Your FREE* connection to the British Interplanetary Society

BIS NextGen Network

Mission Statement: 

The BIS NextGen Network is a FREE to join community, that aims to connect, inspire and empower students and professionals in the space community. Through networking, events, and career development support, the NextGen Network will bring the next generation of the space community together. 

Note: Non-BIS members are welcome to join the Network, but will not receive all the benefits of BIS membership**:

  • Events – open to all NGN members (free/discounted to BIS members)
  • Community discussion channels 
  • Career events
  • NextGen Mentorship programme – BIS members only
  • Collaboration events with other Young Professional Organisations – BIS members only
  • Professional development opportunities with BIS committees – BIS members only

*Full BIS membership (for under 25s) is only £50 per annum.

Are you passionate about space exploration and eager to contribute to a vibrant community of like-minded individuals? The NextGen Network at the British Interplanetary Society is currently undergoing transformation and is seeking dedicated individuals to fill key roles within our team. If you’re ready to make an impact and help shape the future of space exploration, we want to hear from you!

Vacancies Available:

  • Event Lead: Are you creative, organized, and passionate about creating memorable experiences? Step into the role of Event Lead and orchestrate workshops, guest speaker series, and other engaging events in the industry for our members.
  • Newsletter Lead: Do you have a knack for storytelling and a passion for sharing knowledge? Join us as our Newsletter Lead and keep our community informed and inspired with captivating content from not only the BIS NGN but also the UK Space sector.
  • Social Media Lead: Are you savvy with social media platforms and skilled at crafting engaging content? We’re looking for a Social Media Lead to spearhead our online presence and engagement strategy.
  • Career Lead: Are you knowledgeable about career opportunities in the space industry and/or passionate about helping others succeed? Become our Career Lead and provide valuable insights and events on mentorship, NGN careers day and opportunities to support our members’ professional growth.

For each of these roles, you will have the opportunity to build and empower a supporting team. Join us as we inspire and empower the next generation space community and bring it from imagination to reality!

How to Apply:

If you’re interested in any of the above roles, please email to apply. Be sure to include your resume and a short letter of intent outlining why you’re the ideal candidate for the role and any previous experiences supporting it.

  • Be part of our Organising Team
    • Email noting your interest and your BIS membership number (if applicable) for more info.