*The campaign for internships is now closed for 2017*
Are you looking for a unique internship that will develop your capabilities and prepare you for a career in the communications profession?
The Government Communications Service Diversity Internship Programme gives you an indication of what the Government Communications Service (GCS) is really like. You will have the opportunity to work in a wide range of communications disciplines. You could find yourself developing and delivering national media campaigns, working on awareness and engagement with some of the most important issues and policies in our society or gathering audience insight for Ministerial offices.
What to expect
We will offer you a 6 – 9 week paid (£350/per week – London based) internship within either a government department or public body. There are limited opportunities for regional internship postings. You will undergo an intensive programme of communications profession activities, including an induction into the GCS, communications training sessions a careers fair and a closing ceremony.
On the internship you will be doing challenging work. You could be:
You will need to:
AND Candidates must also be from one or more of the following backgrounds:
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria. If you are successful, please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments.
* Based on a composite measure of education, free school meal eligibility, parental education and employment
Successful candidates will demonstrate: