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Politics Work Experience

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Job sector

Government & Politics
This programme is open to anyone aged 13+
Certificate of completion
Over 5 hours worth of content

Interested in a career in politics but not sure where to start? This programme will help you experience different areas in politics, explore the careers available and learn more about working in each area through a series of workplace projects.

What's included
In this virtual work experience programme you’ll explore the exciting world of politics - from the role of an MP to the civil service to political journalism, plus the various ways to enter each role. You’ll complete a series of fun activities to help build your understanding working in politics, finishing the programme with a downloadable portfolio of your work.

Members of Parliament, Members of European Parliament and Political Assistants

What do MPs do? What is a political assistant? How do you embark on a career in this area? You’ll explore the answers to all of these questions and more in this module.

The Civil Service
Political Journalism
Charities, Human Rights, Law and More

Available dates

On demand

Hear from our student community

Aqsa Saleemi, Year 12 Student

Thank you for all your time and effort. The program was by far the best experience I’ve had virtually compared to other virtual experiences I’ve done. I liked the layout and the interactive activities, and I learnt a lot I didn’t know. I would definitely recommend this program to others; it was a great experience I would love to do it all again.

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