Work Placement / Internship

Early Diversity Internship Programme

Duration: 5 Days

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This award winning internship is available to first-year undergraduates from diverse backgrounds. The 5-day placement in a government department gives you valuable insight and understanding of what it's like to be on the Fast Stream.

If you're interested in a career in the Civil Service, it's an ideal way to learn in a short space of time if we're right for you. It’s also a great foundation for applying to the Summer Diversity Internship Programme (SDIP).


  • You’re a first-year undergraduate.
  • You meet the diversity requirements (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), socially or economically disadvantaged or have a disability.) Click the link down below to check.
  • Right to work in the UK

The internship includes:

  • A series of stimulating corporate networking and social events.
  • An assessment survival workshop with all you need to know about applying for graduate vacancies.
  • An allocated Fast Stream buddy.
  • An opening and closing reception attended by high-profile speakers, such as Civil Service diversity champions and inspirational external figures.


How to Apply

Please note, the closing date is 12 noon on the 15th November.

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