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. ARGANS specializes in satellite-based Earth Observation (EO), remote-sensing applications and services and geographical information systems used to map and monitor the marine, atmosphere and terrestrial environments.

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.


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

"Working at ARGANS has given me an excellent start to my career in Remote Sensing research and the opportunity to undertake a work-based PhD. The breadth of projects on offer means there's always something new to learn!"

James DelaneyEO Scientist - ARGANS