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7.2 / 10

(based on 125 ratings in 2015)

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2015

"My role is largely planning related. I'm working on issues with derelict sites as well as examining the derelict sites process. Other projects include organising a seminar for an urban regeneration initiative, looking at urban design strategy for a city centre block, examining aspects of flood defence proposals and looking at residents' parking issues."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"I am employed in a communications and marketing role within a local authority. I am based in the tourism office, where I manage several social media accounts across different platforms, liaise with media to publicise the council's work, and strategically plan the county's tourism development. I also do some communications work for the Arts Office and am involved in social inclusion work."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"I work mainly on the purchasing of social housing units, including liaising with solicitors, engineers, technicians and government agencies."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"My daily workload varies, and priorities vary a lot from meeting with clients and providing supports and assistance, to working on the development of action plans or re-drafting proposals and applications."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"At work I am conducting economic research and engaging with other staff."
IGEES, Graduate Economist Development Programme,
"I help to coordinate the Public Participation Network and coordinate implementation of age friendly strategies. I also liaise with the EU unit in applications for EU project funding."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"I am developing a web strategy and a social media policy for my employer. I deal with the press, write for media, write content for our website and manage our social media. I also deal with Freedom of Information and Data Protection requests. I am working on communications and branding."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"My role is expenditure policy evaluation and management: this involves reviewing proposals and practices of other specific departments and seeing whether they are meeting value-for-money and quality expectations."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
"I have sole responsibility for a large project within the organisation, which involves managing a team of clerical officers and engaging with outside stakeholders. I also do policy work and am involved with a variety of other areas and projects."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
"I do research and communicate with colleagues, often working with short time-frames, in response to queries or issues arising. I also have longer term work developing policies and responding to policy ideas."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
"I work in a statistical area analysing data/trends, preparing forecasts, providing latest statistical information on a regular basis and help to guide policy making via my work."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
"In my current role, my main responsibilities include: providing support with compliance to the Public Spending Code including on-site and off-site training, producing evaluation guidance manuals, reviewing business cases and ad hoc policy work."
IGEES, Graduate Economist Development Programme,
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