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Inclusivity in the Civil Service Fast Stream

The Civil Service Fast Stream’s latest diversity brochure features three Rare candidates. The candidates, current and former, talk about their experience of the Fast Stream and its related internships.

“I enjoyed my time shadowing a Fast Streamer in the Communications Stream at the Ministry of Defence, and it was rewarding to see that my opinions and contributions during this internship were valued... read more


The opportunity to gain a unique insight into the Civil Service

On 20th October, Rare will be hosting its annual Civil Service insight event. It’s a brilliant opportunity to find out more about the Early Diversity Internship Programme, Summer Diversity Internship Programme and the Fast Stream.

Having just been awarded The Times 2016 Graduate Recruitment Award for Public Sector Graduate Employer of Choice, the scheme is more popular than ever... read more


Rare candidates and clients work to build a better society

“Working in the public sector is an opportunity to influence change in society, and this insight day really helped candidates to experience that.” said Rachael Gourley, an Executive at Rare who works with our public sector clients.

On Friday 24th June, seventy Rare candidates met with GCHQ, Police Now, Teach First and the Civil Service Fast Stream to gain an insight into graduate opportunities in the public sector... read more


Shape government policy. Apply to the Civil Service Fast Stream.

“It’s a great first job after graduation. You get real responsibility from the off, and you receive significant professional development from training courses and colleagues”, said Rare Alumnus Richard McMeekin, who gained a placed on the Government Economic Service (GES) with Rare’s support... read more


Apply to the Civil Service Fast Stream before 31st March

On 31st March, the second application window for the Civil Service Fast Stream analytical streams closes.

As the deadline approaches, we got in touch with a Rare alumnus to find out why she applied to the Government Economic Service, and how Rare helped her... read more


The Civil Service Fast Stream to focus on potential

 “I am not prepared to accept unequal access and unequal progress in Britain’s top institutions. We will tear down these barriers to fairness for all.” said Matt Hancock, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General, earlier this month... read more


The Civil Service Fast Stream opens its second application window

If you want to join one of the best graduate schemes in the UK, then it’s not too late. The second application window for the Civil Service Fast Stream has now opened.

The Government Economics Service, Government Operational Research Service and the Government Statistical Service Fast Stream schemes are now open for applications... read more


A chance to join the Civil Service

Though the EDIP, SDIP and Fast Stream applications have now closed, the New Year brings new opportunities for working in the Civil Service.

The next round of Fast Stream recruitment opens on 1st February for three of the Analytical Schemes... read more


The deadline for applying to the Early Diversity Internship Programme has been extended

The Early Diversity Internship Programme (EDIP) is a one-week spring placement which gives first-year undergraduates from diverse backgrounds a sense of what it’s like to be Civil Service fast streamer. Successful applicants also have the chance to attend network sessions and skills workshops... read more


You now have longer to apply to the Civil Service Fast Stream

Are you interested in the Corporate Fast Stream scheme options the Civil Service has available? You now have until the 30th of November to apply. 

In talking about the scheme, Gillian Smith, Head of the Civil Service Fast Stream, said:

"This is the first year we’ve given candidates the opportunity to apply for so many Fast Stream schemes... read more