Vacancy Notices

Any opportunities available on our team will be listed here. Please note that we can only accept applications from EU citizens, non-EU citizens holding a residence and employment permit in Austria, or EEA citizens.

Why Work With Us?

ESPI takes a down-to-Earth approach when tackling space policy matters guided by principles of being just and opinionated, balanced, and not risk averse. This culture encourages us to strive for excellence, to be proactive in proposing recommendations to policymakers, and to push Europe to look ahead. It is our aspiration be actionable and real. Our workplace culture is showcased across four broad themes:

Fostering Diversity

At ESPI, we firmly believe that our diversity is our strength. As the leading space think tank in Europe, we take pride in showcasing European diversity through the nationalities cultural and gender balance of our staff. We also welcome members from a broad and interdisciplinary range of professional and academic backgrounds.

Investing in Talent

Our steadfast commitment to empowering young minds is exemplified through our internship programme. By offering compensated internships for candidates of a myriad of backgrounds, we seek to foster the growth of young professionals within the dynamic landscape of space policy.

Empowering Women

In the increasingly dynamic space sector, ESPI stands out for its unwavering commitment to fostering an inclusive work culture. At the heart of this commitment lies a proactive stance towards gender equality in the aerospace sector.

Commitment to Flexible Working

In a fast-paced professional world, ESPI strives to provide a flexible working environment that is highly adaptable to the needs of its staff. Our staff have the option to work either on-site at our Vienna offices or remotely from their homes, with a certain degree of scheduled flexibility. We believe that providing a work environment based on trust and agility is a key factor for success in this contemporary world.


Couldn’t find what you’re looking for?

We welcome unsolicited applications from EU citizens, EEA citizens, Swiss nationals and citizens from around the world who hold a combined residence and work permit for Austria.

Visiting Researchers

We welcome visiting researchers from other space policy related institutions or foundations. We provide the opportunity for post-graduate researchers to work on ongoing ESPI projects and to benefit from the exchange with our team and from the utilisation of our network and facilities.


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