Training : what is the minimum level of education required to join Dassault Aviation?

Our role as an industrial architect of complex airborne systems means we can offer a wide range of professions: simulation, modelling, information systems architecture, technical data management, production, logistics, maintenance, business engineering, purchasing. Some of these professions encompass all levels of training from operators to executives and from engineers to technicians.

Depending on the line of business, initial access is extensive and there are possibilities of career developments through internal promotion.

Thus, almost half of the company’s executives have achieved that status as their career has progressed and particularly through continuous professional training.

What are the main aeronautical studies ?

For all questions regarding studies, aviation-related jobs and required diplomas, we advise you to visit the following websites :

Is it possible to submit an unsolicited application for VIE?

The VIE that the company offers only relate to a few very specific jobs that you will find in all the offers. Therefore, it is no use submitting an unsolicited application if your background does not match any current offer.

Do you offer VIE (International Enterprise Volunteering) ?

The company offers VIE schemes for its subsidiary Dassault Falcon Jet in Little-Rock (Arkansas – USA). Generic offers are therefore put on-line among the job offers or on the Web site of UBIFRANCE, the state organisation in charge of developing the international activity of companies. If you wish to reply to a specific VIE offer, submit an application form together with a CV and a covering letter in both French and English.

What is Dassault Aviation’s work-study policy?

Dassault Aviation is committed to contributing to the development of work-study programs, promoting employment and integrating future graduates into the workforce. We welcome students from many different levels of qualification, from vocational high school diplomas to Master’s degree students, and focus on apprenticeships and professional development contracts.

What is your policy concerning employment of the disabled?

Our company does not reserve specific jobs for people with a handicap. The latter can apply in the same way as able-bodied candidates for any job provided it does not involve activities incompatible with their disablement.
However, under a company agreement “Cap Avenir”, provision is made to facilitate the integration of handicapped people and the full use of their skills in the working environment. Through this agreement, a budget is redefined each year to adjust the means and tools accordingly.

Do you employee foreign nationals?

Vacancies at Dassault Aviation are open to everyone regardless of nationality. The choice is made on the basis of the skills required and the applicant’s motivation.
The company’s line of business may require an authorization by our regulatory authority (the DGA – Direction Générale pour l’Armement – the French defence procurement agency). This authorization can be obtained by any national of a European Union member state or any state having a National Security agreement with France.
As Dassault Aviation is a French company where teamwork is strongly encouraged, good knowledge of the French language is recommended.
All applicants meeting these criteria can apply for a job at Dassault Aviation.

Do you offer jobs abroad?

Dassault Aviation does not directly offer jobs abroad.
However, you can consult the web site of our American subsidiary DASSAULT FALCON JET where you will find some information or who you should contact to obtain it.

Looking for employment? Here’s how to apply:

We suggest that you create your candidate profile in our Careers section and apply for the job offers already online that correspond to your career plans.

If there are no immediate opportunities, we advise you to apply online through a speculative application and create a job alert for future openings that correspond to your search criteria in order to apply for opportunities to come.

In the meantime, make sure you keep up to date with our news.

How to do a thesis at Dassault Aviation?

Our R&D department heads regularly suggest thesis topics to our partner research labs. After approving your application, the latter may then submit it to Dassault Aviation.
We therefore advise you contact the research labs of your University directly to find out if they have this sort of partnership.

Do you offer placements abroad?

Dassault Aviation does not directly offer placements abroad.
However, you can consult the web site of our American subsidiary DASSAULT FALCON JET where you will find some information or who you should contact to obtain it.

Is it possible to combine a number of internships/apprenticeship contracts at Dassault Aviation?

At the end of their contract, we encourage students within our company to diversify their internships and/or work-study courses to enrich their career paths and clarify their career plans. Based on these new experiences, we also commit to helping our alumni embark on their careers after they have obtained their qualifications.

Looking for an internship or apprenticeship? Here’s how and when to apply:

In order to apply for our latest internships or apprenticeships, and to keep in touch, we advise you to follow our HR news and create an alert based on your search criteria through your candidate account on our Careers site.

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Where can I find models of Dassault Aviation aircraft?

Our on-line store proposes models of the Rafale, Mirage 2000 and a number of aircraft from the Falcon family. You can also find a selection of products ( textile, accessories, electronics…) with the Rafale, Mirage, Falcon and Dassault Aviation brands.

How can I get hold of the Dassault Aviation annual report?

Our annual report is available on-line in the Finance section, under Publications.
You can consult an html version with a dynamic table of contents. This document means that you can either print out the pages you want or export their content in word, excel or pdf format.
A complete version of the annual report is also available under the same heading.