11/09/2018Department for Education Care Leaver Internship Scheme - Applications window is now live!

The scheme is available to care leavers aged 18-30 years, and provides ring-fenced opportunities, through which they can gain experience of working in central Government and build and strengthen their competences and key workplace skills.

The majority of internships will be London-based, but there are also internships available in: Aldershot, Andover, Birkenhead, Birmingham, Bristol, Buckinghamshire, Chelmsford, Coventry, Croydon, Darlington, Durham, Eastleigh, Leeds, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Nottingham, Peterborough, Reading, Sheffield, Warrington, Watford, and York. 

Salaries for EO are likely to start from £21,889; and for AO from £18,186.

Further information about the scheme can be accessed here

DfE Care Leaver Internship Programme