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Inspiring young people where it counts
We want to inspire young people from all walks of life to pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects and careers. We’ll need your energy, skills and talent to help us develop next-generation ideas, deliver our complex projects and stay ahead of our competition.

Coronavirus impact on BAE Systems’ UK education outreach programmes

In line with the UK Government’s developing guidance for the Covid-19 pandemic, at BAE Systems we have been reviewing our 2020 education outreach activity.
To help protect the health and wellbeing of everyone as much as possible, we have decided to suspend all our education outreach including our schools roadshow programme and work experience placements. We are sorry to have disappointing news but our teams will continue to monitor this unprecedented situation and we will resume our education outreach when it is safe to do so.
Our programmes offer rewarding opportunities for students, teachers, schools and community groups to work with us, nurture interest in STEM, and provide careers advice.
Studying the right subjects is important, but real work experience can make all the difference in inspiring passion and getting you started in your career. Whether you’re at school or college, or unemployed and struggling to get into a job, if you’ve got a great attitude and bags of enthusiasm, our programmes are geared towards helping you make that first step into an exciting world of work.


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Help for schools, colleges and community groups

We offer inspiring STEM Ambassadors, a Schools Roadshow, free resources for teachers and visits to some of our cutting edge sites to see the work we do.
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Help with getting experience

We offer real world work experience for 14 to 18 year-olds, taster weeks for 16 to 18 year-olds, and Movement to Work programme for 18 to 24 year-olds.
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Our partners

We’re proud to be part of a community dedicated to encouraging young people into STEM careers. We pool the creative talents of leading organisations to deliver the very best education initiatives.
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People, culture and opportunities. Your career with us

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We offer over 25 award winning programmes across our sectors and sites in the UK, at all levels up to degree level apprenticeships.
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