BAE Systems
work experience

Aerospace Engineer Undergraduate Placement

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Gain wide-ranging experience in the design, development, test, maintenance and support of fixed wing military and training aircraft systems. Disciplines you’ll cover include aerodynamics, electromagnetics, structures, integration, airworthiness, support engineering, mission systems, test engineering, flight systems and training systems integration.

The role of Undergraduate Aerospace Engineer covers multiple different engineering disciplines, such as aerodynamics, electromagnetics, structures, integration, airworthiness, support, mission systems, information systems, test engineering and flight systems.

This placement will provide the perfect package of experience for a passionate undergraduate looking to gain valuable skills and an insight into a worldwide defence organisation.

Follow your passion with the following responsibilities

You will gain a thorough understanding of the various engineering disciplines within the entire Engineering Lifecycle.

Throughout their placements, the individual will communicate with and work alongside subject matter experts on a daily basis to broaden their understanding of engineering in the aerospace defence industry. This is a fantastic learning opportunity allowing the individual to “home in” on a specific engineering discipline and build a strong understanding of this subject before continuing their respective degree at University.

As a keen, aspiring engineer, the undergraduate will also have opportunities to take part in engineering extracurricular activities (or “stretch assignments”) throughout their placement at BAE Systems.

What we have on offer for you

Take your first steps in a career that challenges, rewards and evolves. At BAE Systems you’ll be working on exciting, world-leading engineering and business projects from day one. Our placements will prepare you with the skills you need to navigate challenges that bring others to a standstill. We will help you make the very most of your talents. We place great importance not only on what we do, but how and why we do it. We are passionate, collaborative, and take pride in work that helps our customers and communities. Working for BAE Systems, you’ll go home at the end of each day knowing what you do really makes a difference.

Start date : June 2021

What we are looking for

Qualifications

As a minimum requirement you`ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 in your Bachelor’s degree in any STEM subject.

Accepted degree subjects

  • environmental science and ecology
  • electronic and electrical engineering
  • geology and geographical science
  • aerospace engineering
  • engineering management
  • planning and surveying
  • computer sciences
  • civil engineering and construction
  • chemical engineering
  • transport engineering
  • mechanical engineering

Additional job details

Location
Prestwick
Salary
Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times

Full-time

How to apply

Security clearance

Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK will be considered for a position within BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Due to the nature of our, work successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government SC clearance prior to starting with us.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 30 September 2021

Don't forget to mention Prospects to employers when you contact them.

Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.