If you have the talent, now is the time to prove it. We have approximately 60 one-year placements available each year and all offer you the chance to develop new skills and gain valuable industry experience in the real world.
Our business placements are integral to our ability to deliver successful projects and vary each year depending on where we need your skills to make the most impact.
Cutting-edge innovations and world-leading technological developments are the foundation of our business and, as a result, we always have a wide range of engineering placements available.
In Finance, you won’t just be working on the financial aspects of some of the most exciting projects in defence, aerospace and engineering, you’ll also be working and learning from some of the most accomplished professionals in their fields.
Within Consultancy, you would have the opportunity to focus on equipping the client with a basic technical understanding of our capabilities and markets.
Within Technical Delivery, you will undertake a mix of technical challenges, business problem solving and client liaison which could be in a range of areas from Software Engineering to Cyber Security Technical Analysis
Rewards: the complete package
Joining us means you’ll be expected to make a real impact. That’s why you can expect a real rewards package in return:
- Starting salary of £18,000 for Business, Finance and Engineering. For Consultancy or Technical Delivery the starting salary is £19,500 to £21,500 dependent on year of study
- Competitive pension scheme
- 25 days’ holiday per annum
- A conditional offer to join our Graduate Development Framework (subject to performance and availability of suitable roles), or BAE Systems Applied Intelligence graduate programme, without the need to re-apply and potential opportunities for sponsorship upon returning to university
To join our Industrial Placement scheme, you must be on course to achieve at least a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree. This can be in any subject for our business or finance opportunities and must be in an engineering, technical, numerical or scientific subject for our consultancy, engineering or technical delivery placements. For our finance placements, you also need 280 UCAS points or equivalent (excluding General Studies).
Our selection process works on a first-come, first-served basis.
We ask all candidates to complete the same online application to ensure our selection process is fair and consistent.
Your online application will then go through a variety of selection methods, either online or face-to-face, and is likely to conclude at an assessment centre.
We particularly welcome applications from women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities, and will make reasonable adjustments to our application and selection process for people with disabilities.
You can find information on the full range of placement opportunities, and details of how to apply, at: baesystems.com/graduates