Join and hear from a panel of Kent alumni, all currently working in the Civil Service, who will share their experiences and advice with students looking to pursue a career within a government department or agency.
We are looking forward to welcoming back POLIR alumni for this careers talk on working in the Civil Service. They will share their experiences and advice with students looking to pursue a career within a government department or agency. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and there will be a live Q&A at the end of the session.
Wednesday 1st December 17.30 – 18.30
This event will take place on Microsoft Teams:
Our POLIR alumni joining the panel are:
Gabby Osei (POLIR alumna), Stakeholder Engagement Lead – NHS COVID-19 App, Department for Health and Social Care
Gabrielle works for the UK Health Security Agency on the government’s COVID response programme leading national and regional level stakeholder engagement for the NHS COVID-19 App. She started her career in government on the UK Civil Service Fast Stream programme, gaining experience in a variety of roles covering crisis management, international treaty coordination, policymaking, credit risk analysis and corporate management. Prior to joining the Civil Service, she worked in international project management roles for private and third sector bodies, leading on DFID and European Commission funded projects. Gabrielle holds an MSc in International Public Policy from UCL and an undergraduate degree from Kent (BA Hons) in Politics and International Relations with French (with a year abroad in Paris).
Patrick Allum (POLIR alumnus), Civil Service Fast Streamer
Patrick is currently a Product Manager on the Civil Service Fast Stream. He previously worked at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial strategy as a Portfolio Policy Adviser Providing strategic insight and delivery oversight for over 40 BEIS programmes. Prior to this he held a position at the China-Britain Business Council in Beijing. He completed his Undergraduate degree in History (2017) and then pursued an MA (double award) in International Relations (2019).
Find out more here.