Become part of a team who inspire you every day


Our graduates come from all walks of life. But they all play a crucial role in creating a secure future for generations to come.

Accelerate your career by choosing a BAE Systems graduate or undergraduate programme, where your unique skills and perspectives will be valued. You’ll gain limitless opportunities and the support you’ll need to shape your future, as you shape the future for everyone.

By joining our team, you'll unlock great benefits and be part of a thriving business community, in the UK and beyond. Discover a career with real purpose, and apply your ambition and passion to making a difference – protecting those who protect us all.

Choose the right opportunity for you

Accelerate graduate programme

Finalists, postgraduates and career changers, sights set on a graduate engineering job? Got a passion for project management? Whatever your career aspirations, you’ll find a world of opportunity on our accelerate graduate programme.
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Finance accelerate programme

Finalists, postgraduates and career changers, learn to thrive in the world of global finance and work towards your Chartered Accountancy qualification. You'll get the skills you need to become a future financial leader on one of our finance graduate training programmes.
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Industrial placement

Undergraduates, why wait to graduate? Our one-year programme for undergraduates will give you the chance to develop new skills, get real-world industry experience, and learn what life is like at BAE Systems in a graduate position.
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Summer internships

Undergraduates, join us for a fast-paced 12 weeks where you'll get hands-on experience and structured training. We only offer internships where real impact can be made in one of our business areas. At BAE Systems, there are opportunities to put your theory into practice.
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Insight experiences

Undergraduates, want a snapshot into what a career with us is really like? Get the inside track from our diverse team, learn about their career journeys, and explore how you can make a big impact here too.
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What are the benefits of our graduate and undergraduates programmes?

Experience and qualifications

You'll get hands-on experiences working on real-life projects. On many of the graduate development programmes, we'll also fully fund professional qualifications. 

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 graduates in different locations and lots of people across our diverse community at events and forums. 


Starting salaries for our graduate programmes are £34,000, as well as a £2,000 welcome payment and from £22,000 for our undergraduates. You'll also get lots of other benefits like generous time off.

Why join one of our programmes?

#1 most attractive employer with engineering professionals in the UK, Universum

25th in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers

8th best student employer, IT & telecommunications, RateMyPlacement

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Learning and development

If you're curious and open to new opportunities, we'll help you reach your potential to become a future leader. See how we'll support you to continually learn and develop a fulfilling career.
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Diversity and inclusion

A diverse team is a creative and innovative team. We recognise and celebrate diversity and difference and want everyone to feel valued and empowered to thrive. Who you are should never define what you can do.
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Hear from our inspiring people

Want to know more about what life is like at BAE Systems? Get the facts first hand from some of our current and former graduates.


Got a question?

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


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.