Young talents

Young talent is vital to the future success of a company. Cargolux welcomes applications from undergraduate students and entry-level trainees, be it for an apprenticeship, an internship, or a summer position.

Aircraft Mechanic Apprenticeship

Become an Aircraft Mechanic at Cargolux!

Cargolux currently employs around 350 highly skilled aircraft mechanics who play a vital role in the organization. These dedicated professionals maintain and repair the company's fleet of 30 Boeing 747 freighters as well as maintenance customers' aircraft.

Cargolux's team of mechanics have solid primary qualifications complemented by extensive on-the-job training. Many of them were trained at the home base in Luxembourg and obtained their internationally recognized EASA Aircraft Maintenance License Part-66 (AML) by following a Cargolux sponsored curriculum at the Lycée Privé Emile Metz in Luxembourg-City.

If you are interested in joining the program and become a qualified aircraft mechanic, you must fulfill the following prerequisites:

have graduated from secondary technical education or completed an apprenticeship with focus a on mechanic section, electro-engineering, mechatronic or equivalent,

be fluent in written and spoken English,

demonstrate excellent attendance, punctuality, and behavior (both at school and at the work place),

demonstrate capacity for logical thinking,

be confident, motivated, and committed,

be hardworking with a strong sense of team spirit,

enjoy a dynamic and varied work environment,

have a passion for the world of aviation.


The apprenticeship, starting every year in September, consists of classroom-based studies at the Lycée Privé Emile Metz in Dommeldange/Luxembourg, and practical work at Cargolux. The program consists of an adult apprenticeship contract.

You will be trained for 2 years with relevant airline experience, knowledge, and technical skills. After successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to apply for a permanent position within Cargolux.

After completing 2 years of work in the Maintenance department, you can apply for an EASA Part-66 Category B AML (Aircraft Maintenance License). This license is recognized in all countries of the European Union and beyond.

Further possibilities for mobility and career development are available within the organization, leading with time to the position of Assistant Lead, Lead, Foreman or Supervisor, as well as other positions in the technical field.

The apprenticeship is open for applications each year as of the first quarter.


Charlie Victor magazine: Special "Young Talents" issue

If you want to know more about the apprenticeship and the exciting world of aviation have a look at this special issue of our corporate magazine Charlie Victor.


How to apply?

If you are interested in joining the program, you can apply when applications open again in spring 2024.

Should you have any further questions regarding our Mechanic's Apprenticeship Program, you can contact Recruitment Services ([@]


Cargolux values young talents and the potential they bring along. The airline has therefore partnered with Job Teaser to publish internship openings in the highest education institutions throughout Europe.

There is a wide range of internship opportunities for students who want to apply the knowledge gained at school and find out which job suits them best.

Cargolux seeks motivated, energetic, and talented students to exchange view points and gain valuable experience.

Interested in joining one of the key players in the air cargo industry?

A few conditions apply:

the internship should be covered by an internship agreement and last at least 1 month.

fluency in English vital to communicate within the company.

internships in risk areas (e.g., maintenance center, warehouse) can only be granted to interns over 18 years old and cleared by the company doctor.


Graduate Program

Cargolux is looking for highly motivated graduates to join our dynamic team through our two-year Graduate Program. Our program offers development opportunities, project work, hands-on experience, and exposure to various aspects of our business through rotational assignments. We are committed to helping our graduates develop the skills and experience they need to become future leaders in the aviation industry.

As a graduate at Cargolux, you will work on challenging projects, contribute to innovative solutions, and be exposed to the latest technologies and trends in the industry. You will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals who will mentor and guide you as you build your career.

We value the contribution of our graduates, and we are committed to nurturing their talents and providing them with the opportunity to grow and succeed. At the end of the program, we encourage candidates to apply for a permanent position at Cargolux.


The recruitment process

1. Online application

You will need to complete an online application and include in your cover letter your aspirations. Please also attached the following key documents:

 a cover letter

 a current resume

 a copy of your current academic transcript

 reference letters if available

2. Initial screening with HR

If your online application is successful, you may be invited to participate in an initial screening interview with HR, which will ask you a range of questions about how you like to work and what you are passionate about.

3. Assessment day

Successful applicants will be invited to attend an assessment day in Luxembourg. This will be your first opportunity to meet some of our team, including representatives from our Talent Acquisition Team as well as Senior Managers. You’ll participate in both group and individual activities, and have the opportunity to understand more about Cargolux, our culture and our values.

4. Final interviews

The final stage of our recruitment process is an interview with two Cargolux representatives at Cargolux HQ office in Luxembourg. Here you’ll have the opportunity to ask any questions that you have about us as a company, the role and the Graduate Program, as well as get a sneak peak at life at our HQ!


How to apply?

The program is full for this year.

Should you have any further questions regarding our Graduate Program, you can contact Recruitment Services ([@]