Electrical & Electronic Engineering Industrial Placements

As an Electrical & Electronic Engineer, you’ll make decisions about electronic product content, optimising hardware and software concepts and developing design processes.

Sophisticated systems like ours don’t happen by accident. It takes the skill and dedication of thousands of electrical and electronic (hardware) engineers to make them a reality.

Join us and you’ll make decisions about electronic product content, optimise hardware and software design concepts, develop sophisticated design processes and test complex products.

Activities could include assessment of equipment behaviour and fault diagnosis, assessment of new technologies and components, conducting laboratory tests and capturing data, circuit/firmware simulation and modelling, data analysis, and the preparation of technical reports.

Gaining exposure to the entire project lifecycle, you’ll play a key role in both maintaining our existing systems and developing new technologies.

Welcome to Engineering in the real world.

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The following roles are currently available:-

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Entry Requirements

To apply, you’ll need to be on course to achieving a minimum 2:1 Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject, be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance.

In terms of personal qualities, we look for people who are highly motivated and analytical. You’ll be able to see how the smallest detail affects the whole system and must be focused on quality, safety and reliability as these are the factors which give our products an advantage. Good communication skills are also essential, as you’ll be frequently working in multidisciplinary environments.

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Learning and development

We recognise that development is key to you fulfilling your professional potential and us delivering our business commitments. That’s why we’ve created schemes where you take ownership of your career aspirations and we give you support, training and practical experience to help you succeed.

First things first: your career with us starts with an induction to welcome you to your chosen UK business. Here, you’ll meet fellow graduates/ undergraduates and find out more about what your future holds. Then, shortly after joining, you’ll be assigned a mentor who can act as a source of advice and insight when you need it.

Whichever scheme you join, we’ll encourage and support you to reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about us, receive world-class training and support and perhaps most importantly, you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in our projects – gaining the insights that can only come from real world experience.

We are an inclusive employer and recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is imperative to deliver our strategy. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: November 30, 2017
  • Salary: £18,000
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Placement Duration: Year-long
  • Type of Degree: Bachelors
  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness (Cumbria), Portsmouth, Glasgow, Cowes, Rochester (Kent)
  • Region: London and South East, North West, Scotland - South/Central Belt
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Other benefits...

  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 25 days’ holiday per year
  • A conditional offer to join our Graduate Development Framework (subject to performance and availability of suitable roles), or BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Early Careers programme, without the need to re-apply and potential opportunities for sponsorship

Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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