GUEST BLOG: Assessment centre? No need to shudder!


 Guest blog written by Serife Gunal, Careers Student Brand Ambassador There’s something about the words ‘assessment centre’ that makes me want to shudder, in fact, there’s been times where hearing ‘grad job’ or ‘internship’ has made me feel queasy! I realise now that those fears were somewhat misguided and that applying for grad jobs and … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Assessment centre? No need to shudder!

Grad schemes: are they for you?


Thanks to Jacob Turner, Careers Information Desk Intern, who made some great notes for us at our recent panel event: Are grad schemes for you?   Employer panel: Mark Page- TJX Europe (TK Maxx), Senior Talent Acquisition Elin Williams- Civil Service Fast Stream, Senior Cohort Leader Hannah Dillon- L'Oreal, Campus Ambassador Pash Selopal- Frontline, Recruitment … Continue reading Grad schemes: are they for you?

Civil Service Fast Stream: An Amazing Diversity of Internships & Careers


Civil Service have designed two internships to give ethnic minority students, and those from under-represented socio-economic and disability groups, a taste of life in the Fast Stream: First year Undergraduates The Early Diversity Internship Programme (EDIP) is a one-week Spring expenses-paid placement for first year undergraduates. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to attend network … Continue reading Civil Service Fast Stream: An Amazing Diversity of Internships & Careers

Fast Stream’s Summer Diversity Internship Programme


The programme is aimed at BME students and those from lower socio-economic groups, and is the only centrally coordinated opportunity of its kind in the Civil Service.  Applicants should  be in their penultimate or final year of university. (This can include postgraduate studies immediately following first degree.) Participants spend about two months in one of the … Continue reading Fast Stream’s Summer Diversity Internship Programme