• Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • I was given a project by a client and I spent my internship working on it. It involved a lot of research and some programming.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have learnt a lot of new skills. I have learn how to use various tools and software to help with programming and organisation. I have learn programming techniques. I have developed communication and client interaction skills.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I had a bit of responsibility. The project that I was working on was relevant to what the client was doing, and I often had to feedback and report on how it was going and what I had found. I was mostly working independently but I could always ask members of my team for any help as needed.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • A lot. My manager and team were always happy to help when I asked for it and I would have weekly catch ups with my client and daily catchups with my manager

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 3/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The year of my internship was a covid year, so I din't get to go into the office too much. When I did go in there was a good atmosphere though. There was also fortnightly catchups with the future talent team just to talk about how everything was going. There were also some socials and events e.g. capture the flag

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I really enjoyed it. I will probably look to intern with them again

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at BAE Systems
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend BAE Systems to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to BAE Systems
  • Write about what area you are interested in in your application/cv. Your manager/client reads your cv and uses it to decide what sort of project you might enjoy.

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Internship (1-4 Months)


Central London and City

August 2021

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