Position: Project Management Summer Placement 2020
Location: Stevenage
Job Code: GS271

Application Steps:

Step 1 Application: Complete all fields below in full; some of the questions require up to 200 word answers so we suggest you set aside enough time to complete them in one session. This is your application and there is no need to attach a CV.

Original Application Closing Date: 31st October 2019 all roles were closed and only re-opened where we did not receive enough initial applications.

Roles will now close once we have received enough applications - if you are interested in a role we encourage you to apply quickly.

Step 2 Online Tests: At the bottom of this page you will click submit, within 1 week of submitting the application you will receive an email inviting you to complete an Online Test.  If you usually get extra time or support for such tests you will have the opportunity to request it then; by providing the relevant documentation.

Step 3 Manager Review: If you have passed the Online Tests by exceeding the minimum mark your application will be reviewed by the department manager and they will select 8 candidates to attend an Assessment Centre.

MBDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  If you have a disability or envisage any difficulties with this process, then please contact the Resourcing team at and we will be happy to make reasonable adjustments.

If you already have an account set-up please press Back and then Click 'Returning Applicant' at the bottom of that screen.

Security Clearance Requirements

Due to the structure of the Early Careers Programme Graduates, Undergraduates and Summer Placements must be eligible to gain UK Security Clearance without restrictions.
You are therefore required to hold a UK Nationality and to have Lived in the UK for the previous 5 years.


Email Registration

Your email address will be used as your login name which allows you to return to our website, update your profile and apply to additional roles (max. 3 roles in total)

Please create your password (must be at least 6 characters)

By checking the following box, you acknowledge you have read the GDPR Candidate Privacy Notice (UK) and consent to the processing of your personal data under the terms of the Privacy Notice.

Personal Information


How did you find out about this Programme?

Nationality & Residency

Are you a UK National?

Do you hold any other Nationalities?
If No; enter NA
If Yes; enter tha Nationality

Have you remained in the UK for the last 5 years?
Please answer No if you have worked or travelled outside the UK for more than 4 weeks consecutively

If No, please enter the details of each period spent outside the UK including: Number of weeks, location and reason.

e.g. 6 weeks in Thailand for a holiday / 1 year working in Spain as part of Degree


Please indicate your most recent educational qualification level (In some cases this may be the degree you are currently studying for)

Entering the name of each model taken so far with result will give us a better understanding of the course you are taking and the knowledge you have built up so far. Please include passed all modules here:

Please enter previously attained qualifications; listing the Level & Subject
A Levels:  Maths , History , Physics


If you have any experience or knowledge of Software Packages or Programming Languages please list them below including level of experience.

C# used for a small project during 1st year of Uni - basic understanding

SAP used regularly for last year - good experience




Suitability Questions

The following questions should be completed in full as the information you provide will be used by the department managers when deciding who to invite for an Assessment Day.  There is no need to provide a CV and the managers will not read even if you attach one.

Take your tie to complete these and make full use of the word limit: up to 200 words per section. 

If you do not enter anything your application will be rejected; regardless of you taking the online tests (online test instructions will be sent to you within a week of submitting this application)

Please provide details of a university project that you feel is most relevant in demonstrating your suitability for this programme.  If you have only just started your first year of university please use a school or college piece of work.

You may enter up to 200 words; make full use of the word allowance to build your application.

All our roles will require you to work as part of a team at some point, this may be within one department or across several departments.
  Describe what is it you most enjoy about working as part of a team?

You may enter up to 200 words; make full use of the word allowance to build your application.

We are in interested in knowing more about you as an individual; this may be professional or/and personal.
You may want to tell us about your hobbies, interests, family commitments (eg being a carer), work experience, voluntary work etc. 
Please describe three things that will help us get to know you.

You may enter up to 200 words; make full use of the word allowance to build your application.

Additional Comments

Please enter any additional information you would like to provide about your application e.g. availability, best times to contact you, any special adjustments you may require etc.

Equal Opportunity Questionnaire

MBDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We would appreciate it if you could complete the information below for our monitoring statistics:

Why do we ask for this? The information you provide below is not visiable to anyone involved in the recruitment process and does not form part of our assessment of you.  We aim to attract a diverse range of candidates to our Early Careers Programmes.  This information is used to evaluate how well we do this, and what more we can do to improve"

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Please Read: Thank you for answering all our questions.  You may apply for up to 3 Graduate, Undergraduate or Summer Placements positons in total.
We will not automatically consider you for roles you have not applied to, so after clicking Submit; search our other opportunities and select 'Returning Applicant' at the bottom of the role profile (you will not need to answer all the questions again.)