BAE Systems

3.7 /5 370 reviews
Opportunities Offered:
Internship (1-4 Months) Placement Year (10 Months+)
Engineering Aerospace/Aviation

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About BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of 87,800 people in more than 40 countries. We help our customers to stay a step ahead when protecting people and national security, critical infrastructure and vital information. We also work closely with local partners to support economic development through the transfer of knowledge, skills and technology.

We offer three month summer internships and 12 month industrial placements across our business, spanning a range of engineering disciplines as well as business roles including project management, finance and consulting. These programmes provide on-the-job training within a structured framework, offering the opportunity to develop technical expertise and professional skills such as problem solving, business acumen and project management.

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BAE Systems Latest Reviews

  • Dockside Testing

    I have thoroughly enjoyed myself on this placement. I have been challenged and learnt a huge amount of skills to put towards future career development...


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  • Software Engineer

    My placement was fantastic. Everyone I met was friendly and welcoming, and always willing to share their knowledge and help. My line manager was able to find me something that fitted in perfectly with the direction I wanted to take my course in my final year, and my future career....


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  • Mechanical Engineering - IP

    I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at BAE Systems. It gave me the ability to experience a broad spectrum of the engineering opportunities available. Alongside a competitive pay for industrial students, it has enabled me to improve my professional and technical competencies. The attributes learnt during my placement will definitely help with my understanding of problems when I return to university....


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BAE Systems Latest Case Study

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Human Resources, Maritime Submarines Summer Internship

Internship (1-4 Months)


I felt as though I was given a lot of responsibility straight away.

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UCAS Points Required To Apply

2:2 (Two Two)

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