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Reference: 72548

Date Added: 2 September 2019
Closing Date: 30 September 2019

Job Title: Technical Internship

Working For: MI5

Location: London

Salary: £25,792 per annum (pro-rated over 11-week programme £5,157.60)

Job Details

An internship at MI5 means a summer of discovery, responsibility and insight. Over 11 weeks, you’ll grow your skills, meet top tech minds and work on projects you won’t find anywhere else. It’s work with real purpose that keeps the country safe.

Throughout the internship you’ll be supported by pioneering technical teams on live projects. By the end, your technical and analytical skills will have reached a whole new level. And, you’ll have contributed to the tech that protects the UK. It’s 11 weeks of making a difference.

So, in your second to last year of study? Expecting at least a 2:2 degree (or equivalent) in a STEM-related subject by summer 2021? Keen to learn? There’s a unique experience waiting at MI5 - and perhaps a full-time role once your studies have finished.

The internship will run from late June 2020 for 11 weeks.

To take the first step to an unforgettable summer, please apply via the link provided.

MI5 are Equal Opportunities employers, committed to reflecting the society we protect. Our recruitment process is fair, transparent and based on merit. We particularly welcome applications from diverse and under-represented groups.

Closing Date: 30 September 2019

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Application Details


To be eligible to apply, you must meet our residency criteria. You must be a born or naturalised British citizen and one of your parents must be a British citizen or have substantial ties to the UK. Candidates must normally have been a resident in the UK for 9 out of the last 10 years. This is particularly important if you were born outside the UK. You will nonetheless be considered if you have, for example, served overseas with HM Forces or in some other official capacity as a representative of Her Majesty’s Government, studied abroad, or lived overseas with your parents. You can apply at the age of 17 years and 6 months, if successful you will not be offered a start date prior to your 18th birthday. Discretion is vital. You should not discuss your application, other than with your partner or a close family member. Please note, you should only launch your application from within the UK. If you are based overseas, you should wait until you visit the UK to launch an application. Applying from outside the UK will impact on our ability to progress your application. Further information on our eligibility criteria can be found on the How to Apply section.

Website: https://www.mi5.gov.uk/

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