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Feb. 1, 2022

Young Graduate Trainee in Climate Change Science

New position with the ESA Climate Office

A new one-year Young Graduate Trainee position in Climate Science has opened at our ECSAT facility in the United Kingdom is available.

Working in the the ESA Climate Office the successful candidate will:

  • conduct a one-year project focused on an area of your interest that is related to climate observations from space (details of the current programme can be found at This will involve 1) project planning and definition; 2) acquiring suitable Earth Observation (EO) data; 3) developing algorithms and exploiting software e.g., via the Climate Change Initiative Toolbox; 4) analysing and validating EO data; 5) documenting, publishing and presenting results;
  • may also help organise thematic workshops, prepare training courses, and be involved in knowledge-exchange activities (such as outreach, education, presentation of programme results and visualisation of data), as relevant.

You should have just completed, or be in the final year of a university course at master’s level (or equivalent) in a technical or scientific discipline e.g. physics, electronic engineering, computing, oceanography, atmospheric physics, remote sensing, or geophysics.

Not sure what an ESA Young Graduate Traineeship entails? This easy-to-follow flyer will help. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the ESA website: and the ESA Climate Office website:

Deadline for applications: 28 February 2022