Get a paid internship in the Civil Service

Do you want to work and gain experience supporting a government department near to where you live? The 2019 Civil Service Care Leaver Internship scheme is now accepting applications, and provide paid internships at two levels; Administrative Officer (typical salary £17,400 per annum); you will be working in a supporting administrative role with no line […]

Conversations with care leavers: staying in touch with family

Fostering ambassador and reality TV star Lydia Bright chats with her former foster brother Scott about going through the adoption process and staying in touch with family members. Scott came to live with Lydia and her family when he was five years old. He was adopted by another family shortly after his sixth birthday. After […]

My day at the Department for Education

The Takeover Challenge puts children and young people into real-life decision-making positions in organisations. Children gain a valuable insight and gain experience of a workplace, while organisations benefit from a fresh perspective on their work. I recently got the opportunity to visit the Department for Education and take over the role of Emran Mian, the […]

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