BAE Systems
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Systems Summer Internship

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 Systems engineering your main activities will involve:

  • Understanding our customers’ challenging needs and specifying their requirements
  • Developing complex system architectures and sub-systems to satisfy customer needs
  • Integrating electronic, mechanical, optical and software sub-systems to provide a fully operating system
  • Verifying that customer needs will be consistently satisfied

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.

Every placement will be challenging, exciting and inspiring.

What we are looking for

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

  • Understand the multiple phases of the engineering lifecycle
  • Excellent problem solving
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Self-motivation
  • Be able to work cooperatively as part of a larger team

Qualifications

To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree. Accepted degrees: systems engineering, computer systems engineering, electronics engineering. Other engineering or physics degree would be considered where they have studied modules in these areas or similar.

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • mathematics
  • computer sciences and IT
  • electronic and electrical engineering

Additional job details

Location
Rochester
Salary
Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 September 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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