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  • considering a career with us
  • looking for work experience from school, or a placement during your second undergraduate yea
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A day in the life...

Are you a student? Thinking about applying for a job at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office? Want to know what it's like to work for the Office? If so, you may be interested in the many annual work experience placements we offer each year.

Find out how our Undergraduate placements got on last year.

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