Inspiring bright minds

We're passionate about helping young people from all backgrounds to embrace science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and discover careers in those areas. From our inspiring Ambassadors to school roadshows, site visits to resources, together we can inspire bright minds from all backgrounds to access opportunities in our industry.


Know someone who could be the future of BAE Systems? They’ll earn a salary whilst gaining the specialist training and hands-on experience that will help their career to fly. Are they curious to learn and ready to grow? There's a world of opportunity here.

Gaining experience

Our work experience placement students get to experience the cutting-edge projects we're working on, meet all kinds of people across the business, and explore the many career opportunities we offer.

Help for schools, colleges and community groups

Find everything you need to inspire the next generation of engineering talent, from STEM ambassadors to school roadshows.
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Our partners

The Smallpeice Trust

For over 50 years the Smallpeice Trust have been delivering residential engineering courses, STEM Days and learning initiatives such as Coding Success and Arkwright Scholarships to students aged 13-18 across the UK, providing an exciting insight into what it’s like to be an engineer.
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Royal Academy of Engineering

The Royal Academy of Engineering work to address the challenges of our age. Harnessing the power of engineering and technology to build a sustainable society and an inclusive economy that works for everyone.
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Princes’ Trust

The Prince’s Trust support young people in securing a better future by offering free programmes to develop the skills and confidence young people in the UK need to find a job or start a business.
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STEM Learning

STEM Learning provide a one-stop-shop for teachers and is the largest provider of education and careers support in STEM. Project Enthuse, a STEM Learning initiative, develops and celebrates the best STEM subject teaching in the UK.
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Royal Navy & Royal Air Force

BAE Systems have a long history partnering with the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force (RAF), collectively investing in education across the UK to provide students and teachers with experience they need and helping to inspire the next generation of scientists, technologists and engineers.