Rating

4.6/5
  • Skills
    4.8
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.3
  • Your Impressions
    4.7

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Electronic engineer within the Photonics team. Conducted experiments, wrote reports, researched literature. Also attending shadowing opportunities and informal discussions with other members of the team


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Learned MATLAB, developed professional report writing skills


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

  • 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?
  • 5/5

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

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, I was given plenty of responsibility but enough guidance to never feel daunted.


  • 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?
  • Plenty of guidance from managers


  • 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?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Fantastic atmosphere, the perfect mix of professional yet relaxed.


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

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

  • 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?
  • Thoroughly enjoyed internship


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

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

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

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


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to BAE Systems
  • Try to get involved as much as you can and seek out shadowing opportunities and stretch tasks. Use it as an opportunity to ask questions for help and hone key skills


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

East of England

August 2021


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