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Number of open positions: 0

As a structures member, you will be part of and responsible for designing, producing, and optimizing vital rocket components such as the rocket shell, skeleton, and recovery systems. You can also work with ground systems necessary for engine testing and rocket launch.

What you will learn: 

  • Design, build and test mechanical structures which are integral for the rocket, such as the skeleton, shell, and recovery system.

  • Material research and optimizing structural design using CAD, prototyping by welding, and machining. 

  • Develop and improve simulations of rocket trajectory using computational methods such as Monte Carlo simulations. 

  • Work systematically to solve complex engineering problems, collaborating with others on challenging projects.



  • Student in Oslo who wants to learn more about technical practice in rocket science.

  • Have an interest in innovation, rocket engineering, and mechanics.

  • Result oriented with a focus on simple and practical solutions.

  • Motivated, engaged, curious, and are not afraid of responsibility.

  • Is available to contribute 10 to 15 hours each week on average.


We offer:

  • Work with exciting projects that are complicated to solve and stand out on your curriculum vitae.

  • Professional and technical environment, open for input and new ways to do things. 

  • Relevant technical external and internal courses. 

  • Flexible work hours. 

  • Long months with complete madness.

  • New friendships and unforgettable experiences, as well as developing your communication skills.

  • Open workspace at the Physics building UiO, with access to a lab and workshop.

  • Networking in the European and Norwegian space industry, as well as many other types of industries.

Structures department

Come work with us

We at Portal Space are motivated by ambitious goals and timelines, and we are looking for more people to join our team. If you're someone who thrives when working on hard, real-life problems this is the place for you! If you don't have any experience with rocketry or engineering, don't worry, neither did we when we started. 

Our top priority is that our members are motivated, courageous, and results oriented.

We will teach you the rest. 

If you're interested in joining we would like to know a little more about you before we schedule a meeting. Please send an email to containing the following:

  • A letter answering the following questions:

    • What motivates you?

    • What does your contribution to Portal Space look like in 6 months?

  • A copy of your CV ​

Note: applications can be in English or Norwegian.

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