Position: Human Factors 10 month Placement 2021
Location: Bristol
Job Code: GU408


Before you get started with our application form, just a few reminders for you:

  • We've got lots of information on our recruitment process and helpful hints and tips on our website - make sure you've reviewed all the information before making your application.
  • We don't require a CV for our Graduate, Summer placement and 10 month placement roles. The recruitment team and hiring managers will use the information provided in this application only.
  • Roles will close once we have received enough applications - this could be as early as end of October - so make sure you apply as soon as you are able to.
  • You may apply for up to 3 Graduate, Undergraduate or Summer Placements positions 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.)
  • MBDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  If you envisage any difficulties with our recruitment process then please contact the Resourcing team at and we will make any reasonable adjustments.
  • All graduates, undergraduates, summer placements and apprentices at MBDA are required to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to their respective roles. Some roles may be reserved for UK nationals and certain categories of information may be restricted to UK nationals also. To gain suitable clearance individuals will need to have lived in the UK for up to 5 years, dependent on the level of clearance required.

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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

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

Do you currently hold any level of Security clearance?

Personal Information



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

To help us understand in more detail the course you are studying/have studied, please share with us the names of the modules you have taken to date (including whether you have passed, failed or are yet to complete that module) *Please DO NOT include percentage marks*

Please enter details of any other qualifications or degrees you may have, up to and including your A-level (or equivalent) qualifications. Please also include grades achieved for each.


How did you find out about this Programme?


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.

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You may enter up to 200 words; make full use of the word allowance to enhance 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 reasonable adjustments you may require etc.


Equal Opportunities

MBDA is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

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