Apply: MBDA UK Limited
YOU can make a difference, make history and make the future.
Applications are open!
All our applications are now open for our September 2022 programme -
check out our 'Search' section in the main menu to view all the roles.
We offer two-year graduate schemes in a wide range of Business and
Engineering areas. Our structured programmes allow you to progress your
career by challenging yourself professionally and personally, all whilst
playing a role in protecting national security.
During the scheme, you will complete four six-month placements around
the business. Three of these will be within your specialist area and one
can be external within the business or on secondment at another company.
Rotational placements enable you to grow and develop by gaining valuable
experience, learning from the best minds in the industry and creating a
We are committed to providing our graduates with everything they need to
reach their full potential. This includes bespoke accredited training to
support you in achieving a professional qualification. You will also
benefit from the support of a 'Buddy' prior to starting and a Mentor to
offer career advice.
You can grow with MBDA. All graduates receive training to set the
foundations of your career.
Early Careers Members from all MBDA sites meet together for a three-day
interaction event in the first week. You can network with your new
colleagues whilst learning more about MBDA. There will be a range of
activities which will help you to build the core skills required to
excel within your scheme.
Technical Foundation Course
This course introduces employees to the processes and technology used at
MBDA to design, develop and manufacture missile systems. This is a
technical based course but is open to all graduates to enhance their
knowledge. This is a great insight for those on non-technical schemes to
understand what other functions do.
Graduates take part in a five-day residential programme in the first
year of the scheme. This is designed to develop your awareness and build
your skills including influencing, communication, project management and
presenting. There is also exciting outdoor activities and social
evenings with your colleagues.
Foundation in Project Management
MBDA has a strong project management culture so it is important
graduates understand the key principles and skills when working in
project orientated teams. This course aims to develop competencies in
project management applicable to most areas of the business.
STEM & Outreach
There is plenty of activities graduates can get involved in, such as
events like Robot Rumble, careers fairs and school/university talks.
These will aid your personal development, such as communication,
mentoring and presentation skills.
Career Development Workshop
A workshop designed to help graduates take ownership of their career and
design a path suited to them. This will take place at the end of the
scheme to help in deciding a future role.