Summer Internship

Working insights into business, consultancy, engineering and finance.
A Summer Internship at BAE Systems gives you a valuable 12 week insight into working life at one of the world’s most innovative companies. If you secure one of the 100+ placements available across our UK business, you’ll receive on-the-job training within a structured framework. We only offer placements when there’s work with real impact to be completed. It’s a great way to put theory into practice.

Opportunities available

Your Learning and Development

Our Summer Internships offer you the chance to hone your skills and gain valuable industry experience. You have the chance to see theory put into action, and learn from colleagues who are experts in their field.

Rewards and benefits

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GBP starting salary

GBP p/a pro rata

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GBP per month for Consulting, Engineering and Project Management roles in Cyber Security. 
You can make a real impact during your internship. And you can expect real rewards package too over the 12 weeks, with 6.5 days’ holiday a potential fast track to our graduate schemes, subject to performance and availability.

What you'll need

To join our Business or Engineering Summer Internship schemes 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 summer internship 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). You will also need to be available for the full 12 weeks.

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 will 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 Summer Internship in June 2022.
Summer internships are open to all university year groups however 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.