26-30 October 2020
Interested in a career that makes a difference? Government & Policy week is your chance to hear from those working at the heart of government; people who influence policy; and leaders in the public sector.
If you haven't attended events organised by UCL Careers before, we strongly recommend you read through our Themed Weeks page for information on what to expect, how to prepare and how to book.
Events can be extremely popular, so book early to avoid disappointment!
Watch event recordings on our Themed Week archive. These include complete panel discussions and in-depth interviews with experts.
Introduction to Government & Policy Careers
Monday 26 October, 1-2pm
Join representatives from the Civil Service in a talk introducing careers in this exciting sector.
Careers in the Heart of Government
Tuesday 27 October, 6-7.30pm
Hear from speakers working across the UK Civil Service. Guests from the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA), Cabinet Office, and the UK Civil Service will talk about their careers to date. This event will include Q&A and a networking opportunity.
Wednesday 28 October, 6-7.30pm
Implementing Policy Workshop
Thursday 29 October, 12-2pm
Guests from the Civil Service will guide you through the policy making process. You will work through a group exercise; designing and evaluating policy options to recommend for implementation. You will receive feedback throughout this process and guidance on how to approach policy recommendations.
Exploring International Careers in Government & Policy
Gain some valuable insights from UCL Alumni now working in this sector across the world in a wide range of roles. Watch the interviews on this page on Friday 30 October.
Aron Kerpel-Fronius - Policy Officer at the European Commission
Joonsoo Yi - Field Representative, US House of Representatives
Working in Non-Political Think Tanks (Blog post)