Employer profile

BAE Systems

Updated: September, 2023

About BAE Systems

BAE Systems helps to protect people and national security, critical infrastructure and vital information. It’s a culture that values diversity, rewards integrity and merit, and is a place where everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential, no matter what their background.

With a skilled workforce of more than 93,000 people in around 40 countries, at BAE systems we’re committed to nurturing talent and striving for excellence; empowering our people to drive innovation, make the right decisions and solve complex challenges.

Sound like the place to launch your career? Join us now, and play your part in the next phase of our story.
BAE Systems is a place you can secure and build a career that’s truly yours with the training, coaching and boundless opportunities to achieve your ambitions. With a huge range of roles, from engineering and technology, to project management, manufacturing, consultancy, and finance - or wider business disciplines - you’ll be given the responsibility to make a real impact, from day one. It’s a career you can be proud of, in a team that’s shaping a safer tomorrow.

With a graduate starting salary of £34,000, welcome bonus and opportunities nationwide; as a BAE Systems graduate or undergraduate, you’ll grow your network and learn alongside some of the brightest minds.

When you join us, you’ll be choosing a future enhanced by flexibility, innovation and inclusivity – somewhere your work matters. It’s a supportive, collaborative culture where you’ll be given every opportunity to build a varied career, and be empowered to achieve your potential.

Your future, secured.

Why choose a BAE Systems graduate programme?

  • #1 Most Attractive Employer with Engineering Professionals in the UK, Universum
  • Rate My Placement, rated in The Best 100 Student Employer 2022-23
  • 25th in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers
  • #2 Engineering Employer of Choice as voted for by female engineering students
  • 8th Best Student Employer, IT & Telecommunications, RateMyPlacement

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Work sectors

IT and information services, business, consulting and management, engineering and manufacturing


East of England, North West England, Scotland, South East England, South West England

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