Careers - Graduates

Unlike many other graduate programmes, our graduates are given high responsibilities straight away and it's our aim to have you working on a project within the first couple of weeks of joining us.
We provide training and development to enable you to fulfil your potential within our consulting business. You will be assigned a manager who will work with you to assess your competence, identify your development needs and find a range of options to help.
“As a graduate within BAE Systems CORDA, you can take on a variety of roles within a project, across the full solution lifecycle allowing you to build upon the skills and techniques you learnt at university across a variety of domain areas and analytical techniques.” 
Lisa, Consultant

Skills & requirements

Your skills and qualifications as a graduate consultant would ideally include:
  • A degree, Masters, or PhD in a numerate subject 
  • Knowledge and experience of operational research, data analytics, business modelling, or financial modelling techniques
  • An ability to learn quickly
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communicating with and presenting to clients
  • An ability to balance priorities, managing time, cost and quality effectively
  • A logical, organised and coherent approach to problem solving

We also welcome candidates educated to postgraduate level in a numerate subject and/or with existing knowledge of operational research, business modelling or financial modelling techniques.
“BAE Systems CORDA is an exciting and dynamic place to work which always brings new challenges.  I was involved in project work from the first day on the job, and within my first six months I worked with many different parts of the business and external clients on a variety of tasks. The role has utilized the skills I built during my master’s degree and has given me a level of responsibility. It has been really rewarding to work as part of a determined and experienced team which has helped develop my analytical problem solving skills.”
Jason, Graduate Consultant


Get in touch

To view our current early careers vacancies please search 'Analyst' on the BAE Systems careers page and filter under location for 'Farnborough'. For graduate and apprenticeship roles select the role titled "Graduate-Shared Services-Operational Analyst-Farnborough" or "Degree Apprentice-Shared Services-Data Analyst -Farnborough" respectively.  If you can’t find what you are looking for, please send us your CV, as we’re always keen to hear from interested candidate.