Department for Work and Pensions internship deadline

Deadline: Monday 28 May 2018

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy.  The DWP is offering 3-month secondment opportunities for doctoral students to work on 3 high-priority social policy analysis projects:

These secondments will also offer the opportunity for a student to gain direct experience of working at the policy-evidence interface, in the heart of a high-profile analysis team. Secondees will benefit from a programme of shadowing, mentoring and professional development; gaining an insight into the civil service and government analytical professions.

Applicants should submit a CV, application form and funding permissions form by midday on the day of the deadline to This is also the address to which enquiries should be directed.

An internship must start at least 3 months prior to the funding end date of your PhD, and cannot start in the first 3 months of your PhD. Your application must have the support of your primary supervisor, and you will need us to confirm DTP provision of a 3 month funded extension, so please email your completed application to us at no later than 23 May 2018.