Summer Internships
Put theory into practice

Put theory into practice


Want to get the inside track on what it'd be like to work on some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions? Gain practical experience and expert insight you can take with you on the next step of your career journey. Our 12-week internships will put you at the heart of it all.


You’ll receive structured on-the-job training and develop new skills working on real-world projects. Choose from a range of internships including engineering, business and finance, consultancy and project management. On successful completion of your internship, you could even find yourself securing a graduate role.


What you can expect

  • From day one you'll work on projects alongside people at the top of their fields.
  • A chance to learn new skills and knowledge working on some of the world’s leading technologies and cutting-edge innovations.
  • The chance to create next-generation security products and technology.
  • An immersive induction experience will prepare you for entering your real-world role.
  • In return we’ll reward you with a competitive salary, holiday and a potential fasttrack to our permanent graduate programme.



Our summer internship opportunities

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What are the benefits of a summer internship?

Experience and qualification

You'll get hands-on experiences working on real-life projects. You’ll also have a potential fast track to our graduate programmes.

Training and

Whether it's buddy schemes and mentoring or skills training and personal development, you'll grow and develop here.

Social and

You'll get to connect with other colleagues in different locations and lots of people across our diverse community at events and forums.

Market-leading benefits

Salaries for our summer internships start from £22,000 (pro rata). You'll also get lots of other benefits like generous time off.

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Application process

Got a question?

Not sure which programme is right for you? Want to understand more about job roles here at BAE Systems? Have a question about your application? Our FAQs are a great place to start.

Frequently asked questions

But if you want a chat with our team we're always here to help. 

To discuss your application email the Graduate Recruitment team or call them on 0208 068 2868

To discuss your Digital Intelligence application, please email the Future Talent team. 

We can only discuss applications with candidates directly.