ARGANS is a small, independent company of 30 scientists and software developers based across our three offices in Plymouth, Devon, UK, Sophia-Antipolis and Brest, France, and work with sister companies in France, Canada, Luxembourg and Morocco.

Our clients include the European Space Agency (ESA) as well as the European Commission and private clients. We are currently involved with Copernicus missions (Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3) as well as projects relating to Ocean Salinity and Soil Moistures, Marine Litter detection, Coastal Erosion and Coastal Charting using Satellite Derived Bathymetry. We collaborate with various research institutes, private companies and independent consultants, located across Europe, on many of our projects.

Job Vacancies

We have no job vacancies at this time.


We host interns from the UK and EU throughout the year; offering both funded and non-funded internships, we ask for a minimum of 3 months commitment and can last up to 12 months.


Internship: Web Application Development

Closing Date: 15th March 2020   Download Application Form

We are looking for a student to join us for a period of 3-4 months between June and September as an intern in a junior support position primarily working on our Coastal Erosion project. The work will mainly involve developing & maintaining a web application using a Django-Python RESTful architecture. An intern with a solid programming background would be very welcome.

Remuneration: Please note summer internships are not paid; however, at the discretion of the company, the student may receive a fixed allowance towards living costs.

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We will advertise our funded internship opportunities here (usually around January/February, for the summer) but if you would like to discuss the possibility of undertaking your year in industry or placement with ARGANS at an alternative time of the year, please do get in touch at

We particularly welcome individuals who have experience in science and programming; languages commonly used here include: C, C++, Python, Matlab and IDL.

Please note that due to the nature of the work we undertake at ARGANS, we are unable to offer work experience to individuals who have not yet begun a relevant Higher Education qualification.

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"Working with ARGANS gives me the opportunity to contribute to the international Sentinel-2 mission, working with scientists across Europe to deliver state-of-the-art earth observation data"

Lawrence DudleyOperator - ARGANS

"Since joining ARGANS I’ve seen the company grow hugely, which makes it an exciting place to develop my career, I feel I have the opportunity to make a positive impact here. Our office culture is one of friendship and helping each other out. I love to try and help my colleagues solve their code problems!"

Rhiannon DaviesEO Scientist - ARGANS

"The office culture is wonderful! I really appreciate working with the team to problem solve for a particular project as a collective, finding solutions that the individual may not find on their own."

Emily PeartIntern - ARGANS