Working for GO-Science

How to apply for jobs and internships at the Government Office for Science.

Apply for a job

All of our jobs are advertised on the Civil Service Jobs website.

Apply for an internship

We work with the Research Councils to offer 3-month internship placements for current RCUK-funded PhD students.

The placements involve carrying out research, drafting briefing and background papers, and organising workshops and meetings. They offer opportunities to work with a number of different teams and across a wide range of science and technology areas.

Join the Civil Service Fast Stream

We work with Civil Service Resourcing to administer the Science and Engineering Fast Stream, and take a small number of successful candidates.

Science and Engineering Fast Streamers take on a range of roles in different government departments. They play an essential role in ensuring the best science and engineering underpins the development and application of government policies.

We also take successful candidates from the Generalist Fast Stream programme.

Equality and diversity

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.

We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet our minimum selection criteria.