Our graduates come from all walks of life. But they all play a crucial role in creating a secure future for generations to come.
Accelerate your career by choosing a BAE Systems graduate or undergraduate programme, where your unique skills and perspectives will be valued. You’ll gain limitless opportunities and the support you’ll need to shape your future, as you shape the future for everyone.
By joining our team, you'll unlock great benefits and be part of a thriving business community, in the UK and beyond. Discover a career with real purpose, and apply your ambition and passion to making a difference – protecting those who protect us all.
You can expect a starting salary of £34,000 on our graduate programme as well as a £2,000 welcome payment, plus an optional 20% salary advance. Our undergraduate programme salaries start at £22,000 pro rata.
Diversity, equity and inclusion
A diverse team is a creative and innovative team. We recognise and celebrate diversity and want everyone to feel valued and empowered to thrive. Who you are should never define what you can do.
Learning and development
If you're curious and open to new opportunities, we'll help you reach your potential. See how we'll support you to continually learn and develop a fulfilling career.
Experience and qualifications
You'll get hands-on experiences working on real-life projects. On many of the graduate development programmes, we'll also fully fund professional qualifications.
We have more than 50 sites across the UK and every site is unique, just like every member of our 35,000+ strong UK team. With incentives for moves to certain sites and roles, maybe now is the time to get your career moving with BAE Systems.
We're committed to recruiting in the most inclusive way possible so we can welcome top talent from all kinds of backgrounds to our team. However, some roles with us are subject to security and export control restrictions and your nationality or place of birth may limit the roles you can undertake.
Graduate and undergraduate reviews
28th in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers
#10 most attractive employer in the UK in 2023, Cibyl
3rd best student employer, Engineering, RateMyPlacement
Got a question?
Not sure which role is right for you? Want to understand more about entry-level opportunities here at BAE Systems? Have a question about your application? Our FAQs are a great place to start.