BAE Systems
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Mechanical Engineering Summer Internship - Rochester

Job description

An opportunity has arisen for a Summer Internship within BAE Systems Engineering department to carry out a range of engineering based activities in a dynamic environment. This role will be based out of our site in Rochester.

We support a range of commercial and military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles, human-machine interfaces and power management. Our systems operate in more than 100 countries with 25 air forces,30 manufacturers and 280 airlines. Around 1,500 professionals work here, all focused on delivering innovation and outstanding customer responsiveness. We are a rapidly growing and successful part of one of the world’s leading defence, security and aerospace companies.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you’ll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

What you will be doing

As a Summer Intern within Mechanical engineering your main activities will involve:-

  • Completing design schemes, detail designs and verification tasks (e.g. calculations, tolerance studies, clearance checks, fastener definition)
  • Liaising with technical specialists as required
  • Preparing and checking drawings, correct to required standards, that reflect design intent, and that adequately define parts for manufacture and inspection
  • Supporting other Mechanical Engineers with tasks and activities as required
  • Maintaining awareness of, and adhere to, applicable BAE Systems policies and procedures

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.

If you want to be part of our future working in partnership with the Royal Navy, then a career in Maritime Services awaits you.

What we are looking for

As a Summer Intern within Mechanical engineering your skills will ideally include:

  • A proven ability in design, problem solving and reporting
  • Strong team working and communication skills
  • Self-motivation


To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree. Accepted degrees: BEng or MEng in mechanical engineering, or a related engineering degree covering mechanics, dynamics and vibration, structures and stress, thermodynamics, and mechanical systems.

Accepted degree subjects

  • mechanical engineering

Additional job details

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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