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BAE Systems Industrial Placement
Competitive
Location Nationwide
Starts Jun 2022
Deadline ASAP

Join our Industrial 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: Nationwide

What you will be doing

There’s no need to wait until you graduate to start your career. We offer 1 year Industrial Placements across a wide range of areas including business and finance, consultancy, project management and engineering.

The programme offers valuable industry experience, enabling you to develop lifelong skills and a broad understanding of the work we do.

Upon successful completion of your placement year, you could receive a conditional offer to join BAE Systems as a Graduate and further your career (subject to performance and availability of suitable roles) without the need to reapply.

Your Learning and Development

We focus on delivering learning and personal development that enables you to stretch yourself and fulfil your potential. All of our Industrial Placements offer you the chance to gain new skills and invaluable industry experience. We provide you with the opportunity to put theory into practice, learn from colleagues who are experts in their field, and gain insights that can only come from real world work environments and exciting projects.

What you will have

To join our Business or Engineering industrial placement you must be on course for at least a 2:2 Bachelor's degree in a related subject. Once you begin your search you will find specific details on preferred degrees within each role type.

For industrial placement roles in Cyber Security you must be on course for at least a 2:2 Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths subject and also have 128 UCAS points or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

For Finance placements, you must be on course for at least a 2:1 Bachelor's degree in a related subject as well as 120 UCAS points or equivalent (excluding AS Levels and General Studies)

How to apply

We ask all candidates to apply online using our application form to ensure our selection process is fair and consistent. Following your online application you will be invited to undertake a virtual assessment involving gamified assessment challenges and recorded questions. If you are successful, you’ll be invited to either a virtual or face-to-face interview.

Our main recruitment window runs from the beginning of September every year. Please note: where sufficient applications have been received, roles will be closed, therefore early application is advised.

If you are successful you will commence your Industrial Placement in June 2022.

Individuals who are due to graduate prior to the commencement dates of our undergraduate programmes are not eligible to apply and should instead consider applying for one of our graduate offerings

We are an inclusive employer and strive to recruit, retain and inspire the best people from the widest pool of talent. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss any adjustments or arrangements, as required, to support your application. Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

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.