Recent graduate working in the Civil Service.

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Michael D.
United Kingdom

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Policy Lead
Department for Exiting the European Union
United Kingdom
Government and civil service / Politics and public affairs
Large business (250+ employees)

About the job

What I do

I am a Policy Lead in the Department for Exiting the European Union. I work on policy related to the Devolved Administrations.

Finding and applying for the job

How I looked for work

I signed up for alerts on the Civil Service Jobs website and applied when the job was advertised in November 2016.

How I found out about the job

The recruitment process

After completing the application form, I attended an interview at the Department. A couple of weeks later, I received an email offering me the job. Having received further information about my specific responsibilities and undergone security checks, I accepted the role and started in April 2017.

My career

My career history

Before my current role, I worked for a senior Cabinet Minister as a Parliamentary Researcher for eighteen months.

My advice to students

Contacting me

Please feel free to contact me for advice on career opportunities in Government or politics.

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