BAE Systems
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Summer Intern Human Factors June 2024

Job description

BAE Systems do offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements, however it is expected on our Summer Intern Programme you will be required to attend your site 3-4 days per week. Please note, this may be subject to change in line with the needs of the business. The hybrid working arrangements including which days you are required to work on site/remotely will be outlined by your line manager.

Do you want to help our business design, build and maintain submarines and the facilities used to build them to enable submariners to live and work under the ocean for several months at a time? Do you want to help develop real solutions to enable 100+ personnel to live and work in a unique environment? Are you interested in the interplay between people, technology and design and want to make people central to the design of submarines and the facilities used to build them? Then this is the perfect role for you.

As a Human Factors Summer Intern, you will engage with experienced submariners and operators to understand the challenges they face when designing and building submarines that are optimised for use by the very people who live and work in them. You will be working with a variety of specialist teams across our submarine programmes, applying unique problem solving skills in a pragmatic way, to overcome diverse and complex problems. You will also have the opportunity to get involved in many stages of the submarine lifecycle, from concept design through to activities with the in-service fleet, as well as supporting the design of site facilities and the equipment used to build and launch submarines.

What we are looking for

To be considered for this role you must be returning to University to complete your degree


As a minimum requirement you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 in your Bachelor’s degree in Human Factors, Ergonomics, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Design or a related STEM subject.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

£22,000 Pro Rata

Contract, dates and working times

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 28 February 2024

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Closing date:  28 February 2024

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