Get a paid internship in the Civil Service

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...
My day at the Department for Education

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...
8 tips to help you nail an interview

8 tips to help you nail an interview

Whether it’s your first or fifteenth interview, there are some tried and tested tips that you should remember each and every time. Below are some of our favourites. 1. Be prepared Take time to research the company you are going to meet and what they do, as well as...
Getting a job whilst in foster care

Getting a job whilst in foster care

I’ve had a number of different jobs both during my time in foster care, and as a Care Leaver. I’ve been hired as everything from a production assistant at the BBC, to a real-life Lego Brick… In this video I explain how I beat the hurdles care experienced youth face...