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     Date Submitted:08-05-2011
     Last Modified:09-05-2011 (08:45)
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     Current job:MEng Student
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, Launch Systems, Business Services, Space Tourism
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    Personal Statement

    Interested in Space related activities from a young age as well as managerial and leadership undertakings, the study of Aerospace Engineering with Management always seemed a natural fit. Recent work in the heart of Washington confirmed ambitions to become part of an active Space Community to help improve access to Space for goods and people.

    Benefiting from native skills in French and English and a conversational level in Spanish, the global and multi-cultural nature of today’s world comes with no surprises to a frequent traveller with an open mind.

     

    Education and Qualifications

     

    2007 – 2011         University of Manchester (United Kingdom)

     MEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Management                                                  

     Modules: Advanced Technology Enterprise, Aero-Acoustics, Aerodynamics, Aero-Elasticity, Aerospace

     Propulsion, Aerospace Structures, Aerospace Systems, Aircraft Performance, Control Engineering,

    Design, Dynamics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Flight

    Dynamics, Flight, Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Legal Issues, Management, Mathematics, Modelling &

    Simulation, Numerical Methods, Operations Management, Programming, Project Finance, Risk

    Management, Strategy, Thermodynamics, Vibrations.

    Completed an Individual Project to help develop a new International System Metric and co-authored a

    research paper titled “Investigating the Potential of Using Quota Count as a Design Metric”.

     

    2008 – 2008         University of Berkeley (United States)

     Summer Session – 6 Weeks                                                       

     Subjects:  Marketing, Tennis.

     

    2000 – 2007         Lycée Pasteur (France)

     French Baccalaureate                                                                                                           

     Subjects: Studying eleven subjects, obtaining an average of 14.23/20 equivalent to a “Bien” distinction.      

     Achieved an 18/20 in Maths and an 18/20 in Physics.

     

    2005 – 2006         American Qualifications

     TOEFL & SATs

     Subjects: Essay, Mathematics, Critical Reading, Writing, Mathematics Level IIC, Physics, Spanish.

     Achieved a TOEFL score of 600 (taken in 2005), 5/6 in the essay, 690/800 in Mathematics, 710/800 in

     Mathematics Level IIC, 640/800 in Physics and 660/800 in Spanish.

     

    Work Experience

     

    July-Aug. 2010   Full-time Summer Placement at Polispace, Washington, United States.         An independent Space Policy Consultancy.

    Nature of work:   

    Make good use of peer valuable expertise and experience in Space Policy to help and advise actors in Commercial Space. Observe and assist major players in today’s private Commercial Space Sector. I attended a conference on suborbital flights with NASA, a round table with the writers of the latest US National Space Policy, the Space Frontier Foundation’s (Co-Founded by Polispace’s Head) conference and a presentation at NASA’s headquarters.

     

    Key skills developed:

    - Witnessed the Washingtonian political buzz

    - Acquired knowledge on the functioning of the Senate, the Congress and NASA

    - Reviewed the 2011 NASA Authorization Bill, NASA Budget Comparisons

    - Potential clients’ database creation (for Masten Space Systems)

     

    June 2009            Two-Week Internship at The Mill, London, United Kingdom               

     

    Nature of work:   

    The company designs special effects for adverts and TV programs and sends media information all around the world. I had the chance to acquire direct knowledge from staff about the Post Production Industry, its methods and goals. I spent time with specialist in various departments such as Marketing, Telecine (adjustment of videos) and Visual Effects.

     

    Key skills developed:

    - Communicating effectively with senior staff and work colleagues

    - Assisting with running tasks

     

    December 2004 Internship at Explor@dome, Paris, France

     

    Nature of work:    

    As an intern, it was my responsibility to present and explain various experiments the company was conducting in order to allow its clients to learn more about scientific phenomena and to put their current knowledge to the test by running the experiments themselves.

     

    Key skills developed:

    - Self Confidence when presenting experiments to public visitors

    - Learnt about scientific phenomena

    - Reported on the Company’s Organization

     

    Additional Information

     

    University Projects: Poster Design, Business Simulation, Civil/Very Light Aircraft Design, Financial Analysis, Individual Project, Project Finance Case Study, Video Mounting. Project Manager for year-long project to conceive a design process to design and build a model aircraft.

     

    Attended the Space Frontier Foundation’s 2010 conference in Sunnyvale and the International Space University 2011 Symposium on “The International Space Station: Maximizing the Return from Extended Operations”.

     

    Competent I.T. Skills:Photoshop, Solidworks, Matlab, Microsoft Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Projects.

     

    Always enjoyed sports, especially Ski (since age 3, two silver medals for small and giant slalom), Judo (4 years, green-blue belt), Karate (7 years, blue belt), Fourwheeling (3 years, modals and trophies for co-piloting in France, Spane and Morocco) and Salsa (4 years).

     

    Active member in the University of Manchester’s societies: Karate Club, Dance Society, Aerospace Society, etc.

     

    Created and Administrated an online forum for a year. The aim was to organize and develop strategies for a space-themed game. Experienced leadership and elaborated projects within a team work environment. Required good time management skills. The forum reached 100 members and 20,000 messages.

     

    Organized International trips for a group of friends met in California. Created a facebook group (about 90 members) and a committee to plan the various reunions. Managed, edited and shared the digital information collected during each trip. Designed motivational posters. Visited Amsterdam, Madrid, Berlin, Barcelona and Paris so far. Was featured twice in articles of the International House Times published by a student accommodation of Berkeley.

     

    Driving Licence: Full E.U. and International drivers licence.


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