Babcock International Group 

Babcock is an international defence company operating in our focus countries of the UK, Australasia, Canada, France and South Africa, with exports to additional markets with potential to become focus counties. We meet our customers’ key requirements of affordability, availability, and capability by delivering engineering, support and critical systems to defence and civil markets.

We provide through-life technical and engineering support for our customers’ assets, delivering improvements in performance, availability and programme cost. Our 26,000 employees deliver these critical services to defence and civil customers, including engineering support to naval, land, air and nuclear operations, frontline support, specialist training and asset management.

We also design and manufacture a range of defence and civil specialist equipment, from naval ship and weapons handling systems to liquid gas handling systems. We also provide integrated, technology-enabled solutions to our defence customers in areas such as secure communications, electronic warfare and air defence.

Undergraduate programmes (work placements and summer internships) 

If you’re due to take a 12-month placement in industry as part of your degree, or you’re looking for a 10-12 week summer opportunity, we can offer you real-world experience. We offer a range of benefits including the opportunity to earn while you learn, develop business skills and take a step towards your full-time career after university. 

Graduate Programmes

If you’ve got an interest in engineering, science, business management, or project management, we have a graduate programme for you.  

Take a look at our e-book below:

1. Engineering and Science Programmes

Tackling everything from electrical and electronic engineering to naval architecture, our engineering and science graduates are empowered to share their ideas and push the boundaries on some truly exciting projects. We offer a wide range of engineering and science programmes (on most of them, you’ll work towards Incorporated or Chartered status).

2. Business Management Programmes

We are looking for the brightest minds in business to help us drive Babcock forward by nurturing our people, looking after our technology, securing new business and so much more. On each of these programmes, you’ll work on a range of projects and focus on our crucial operational challenges.

3. Project Management Programme 

We have a diverse range of projects underway at any one time, from design and manufacture to in-service support and capability enhancement. Join us in Project Management, and you’ll identify and manage risk, meet stakeholder requirements and ensure everything is delivered on time, and on budget. It’s an opportunity to stretch your skills on varied work that will give you fantastic exposure to our business.


A Babcock graduate opportunity doesn’t just offer excellent career prospects, you’ll also enjoy a competitive starting salary with a minimum of £32,500 and a superb package of benefits. 

  • Personal development training and opportunities  
  • 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays  
  • Cycle to Work Scheme  
  • Pension scheme with employee contributions matched up to 8% of salary  
  • Discounted shopping and half-price cinema tickets  
  • Employee assistance programme including support and counselling  
  • Employee Share Scheme  

What could you do with a graduate opportunity?  

Start creating your future today. Apply now and start with Babcock.

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The facts

We employ a workforce of c.26,000.
Our gender targets include having 30% women within senior leadership teams by 2025.
We were established in 1891.
We’re a company committed to Inclusion & Diversity (I&D), sponsoring many valuable employee networks in our UK Business.
Graduate intake: 300+
Over 15,000 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.

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