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BAE Systems

Applied Intelligence Engineering & Physics Summer Placement
£19,500 pro-rota
Location Chelmsford or Guildford
Starts Jun 2022
Deadline 10 Jan 2022

Join our Engineering & Physics Summer Placement

At BAE Systems we serve, supply and protect those who serve and protect us. Ours is a culture that values diversity, rewards integrity and merit, and is a place where everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential, no matter what their background.

Location: Chelmsford or Guildford

What you will be doing

We are looking for students to work on developing innovative mission critical technology and products for our customers. Applications include high performance networking, space systems, software radios and underwater systems.

You will be part of a project team who will coach you on the day to day skills required to work closely with our customers. You might be designing RF/digital electronics or developing software/firmware targeted at a wide range of devices (e.g. FPGAs, ARM processors, GPUs, microcontrollers). You could be involved in designing signal processing algorithms or researching new and exciting areas of science and technology.

You will be part of our Future Talent community, which organises training, networking and social events to get involved with. We will support you with a career mentor who will guide you throughout your Internship.

What you will have

We have several engineering focused roles which will suit people who are enthusiasts for technology, enjoy making things and understanding how they work.

We also have science focused roles where we are looking for people with a strong science background, especially in electromagnetics, optics, machine learning and applied mathematics.

We expect great things of our Summer Interns. In return, you can expect a £19,500 annual salary (pro-rota) and 5.5 days of holiday and product & service discounts.

Entry requirements

You will need to be currently studying towards a 2:1 or above, with an Engineering or Physics background, but we would also welcome applications from Mathematicians looking to apply their knowledge

  • You have an interest in science and technology
  • You are highly motivated and able to learn quickly
  • Only those  with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK can be considered for a position within BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Due to the nature of our work, successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government Security Clearance, prior to starting with us: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/united-kingdom-security-vetting

Learn more about BAE Systems

We are BAE Systems

At BAE Systems we serve, supply and protect those who serve and protect us. Ours is a culture that values diversity, rewards integrity and merit, and is a place where everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential, no matter what their background.

With a workforce of 90,000 people in more than 40 countries, we’re committed to nurturing talent and developing highly skilled colleagues - empowering our people to drive innovation, make the right decisions and solve complex challenges.

With a long history of innovation and excellence behind us, and ambitious plans for the future, BAE Systems is a place where you can start, and grow, your career with confidence. Wherever your career interests lie – from engineering, finance or project management, to manufacturing, consulting, technology, or wider business disciplines – at BAE Systems, you’ll have the chance to make a real impact, where it counts, whichever team you join.

If you’re in your first or penultimate year, and want to gain insight and build skills, we offer three-month summer internships and twelve-month industrial placements across our business. You’ll receive on-the-job training within a structured framework, where you’ll develop technical expertise and professional skills such as commercial awareness and problem solving. You can choose between a range of engineering disciplines as well as business roles including project management, finance and consulting. And best of all, if successful on your internship, you could end up fast-tracked onto a Graduate programme the following year.

With graduate opportunities nationwide, joining a BAE Systems programme means you’ll learning through valuable hands-on experience and formal training – developing a career, from day one. Upon completing your graduate programme, and if you demonstrate the passion and potential to lead, you could even find yourself on BAE Systems’ Future Talent Programme, helping us to meet our most significant business challenges.

At BAE Systems, we’re not just proud of what we do, we’re proud of how we do it. So when you join us, you’ll be part of an inclusive culture that’s committed to working to the highest ethical and environmental standards, making a positive contribution to the countries and communities in which we operate.

Join us, this is a place where you can make a real difference – apply now.