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The following is a Graduate Review for DSTL.

DSTL scores 3.2/5 based on 338 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?


Interesting work you feel proud to be a part of, knowing it could make a difference to the lives of service personnel. Flexi-time allows for a very relaxed work environment and excellent work-life balance. The training and military awareness opportunities for graduates cannot be overstated.


Pay is lower than the industry - but I'd rather work for less and love my job than the other way around.

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: 07:30

Finish: 15:30

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

Demonstrate an enthusiasm for the defence industry and what additional skills you have gained from university.

Do you have any interview tips?

Be prepared to demonstrate some knowledge of the military and its equipment. Show you are a team player in group tasks and prepare answers for competency based questions.

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