Intern Mechanical Engineering

Lilium, Munich

The Lilium Jet All-electric. Affordable. With the Push of a Button.

The Role:

With a direct report to one of our Systems/Development or Test Engineers you will be working within our engineering teams to conduct research, and work on product development to support Liliums mission. 

We are seeking an outstanding engineering student to join our mechanics team. You will be granted excellent learning opportunities in our young and fast-growing aviation company. You will work on various projects through development, execution and testing. 

Lilium welcomes people from all over the world. We are a multinational company and happy to support our new top talents with relocation. We have helped our new hires to meet their Visa criteria and successfully settle in Munich.


Your Day to Day:

  • Supporting the development of complex aerospace components and prototypes
  • Supporting the manufacturing and assembly of components and prototypes
  • Supporting the development of test rigs for qualifying aircraft components
  • Design, develop and execute test plans
  • Perform data analysis, create documentation and interpretation of test results
  • Construction of polymer structures in 3d
  • Assistance with prototype assembly
  • Component testing and test rig development


Your Profile:

  • Engineering student with excellent academic record
  • Hands-on experience in mechanical design
  • Good knowledge in using CAD tools
  • High level of self-reliance, the ability to work in a team and an autonomous target-oriented workstyle is a must
  • Strong motivation to build new structures and improve processes
  • High level of self-reliance, ability to work in a team and an autonomous target-oriented workstyle is essential
  • Fluent English language skills are essential, fluent German or any other language would be beneficial
  • Ability to work a minimum of 6 months full time required


In order to apply for this position, please follow the below link to download and complete our Technical test:

Test Intern Mechanical Engineering

Please submit your CV, your educational documents (university degree) as well as your test documents online, all at the same time.


We are hiring Interns throughout the year.  Please apply directly online and let us know when you could start your internship and how long you are available for. 


We receive a lot of interest in our open positions. Please, understand that we will only contact you directly, should your qualifications, experience and motivation fit with our requirements. Should you not hear back from us, we will keep your details on file for the future. 


Internships at Lilium are available from 3-6-9-12 months (full time)


Welcome to the future

Elegance, speed, comfort and sustainability – fusing to a new form of traveling. The Lilium aircraft is the only means of transportation that can meet the demands of future mobility and therefore shape it now. We are introducing the world's first electric vertical take-off and landing jet. Our ambition is to engineer, manufacture Lilium Jets, as well as create an end to end air transportation service on demand, operating around the world.

Lilium is a globally acclaimed Startup creating a revolution in personal transportation and e-mobility with secured funding and proven technologies (several flying prototypes). To date, the company raised over 100 million USD from two rounds of funding, with global top VCs and funds backing the company’s vision. We are a highly energetic and ambitious team with world-class investors who value outstanding talent, serious creativity and elaborate innovation.

At Lilium, you will work with the world´s most talented engineers, designers and thought leaders to revolutionize the way people travel. We apply an exceptional breadth and depth to our work, we are incredibly focused onto our mission and we are therefore looking for people like us who are continuously striving towards perfection. If you, too, are filled with the insatiable need to grow, to innovate and to create don‘t hesitate to grasp this exclusive opportunity.

Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on competence, performance, and business needs

About Lilium

About us Lilium is a disruptive aviation start-up based in Munich. Co-founded in 2015 by Daniel Wiegand, Sebastian Born, Patrick Nathen and Matthias Meiner, the team brings together international world-class engineers and designers. The group shares the vision of a completely new type of individual transportation and is dedicated to develop and build the world’s first fully electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet. An estimated range of up to 300 km and a top speed of 300 km/h, along with zero emissions make it the most efficient and eco-friendly individual means of transportation of our time. By providing ultra-redundancy, the Lilium Jet will also set new standards in safety. Lilium aims at liberating towns and cities from today’s congestion and pollution, with people able to come and go freely, vastly expanding the radius of their everyday lives.

Want to learn more about Lilium? Visit Lilium's website.