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Nov 29
09:00 - 17:00
Civil Service Whitehall Trip: The day in the life of a Civil Servant

The Civil Service are offering a fantastic opportunity for 6  stage 1 and 2 Economics students only to experience the day in the life of a Civil Servant. This will be a trip up to Whitehall including an opportunity to watch a debate or working group in parliament, meet a senior civil servant and a tour of 2 to 3 different Whitehall Departments. Your train travel will be paid for.This is the second time we are offering this opportunity, you can read a blog written by one of last year's successful applicants about the day here.In order to be considered for this brilliant day you need to submit a CV and write 300 words on how you meet three of the Civil Service Competencies, giving examples (approx. 100 words per competency). 

The key competencies sets out how the Civil Service would like their Civil Servants to work. It puts the Civil Service values of honesty, integrity, impartiality and objectivity at the heart of everything they do.There are 10 competencies which are set out in more detail in the attached document so please do read it through. 

But briefly these 10 competencies are: Seeing the Big Picture, Changing and Improving, Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communication, Collaborating and Partnering, Building Capability for All, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at a Pace.

The insight day will take place on Thursday 29th November.

Send your CV and 300 words to 

The closing date will be Thursday 1st November 2018.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact


United Kingdom


Open to Economics students stages 1 and 2 only,

Contact: Katie Marshall
School of Economics


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