Care Leaver Internship Scheme Opens - Apply Now

Published: 15 September 2020

Applications are now open for this year's Care Leavers Internship Scheme.

Care Leavers Internship Scheme is an opportunity for those leaving care to work at central government departments including at the Department for Education, Department for Work and Pensions, and other departments and agencies.

More than 500 internship opportunities are available which are 12-month long and paid.

The aim is helping care leavers to develop skills and competencies that support them into long-term jobs. Statistics show that care leavers are more than three times more likely than their peers not to be in education, employment or training (NEET).

Applications close on Monday 5 October 2020.

Find out more and apply for the Care Leaver Internship Scheme