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The following is a Graduate Review for DSTL.

DSTL scores 3.2/5 based on 337 reviews.

All reviews are based exclusively on results of feedback from employees from DSTL. Employees are asked to rate DSTL on a wide range of work place topics, which is broken down through star ratings on the right hand side.

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What are the Best and Worst things about your job?


A chance to do work which I enjoy and has an impact.
A friendly team who support me and are rapidly integrated me into the work they do.
Flexible work place with chances to take time of in lieu and fit work around life events.


Location is less desirable than some places.
Pay is a little lower than equivalent roles in other organisations.

What is the annual salary for this role?

Starting salary: £21,000 - £23,000

Current salary: £23,000 - £25,000

What hours do you actually work, on average?

Start: 08:30

Finish: 17:00

What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?

Practice application tests (SJT's etc)
Learn Civil Service competencies
Be honest on your application

Do you have any interview tips?

Practice your presentation thoroughly if required to do one
Be honest with your skills/weaknesses
Be enthusiastic and friendly

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