Aerospace Engineering - Summer Placement

As a graduate or undergraduate Aircraft Maintenance & Support Engineer, you'll develop a broad understanding of aircraft systems and the activities undertaken in design, development, test, maintenance and support.

BAE Systems Military Air & Information (MAI) is the air sector of BAE Systems, responsible for the design and build of fixed wing military and training aircraft, as well as providing training, support and information services for the UK RAF and other customers worldwide.

As an Aerospace Engineering you would cover a range of disciplines including aerodynamics, electromagnetics, structures, integration, airworthiness, support engineering, mission systems, test engineering, flight systems and training systems integration.


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What You’ll Need

To succeed in this area, you’ll need a minimum 2:1 Bachelor's degree in an engineering, numerical or scientific subject, be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance. Qualifications aside, you’ll also need an analytical mind, a keen eye for detail and a highly methodical approach to work. A strong communicator, you’ll know how to collaborate effectively with both internal and external customers. As a company committed to talent, we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds and with many different skills, experience and perspectives.

Where could you be?

Placements will be based across a number of MAI locations including Warton, Samlesbury, Humberside as well as RAF Bases. On completion it is highly likely that you will be given the opportunity to support our products in the export market by working overseas.

Summer Internship

Available at Warton/ Samlesbury/ Brough, this is a 12 week internship, certified by EAL (the specialist, employer-recognised awarding organisation for the engineering, manufacturing, building services and related sectors), which will give you the chance to put theory into practice, learn from colleagues who are experts in their field, and gain insights that can only come from real world experience. During the internship you’ll also receive a salary of £16,800 per annum pro-rata.

Learning and Development  

We’ll encourage and support you to realise your potential. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from colleagues who are experts in their field, and gain insights that can only come from real world experience

Opportunity Overview

  • Salary: £16,800
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Placement Duration: Summer, Summer - open to 1st years
  • Location: Warton/Samlesbury (Lancashire) or Brough (Hull)
  • Region: North West, Yorkshire
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Other benefits...

  • You'll learn from colleagues who are experts in their field
  • You’ll receive a salary of £16,800 per annum pro-rata

Disciplines accepted...

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Chemistry
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials/Minerals
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
  • Science

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