Industrial Placements

Join us to be part of our exciting cutting edge technology projects.
Business, Engineering, Finance experience available for undergraduates.
Have you got what it takes to accelerate your career path, now is the time to put it to the test. We have approximately 90 one-year placements available each year and they all offer you the chance to develop new skills and gain invaluable industry experience.

Opportunities available

Your Learning and Development

We focus on delivering learning and personal development that enables you to stretch yourself and fulfil your potential. All our Industrial Placements offer you the chance to gain new skills and invaluable industry experience. We provide you with the opportunity to put theory into practice, learn from colleagues who are experts in their field, and gain insights that can only come from real world work environments and exciting projects.

Rewards and benefits

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GBP starting salary

GBP for Business, Finance and Engineering

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to 21,500 GBP for Cyber Security roles within Applied Intelligence Future Talent
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conditional offer to join BAE Systems as a Graduate and further your career (subject to performance and availability of suitable roles) without the need to reapply
We expect great things of our graduates. In return, you can expect a generous salary with a comprehensive benefits and pension package, including 25 days’ annual holiday with flexible leave arrangements, senior mentoring, and product and service discounts.

What you'll need

To join our Business or Engineering industrial placement you must be on course for at least a 2:2 Bachelor's degree in a related subject. Once you begin your search you will find specific details on preferred degrees within each role type. For industrial placement roles in Cyber Security you must be on course for at least a 2:2 Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths subject and also have 128 UCAS points or equivalent, excluding General Studies. For Finance placements, you must be on course for at least a 2:1 Bachelor's degree in a related subject as well as 120 UCAS points or equivalent (excluding AS Levels and General Studies).

How to apply

We ask all candidates to apply online using our application form to ensure our selection process is completely fair and consistent. Following your online application you will be invited to undertake a virtual assessment involving gamified assessment challenges and video questions. If you are successful, you’ll be invited to either a virtual or face-to-face interview. Our main recruitment window runs from the beginning of September every year. Please note: where sufficient applications have been received these roles be closed therefore early application is advised. If you are successful you will commence your Industrial Placement in June 2022.
Individuals who are due to graduate prior to the commencement dates of our undergraduate programmes are not eligible to apply and should instead consider applying for one of our graduate offerings.