This year I have been taking part in the leadership programme ParliaMentors, which is part of the Faith & Belief Forum (applications open now – but hurry, they close on Monday 1st April). The purpose of the scheme is to bring university students from a range of different faith and cultural backgrounds together to create … More Student Story: Being a ParliaMentor
Back in 2017 we caught up with law graduate Niva about her role in the Civil Service. Now, a few years on, we find out more about what she is up to and her experience of diversity in the Civil Service … What are you currently working on? I’m currently working on a review of … More Alumni Q&A: Niva
Kasim, 2nd year Geography with Business Management student I took part in the QInsight: Civil Service Fast Stream scheme last autumn and it has definitely been the best opportunity I have had to enhance my employability. The scheme is held during university hours and is run by the Fast Stream. Sessions were also led by … More Student Story: Kasim’s QInsight Journey
Dan Fadoju, Geography graduate 2018 I took part in the QInsight: Civil Service Fast Stream pilot scheme last autumn and it was certainly one of the best opportunities I had whilst studying at QMUL. The scheme involved three sessions run at the university by the Civil Service Fast Stream during university hours. These were led … More Student story: Dan’s QInsight experience
Are you interested in a career with the Civil Service, but daunted by the application process? Or perhaps you’ve thought about a Civil Service career but just aren’t sure if it’s the right path for you? Or maybe you are interested in lots of big graduate schemes but are confused about how to approach their recruitment process? … More QInsight: Have you considered a career in the Civil Service?
You have to admit that it’s nicely vague. So what exactly does it involve? If one had to define “working in policy”, it would be as a fusion of research, consulting and advice, often morphing into something dangerously adjacent to PR. Policy advisers provide the foundations and structure for decisions that are high- level and … More Working in Policy
Kate Reynolds, 3rd Year History student This year I am taking part in the Three Faiths Forum’s Parliamentors scheme, which is a UN award-winning leadership programme. As a Parliamentor I work with a team of 5 students from Queen Mary who all have different faith and cultural backgrounds. We are working on a social action … More Student story: My experience as a Parliamentor