The National Space Academy operates with a small core management team and as such does not offer work experience either through schemes or individually. For those interested in space related careers the links here may be useful for finding out more. Links on this page are suggestions for a starting point for researching careers and work experience and their inclusion here does not indicate endorsement by the National Space Academy.
Advice on careers:
Work experience and internship schemes in the space sector:
Airbus Defence and Space (formerly Astrium)
STFC Apprenticeships (Science and Technology Facilities Council)
Recruitment agencies for the space sector:
Space Schools and residential Space Camps:
Senior Space School (for ages 16-18)– University of Leicester
Junior Space School (for ages 13-15) – University of Leicester
Space School (for ages 11-18) – University of Kent - Astronomy Weekends
Scottish Space School (for ages 15-17)– Strathclyde – University of Glasgow. A week long residential summer school– open to Scottish school student only.
Summer School Alpbach (Students and Graduates) - Austria
European Space Camp (for ages 17-20) – Norway - Andøya Rocket Range. A week long residential summer school held in Norway – Open to UK students, must meet requirements.
PDF resources on space careers:
These may be of use to careers guidance professionals, teachers, or anyone looking for a starting point to research careers in the sector.
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