and rotor aircraft. With our unique and innovative solutions to both regular and complex needs, Sabena Engineering is all set to grow as a worldwide proximity partner, bringing its expertise wherever needed.

SABCA offers a full range of services to the civil, space and military aviation markets and recently expanded into the commercial Unmanned Autonomous Systems market as an integrator of aerospace-grade solutions for the industry.

Sabena Engineering & SABCA are part of a unique industrial ecosystem in the Belgian aerospace industry which is owned by Sabena Aerospace (holding company) and by the Société Fédérale de Participations et d’Investissements (SFPI/FPIM).

Internship Opportunities:

Sabena Engineering is offering exciting internship opportunities for enthusiastic individuals interested in the aerospace industry. As an intern with us, you will have the chance to work alongside seasoned professionals in the following departments:

Aircraft Technician Interns (Line and Base Maintenance):

  • Participate in routine aircraft inspections, repairs, and maintenance procedures.
  • Gain hands-on experience with various aircraft systems and components.
  • Collaborate with skilled technicians to ensure aircraft meet regulatory standards.
  • Contribute to the overall efficiency of line and base maintenance operations.
  • You have the opportunity to work either on F16’s in Charleroi or Civil aircrafts (A330) in Zaventem

Engineering Interns (Production Support and Continuous Improvement):

  • Work closely with our engineering team to support production activities.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Collaborate on projects aimed at enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of base maintenance activities.
  • Gain insights into aircraft engineering processes and quality control.

Logistics Interns:

  • Collaborate with our logistics team to ensure the timely and efficient flow of materials and components required for aircraft maintenance.
  • Assist in inventory management, shipping and receiving processes, and coordination with suppliers to meet production demands.

HR Interns:

  • Contribute to the human resources department by participating in recruitment activities, onboarding processes, and employee engagement initiatives.
  • Gain exposure to HR policies, procedures, and contribute to fostering a positive and inclusive work environment.

Business Operations Interns (Finance, Procurement,…):

  • Work closely with various departments to understand and support the day-to-day business operations of Sabena Engineering.
  • Assist in projects related to process improvement, data analysis, and decision-making to ensure smooth production workflows.


  • Students pursuing a degree in Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aviation Maintenance, or related fields.
  • Strong interest in aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Eagerness to learn and contribute to a dynamic work environment.


  • Valuable hands-on experience in the aerospace industry.
  • Exposure to cutting-edge technologies and industry best practices.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals.
  • Networking opportunities within the aviation community.
  • Potential for future career opportunities within Sabena Engineering.
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