Internship in Mechanical Design

Do you want to deep dive in the fast-growing industry of drones and get a rewarding experience within a dynamic startup environment?

At Flyability, we believe that robots should be sent in hazardous places and dangerous situations instead of putting humans in danger. To support our belief we created Elios, the world’s first collision-tolerant flying robot that for the first time allows entry to complex and indoor spaces. Joining Flyability is not just taking on a new job, it is seizing the opportunity to improve the life of millions of people and build the future of robotics.

To complete our creative and dynamic team in Lausanne, we are seeking a

Intern in Mechanical Design (6 months)

Starting date: as soon as possible


For this internship, you will join the life of the startup as a full team member and work on projects in line with your interests and competences. Your tasks will include design and testing of our next products or of prototypes for new concepts.

During your time within our team, you will work closely with our mechanical engineers and have access to our fully furnished mechanical workshop.


We require a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, Micro-Engineering, or equivalent. We look for autonomous, self-motivated and curious individuals who are not afraid of the unknown and willing to learn fast, with experience in some of these fields:

  • CAD design (experience in Solidworks an asset)
  • Mechanical testing (Dynamic tests, data acquisition)
  • Design for manufacturing, design for assembly
  • Prototyping of drones, robotics or mechatronic devices
  • A good understanding of industrial manufacturing and assembly processes
  • Autonomous but with very good communication skills
  • Proficient in English, French Is an asset

Flyability is a young Swiss company that values autonomy and thorough leadership. Every day, you will have the opportunity to share your ideas and contribute to solving challenging problems. We all pull on the same rope and each voice is important to move forward.

Ready to join?

To apply for this position, we ask you to complete a small challenge and send it with your application. You can find the exercise here. Applications without the completed exercise will not be considered. Don’t forget to mention the “Internship in Mechanical Design” in the subject.

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