BAE Systems
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Mechanical Engineering Summer Internship - Barrow

Job description

Our Mechanical Engineers turn ideas into products. This involves the design, development and testing of complex mechanical systems.

What you will be doing

In the early stages of a project, you’ll apply scientific principles and technical information to generate concept ideas. After this, you’ll select the most suitable design and turn it into a viable solution. Through 3D modelling and a range of analysis tools, you’ll create a detailed design of the product that factor in considerations such as materials, manufacture, assembly, cost and performance – to name just a few.

Our programmes require us to push our capabilities and technologies to the limit of what is achievable today. This raises many challenges for the system as it must ultimately meet both our customer’s stringent safety requirements and bring leading edge performance to give competitive advantage wherever applied.

You will also be provided with the opportunity to experience a broad range of complex equipment and systems at different stages of the engineering lifecycle.

Placements will be structured and tailored to provide exposure to the different career paths within Mechanical Engineering.

Security / export control statement
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Diversity and inclusion statement
We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

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What we are looking for

Qualifications

To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree. Mechanical based degrees accepted.

Accepted degree subjects

  • mechanical engineering

Additional job details

Location
Barrow-in-Furness
Salary
Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 3 September 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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