The Civil Service Fast Stream graduate scheme is the Government's flagship graduate programme. With projects ranging from project management of HS2 in the Department for Transport or enacting wide reaching Civil Service reforms in the Cabinet Office, this blog will showcase the breadth of high profile and meaningful projects Fast Streamers are currently working on.
The Civil Service
The Civil Service is a modern and diverse workplace, which is truly reflective of this country. Graduates on the Fast Stream will be part of a workforce of over 420000 whose aim it is to make this country run as efficiently as possible. Our core values are something that set us apart from other employers; we are accountable to the tax paying public and to the Government of the day, and our values underpin everything we do to fulfil that responsibility.
Where could you lead?
Education, national security, national health and transport are just some of the essential services that this country relies upon. Within four to five years, the Fast Stream will place graduates in leadership roles at the very centre of this. They will be provided with all the necessary resources to get there, and will follow a tailored learning and development pathway, which will include professional qualifications, formal training courses, mentoring and job-shadowing.
We have a role to suit most talents with our extensive collection of opportunities and career paths that cover a wide range of professions and affect all areas of government. We aim to give graduates invaluable experiences and the opportunity to observe and influence how government is run within a range of government departments.
You could join us
What we value the most is the drive to achieve, which we have the expertise to develop and nurture. The Civil Service is dependent on forward thinkers, mould changers, natural leaders and decision makers, regardless of when you graduated, your gender, ethnic background, socio-economic status or sexual orientation. If you’re already a civil servant in a central department, with or without a degree, you can also apply for the Fast Stream. We are looking for the very best who want to be a part of something bigger; who want to make a difference in the world. We want a Civil Service that reflects the society we serve.