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Fast Stream programme – final opportunity to apply up until 31 March

Apply for the award-winning Fast Stream graduate programme before the application window closes.

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Application window opens for Fast Stream 2017 in late September.

Times Award 2016
Civil Service Fast Stream – 'Graduate Employer of Choice', The Times Awards 2016

There is still an opportunity to apply for the Fast Stream graduate programme which closes on 31 March.

Award-winning graduate scheme

The Civil Service Fast Stream is widely recognised as one of the best graduate schemes in the country. The scheme was recently awarded The Times 2016 Graduate Recruitment Award for Public Sector Graduate Employer of Choice and the scheme was ranked fifth in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers, 2014 to 2015.

The Fast Stream programme offers talented and ambitious graduates an accelerated route to leadership within the Civil Service. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to take on some of the biggest social, economic, political and security challenges facing the UK today and the chance to make a real difference in people’s lives.

The Fast Stream aims to have the UK’s best and brightest graduates in Civil Service leadership roles within 3 to 5 years and offers a wide range of supported learning and development, professional qualifications, formal training courses, mentoring and job-shadowing.

You can visit the Fast Stream pages on GOV.UK for more information on the different schemes, on how to apply and on who can apply.

Please note that if you applied for any of the Fast Stream schemes between September and November 2015 then you won’t be eligible to apply again until late 2016.

Published 29 March 2016