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Babcock International Group |

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Babcock is an international defence company operating in focus countries of the UK, Australasia, Canada, France and South Africa.

Who we are

Given the importance and global impact of the work we do, it’s vital our people are ready to thrive in an environment that’s as demanding as it is rewarding. It’s why we ensure our graduate programmes are world-class. They play a crucial role in preparing a new generation of talent to meet the exciting challenges we face now, and those that lie ahead.

If you’ve got an interest in engineering, science, business management, or project management, we have a graduate programme for you.

Join us and you’ll have the chance to work on some truly inspiring projects. We’ll give you the training you need to make the most of the skills you already have, and to gain plenty of new ones.

We’ll support you; we’ll empower you; we’ll listen to you. Because in a company that’s defined by innovation, the next big idea could be yours.

What awaits you:

Competitive salary, starting at no less than £31,000.

Immersive experiences working on diverse projects and cutting-edge technologies.

Guidance and mentorship from industry trailblazers.

Personal development training and opportunities to help you thrive and perform at your very best on your programme and beyond.

What could you do with a Babcock graduate opportunity?

Start creating your future today. Apply now and start with Babcock Autumn 2024.

Application process

We have four stages to our recruitment process:

Step 1 Apply online
Once you click ‘Apply’, you’ll be taken to our application site. Set up a candidate profile and you can apply for roles throughout Babcock.

Step 2 Online assessments
If you’re shortlisted, you’ll be asked to complete some online assessments. These help us select candidates to invite to our assessments centres or interview.

Step 3 Interview/ assessment centre
Our assessment centres and interviews typically run from September to March around the UK and online. This is our chance to find out more about you and your chance to find out more about us

Step 4 Offer
Soon after your final assessment, we’ll let you know if you’ve secured a place.

Culture & values

Our principles put people at the core of everything we do; they guide how we all work together and create the foundation for how we behave as individuals and as a team.

They keep us on the right course for achieving our vision of a safe, strong, sustainable Babcock, unifying the way we work. So, no matter your role in the business or location around the world, from the front-line to the Board, we’re all on the same page and working together in the same way.

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A Babcock Graduate Programme doesn’t just offer excellent career prospects, you’ll also enjoy a superb package of benefits:

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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

We want to be an agile, people-centred business, where everyone is included, supported, and empowered to develop their talents to the full. We have simplified our structure so we can share capability, talent and best practice coupled with embedding diversity, collaboration, and innovation globally.

Our ambitions are bold as we drive to have a minimum 30% women in the business by 2030. To accelerate progress we have looked at our strategic approach to inclusion and diversity and are taking a number of actions including: rolling out new policies and ways of working, refreshed recruitment processes, improved leadership development, enhanced mentoring programmes and career returners schemes along with training.

Our networks

We’re a company committed to inclusion and diversity, which is why we sponsor so many valuable employee networks in our UK business.

  • Disability Network
  • Babcock for ME Network
  • Neurodiversity Network
  • Young Professionals Network
  • Gender Balance Network
  • Pride in Babcock Network
  • Health & Wellbeing Group
  • Multi Faith Network
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths)
  • Carers Network
  • Forces Community Network


Sustainability is an integral part of our corporate strategy and it underpins our corporate Purpose: to create a safe and secure world, together.

Over the last year we have progressed our corporate Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy and ensured progress towards our commitments and our top five sustainability goals.

These goals provide a framework for integrating sustainability into the business and ensure that we play our part in minimising risk, reducing our environmental footprint, contributing to our communities and transitioning to a more sustainable future for all.


The UK 300 2021/22

The UK 300 2021/22

The 300 most popular graduate employers in the UK, as voted by students

The sustainability recruitment alliance

The sustainability recruitment alliance

Committed to sustainability practices in recruitment

Winner - The best student marketing campaign award

Winner - The best student marketing campaign award

As voted for by students. Announced at the targetjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2023

Latest opportunities

Latest opportunities

  • Mechanical Engineering Graduate Programme - Bristol

  • Systems Engineering Graduate Programme - Plymouth

  • Electrical Design Engineering Graduate Programme - Plymouth