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Sustainability Intern

York, PA

How does it feel to work on a team driven to make a big impact? Empowering. We believe your career should always be growing. And that’s exactly what it will do at BAE Systems. You'll hit the ground running with a company truly committed to your growth as you enjoy a special camaraderie on a team dedicated to protecting what really matters. Build your future at BAE Systems.


As an intern you will participate in our nationwide Internship & Co-Op Program, LEAP, where you will have the opportunity to Learn, Engage, Apply, and Progress within the company. You will also have access to additional benefits such as, networking with BAE Systems employees and other students, participating in exciting real-world projects, joining exclusive informational sessions with senior leaders, and expanding mentorship opportunities and career development.


BAE Systems Platforms and Services (P&S) is a leading provider and systems integrator of tracked and wheeled armored combat vehicles, naval guns, naval ship repair and modernization, artillery and missile launching systems, advanced precision strike munitions and ordnance, and other technologies for U.S. and international customers.


We employ advanced manufacturing technologies, a highly skilled workforce and robust supplier base to deliver affordable and technologically superior solutions.


As a Sustainability Intern you will participate in our nationwide Internship & Co-Op Program, LEAP, where you will have the opportunity to Learn, Engage, Apply, and Progress within the company. You will also have access to additional benefits such as, networking with BAE Systems employees and other students, participating in exciting real world projects, joining exclusive informational sessions with senior leaders, and expanding mentorship opportunities and career development.


The Facilities team is seeking a Sustainability Intern with an Engineering or Sustainability background, who will be supporting the Platforms & Services Net Zero Program. This position is fully remote, though a site visit may be arranged for additional educational opportunity. Relocation will not be offered, and housing is not provided.


As a Sustainability Intern, you will: 

  • Collect and analyze information such as energy/emissions data, project data, financial data, and life cycle costing
  • Support various facility teams by completing project energy analysis, assisting in evaluating utility tariffs, and assisting with standards interpretation
  • Work within and across teams to accomplish goals
  • Lead and/or support special projects
  • Work virtually within the Facilities function to improve data management
  • Work across the business to collect information and data, and support a sustainability forecast model
  • Help drive the business toward its goal of becoming Net Zero by 2030


Required Education, Experience, & Skills 

  • Currently enrolled Bachelor’s Degree program pursuing a degree in Engineering, Sustainability, or related fields at an accredited university
  • Ability to work 30-40 hours per week when out of school; 20 hours/week when school is active
  • Self-starter that can interpret and take action on broad concepts and project goals
  • Continuous improvement mentality
  • Strong work ethic and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially in PowerPoint and Excel


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills 

  • Experience or demonstrated interest in developing forecast models
  • Desire to work in the sustainability or energy management industry
  • Experience with PowerBI
  • Preferred Junior or Senior standing


Pay Information

Full-Time Salary Range: $44200 - $59700


Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.


Temporary employees generally are not eligible for BAE Systems benefits, but can elect to participate in the 401(k) savings plan. Temporary employees working 20+ hours per week are eligible for medical benefits, the employee assistance program, and business travel accident insurance.


About BAE Systems Platforms & Services 

BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions.


As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.


The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive.


We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

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