Business Placements

Join British Airways on an Undergraduate Business Placement, and you’ll get to work on real projects that will have a genuine impact on one of the world’s largest and best-known airlines.

Over the course of 11 months, you’ll have the opportunity to test your innovative thinking and problem-solving skills. Our placements are ideal If you’re ready to work at pace and put your business acumen into practice, before returning to university to finish your degree.

As our placements are aligned with our Graduate Programmes, you could even be taking an important step towards pursuing a career with us once your studies are completed.

Your part in our future

The airline business is incredibly complex, and its future is far from easy to predict. That’s why we’re keen to identify talented undergraduates with the ability and adaptability to thrive in the British Airways of tomorrow.

Overcoming these challenges will take an agile-minded, forward-thinking workforce that can act fast, think smart, make us lean and reap the rewards of teamwork.

That’s why we’re looking for individuals like you. Dynamic high-performers who are ready to work together in a faster, smarter, leaner way. People who will stand up to whatever’s thrown at them. And then do what it takes to guarantee success for the business, our customers and each other.

Here’s what’s in it for you

The work on your placement will be stretching, but if you are curious, resilient and able to adapt yourself, you'll be rewarded with a tremendous sense of belonging and accomplishment – plus some rather attractive benefits.

There are also lots of ways to get involved in the wider British Airways family. You can also get involved with our Community Investment programmes, including Flying Start, our charity partnership with Comic Relief.

Rewards & Benefits

A competitive salary

Flexible working arrangements

A range of other benefits giving you access to discounts with thousands of retailers, savings on childcare, and gyms

If you’re based at Waterside, you’ll have access to amenities including an onsite gym and hairdressers – and there’s parkland all around to enjoy in your lunch break.


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