Work experience placements at MBDA

Work experience is a great way to get a feel for the world of work and can really help you understand the business environment, choose a future career and prepare your CV.

We offer a limited number of one-week placements across our Stevenage, Bristol and Bolton sites for school students in years 9 and 10 to get hands-on engineering and business experience, benefitting from the guidance of our industry experts.



Students in year 12 can apply for a placement at MBDA via our partners, through SETPOINT, who run the for a Nuffield research placement scheme. Information can be found at:

How to apply

  • Click on the relevant link below to apply for a placement at your preferred location.
  • Complete the application form giving us as much information as possible about your interests and submit it to us.
  • The Early Careers team will review all applications and contact successful students to discuss suitable placements.
  • If we are able to offer a work experience opportunity, our team will design a suitable placement and confirm the agreed start date in writing.

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Please note:

MBDA is committed to supporting students interested in engineering environments and offering as much work experience as possible. However, due to the huge number of applications we receive, we are not always able to accommodate all applicants.