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Graduates &

Accelerate your career, where it counts
This is a place for pioneers.  Go-getters, smart thinkers, curious minds. This is where you’ll find yourself, surprise yourself, become an expert in your field. This is somewhere you can make a difference. Here, your ideas help to protect the world. You’ll learn from the best, do the right thing. Play your part in something that really matters. This is where your career begins. This is where you’ll make an impact. 
We have opportunities across our Main Graduate Programme, Finance Leader Development Programme and Applied Intelligence Programme. We are looking for graduates with drive and enthusiasm who can help us stay ahead with our cutting edge technology. If you have the potential, we will support you all the way, because your success will drive ours, join us today and accelerate your career, where it counts.
Our graduate and undergraduate schemes will prepare you with the skills you need to navigate challenges that bring others to a standstill. We will help you make the very most of your talents. We place great importance not only on what we do, but how and why we do it. We are passionate, collaborative, and take pride in work that helps our customers and communities. Working for BAE Systems, you’ll go home at the end of each day knowing what you do really makes a difference.

Apply now for our graduate, undergraduate roles, we look forward to your application

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Find the Graduate or Undergraduate scheme that inspires you. We need graduates from a range of diverse backgrounds and cultures to help drive our programmes. Apply now! All of our programmes offer you an excellent platform from which to grow your career, and give you the opportunity to accelerate your career path by gaining great experience from the best in the business.
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Looking for something else? Why not pre-register your details as we offer multiple intakes for our Main Graduate Programme from January, June and September. Be one of the first to know when your preferred roles are open by completing a pre-registration form using the link below.
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Employee success stories

At BAE Systems we celebrate the different experiences and ideas that a diverse workforce can bring. Everyone has the opportunity to make a difference and have their voice heard. Some of our people share how their careers have made a difference in their own words.
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Rewards & benefits

As a graduate or undergraduate with us, you'll be a full-time employee and working on real projects from day one. In return we reward you with a competitive salary, generous leave, and a comprehensive benefits package including share schemes, product and service discounts, professional mentoring, innovative training programmes and a commitment to protect your work life balance.


Our approach

We are an inclusive employer and strive to recruit, retain and inspire the best people from the widest pool. 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.


Hints and Tips

If you think you have the vision and talent to make one of our opportunities your own, submitting an application is your first chance to show us how good you really are. We receive thousands of application forms every year, so give plenty of time and thought to making sure that yours stands out.
  • Think carefully about the opportunity, scheme and/or business area you are interested in and your relevant skills, when deciding what role you would like to apply for.
  • Use plain English - you are making a case for yourself and this should be presented as clearly as possible.
  • Give full details of your degree modules, previous work experience and relevant final year projects - recruiting managers will want to see exactly what you have done and how this meets their requirements.
  • Make sure you’ve filled in all the sections of the application.
  • Finally, Best of luck with your application!