ARGANS is a small, independent company of scientists and software developers based in Plymouth, Devon. We also have a branch based in Sophia-Antipolis, France. Our clients include the European Space Agency (ESA) as well as the European Commission. We are currently involved with Copernicus missions (Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3), several marine litter detection projects as well as Horizon2020 CoReSyF project. We collaborate with various research institutes, private companies and independent consultants, located across Europe, on many of our projects.

Work Placement / Internship

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.

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. Please send your CV and a covering letter to

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.


Contact Us

  • Address: 1 Davy Road, Plymouth Science Park, Derriford, PLYMOUTH, PL6 8BX

  • Phone: +44 (0)1752 764 298

  • Email:

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