Gradcracker Insights

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Our Insight

When we spoke to the Royal Navy, what stood out to us was that the Royal Navy is a lot more than a fighting force. They engage in counter-piracy, protect UK trade routes and provide humanitarian assistance around the world.

The wide range of work the Royal Navy does creates endless opportunities for its employees. And these aren’t all work-related. From having access to state-of-the-art sports facilities, to travelling the world, the Royal Navy offers a lifestyle which just simply can’t be found anywhere else. Their 18-month placements mean that, no matter how long you’ve been in the forces, you’re always trying something new.

To find out more about what a career with the Royal Navy could offer you, watch/listen to the podcasts below.

The Royal Navy: more than a fighting force.

Find out who the Royal Navy are and what they do – from counter-piracy and protecting UK trade routes, to providing humanitarian assistance around the world.

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Meet the Officers!

Carla and Jess are introduced to Ben, Weapons Engineer Officer, and Dan, Marine Engineer Officer. Their highlights so far – such as climbing in Kenya and playing football in Egypt – show that the Royal Navy play as hard as they work.

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“Experience and exposure”

Ben and Dan speak to Carla about the importance of work experience and explain why you should consider doing an internship with the Royal Navy.

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Life as a Royal Navy intern

Carla and Jess from Gradcracker speak to summer interns Eric, Anna and Kirill about working in the armed forces and the experiences they've had along the way.

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See the interns in action...

“Where your journey begins”

Ben and Dan talk Carla and Jess through the application process. They describe the all-important Admiralty Interview Board in detail and provide some useful hints and tips on how to succeed.

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Under the sea

Find out what life on a Royal Navy submarine is actually like – it might not be what you’d expect!

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What’s on offer?

Discover the range of professional and personal benefits which the Royal Navy offers its graduates, such as: streamlined progression towards Chartership, state-of-the-art sports facilities and the chance to travel the world.

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