Working Student Thermal Management of Electric Propulsion System (m/f/d)
(fixed-term contract, starting as soon as possible)

Realize your dream of doing exceptional things and be part of something bigger right from the beginning! We at ERC stand for the development of an electrical vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (eVTOL) that lasts beyond us! We work hard to achieve this goal – with passion, a pioneering spirit, and strong partners. As we are trustworthy, open and focused, we do not make empty promises. But we still need your commitment to be among the best on the long run!


We are looking for a working student to support our Propulsion and Actuation Team. Your focus will be on the research and development of different cooling concepts for our electric propulsion system, prototyping, defining test cases, and analysis of test data. With your academic kowledge and hands-on approach, you will contribute to the development of the cooling systems of our eVTOL and gain valuable practical experience. 


  • Design cooling system prototyping test setups
  • Collaborate with the Propulsion team to support testing activities
  • Be part of lab test activities of equipment and electric propulsion system
  • Write scripts to read and evaluate test data
  • Assist in managing the documentation of tests and test results
  • Define cooling system test cards
  • Research and development activities for cooling system performance improvement
  • Integrate cooling system test benches for prototyping


you should …
  • Be enrolled as a student (m/f/d) in master's program for Mechanical Engineering with focus on thermodynamics
  • Have basic experience in coding using Matlab/Simulink and Python
  • Be familiar with MS Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Teams, Powerpoint)
  • Have basic knowledge and experience in testing with thermal behaviour of electric motor and inverter
  • Have good English skills


  • A young, highly motivated and passionate team
  • Flat hierarchies and learning-from-mistakes approach
  • Strong company culture in an international environment
  • The possibility to shape the future with us
  • Regular team events
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Excellent career opportunities and regular feedback
  • Weekly fresh fruit and free water, tea and coffee
  • Supported canteen service 
  • Modern newly renovated office 
  • Very good access to public transport and free parking spaces
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