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The following is a Graduate Review for DSTL.

DSTL scores 3.2/5 based on 330 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?

Best

Get to do things which cannot be done anywhere else in the UK.

Worst

There can be large periods of downtime when there is little or no work, which I find frustrating and boring.

What is the annual salary for this role?

Starting salary: £21,000 - £23,000

Current salary: £21,000 - £23,000

What hours do you actually work, on average?

Start: 09:00

Finish: 17:00

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

Focus on your skills and projects undertaken in your application. Also look through the DSTL job website to find out about the different areas of DSTL and what skills they use then apply to specific departments.

Do you have any interview tips?

You will be asked for a 10 minute informal presentation, so pick a project that you have completed that you thoroughly understand. The interviewers are mainly looking for people who can think critically and analyse information. So it is alright to not know the answer to a question, but you should attempt an answer in which you explain your thinking that lead you to that answer.

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