IT - Summer Internship

BAE Systems
11 Oct 2018
08 Nov 2018
Start Date
An opportunity has arisen for an Industrial Placement 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... (Role Duties and Responsibilities)

As an IT Summer Intern your main responsibilities will involve:
  • Developing new and enhanced functionality for business applications and software tools.
  • Tailoring, configuring and supporting third party COTS tools.
  • Identifying the root causes of support issues and working to increase end user knowledge of existing business applications and software tools.
  • Working as part of the wider IT team to help focus improvements in customer experience.

As an IT Summer Intern your skills will ideally include:
  • Knowledge of application development in one or more languages or tools
  • Knowledge of SQL or Oracle database technologies
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and organised

Rewards and benefits

You can make a real impact during your internship. And you can expect real rewards package too over the 12 weeks, with 6.5 days' holiday a potential fast track to our graduate schemes, subject to performance and availability.
  • GBP16,800 p/a pro rata,
  • GBP1400 per month for Consulting, Engineering and Project Management roles in Cyber Security.

What you'll need

To join our Business or Engineering summer internship schemes you must be on course for at least a 2:2 Bachelor's degree in a related subject.

For finance, you must be on course for at least a 2:1 Bachelor's degree in a related subject and also have 112 UCAS points (as per the 2017 UCAS tariff) or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

For summer internship roles in Cyber Security you must be on course for at least a 2:1 Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths subject and also have 128 UCAS points (as per the 2017 UCAS tariff) or equivalent, excluding General Studies.

You will also need to be available for the full 12 weeks.

We are an inclusive employer and strive to recruit, retain and inspire the best people from the widest pool. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss any adjustments or arrangements, as required, to support your application.

As a defence contractor there are security obligations placed on the Company meaning that all our applicants must be able to successfully achieve the relevant level of security clearance to join us.

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