GCS Internship 2021: Application deadline 8th March

Applications for this year’s round of the award-winning GCS Diversity and Inclusion scheme are now open.
26 February 2021

Eligible applicants can apply via the GCS website. The deadline is 11:55pm on Monday 8 March.

Are you considering a career in public service communications? Do you want to work in the heart of government on high-profile campaigns?

The Government Communication Service (GCS) internship offers a unique opportunity to develop your communication skills, with the chance to work across a wide range of communications disciplines, delivering cutting edge work for the UK government. 

Interns are placed within a government department, ALB or agency and will have the opportunity to work on some of the biggest public service communications currently being delivered. The internship is paid and lasts between 6 and 12 weeks.


The scheme is open to university students in their final or penultimate year of university, or those studying for a degree-equivalent qualification. As this is a D&I scheme, there are certain requirements you must meet to be eligible for the GCS internship.

You can apply if you:

Consider yourself to have a disability

Are from a care leaver background

Are from an ethnic minority background

Are from a lower socioeconomic background

The deadline to apply for the GCS internship is 11:55pm on Monday 8 March, so apply now! If you have any further questions, please email gcs-internship@cabinetoffice.gov.uk.

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