Digital Industrial Placements

DWP Digital Industrial Placements 2020

If you're currently studying towards an IT or computer science degree have you considered doing an Industrial Placement with DWP Digital? It’s a great chance to learn on the job skills, work on real projects that could affect the lives of millions and be part of a brilliant team - all whilst earning a salary.

Our 2020 Industrial Placement Scheme is now open for placements starting in September 2020.

This year we have:

  • 5 Placements on offer

  • In 2 locations

  • 3 different roles

Each industrial placement will be employed for 52 weeks and earn a salary of £26,892 pro rata.

The placements we have on offer are:

QA Tester- Manchester and Newcastle

Data Engineer- Newcastle

Service Manager- Manchester

Read more about our vacancies and what we can offer you on our blog post on

Note- to be eligible, you must:

  • Be studying towards a relevant IT/computing science degree

  • Be fluent in English

  • Be eligible to apply to the UK Civil Service. In summary, only nationals from the following countries (or associations of countries) are generally eligible for employment in the Civil Service: the United Kingdom (and British protected persons), the Republic of Ireland, the Commonwealth, the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland and Turkey. Certain family members of EEA, Swiss and Turkish nationals are also eligible regardless of their nationality. Detailed guidance available here:

  • Be available for an assessment centre taking place in Manchester on 4th May


Role posted - 2020-02-21T12:58:22Z 12:58pm, 21st Feb 2020 GMT