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Early careers

Coronavirus update

Subject to the ongoing situation, it's essential that we continue recruiting safely. Therefore, interviews and communication will be virtual wherever possible and this will be communicated to you directly by the hiring manager.

Please also expect that advert closing dates and interview dates may change as required. We still continue to welcome applications for our current roles and wish you the best of luck with your application.

We would welcome applications especially for our most critical roles to ensure we're supporting our residents

Get on the ladder of opportunity with Surrey County Council - it's your future

Surrey County Council is recognised as a great place to work, and this is your chance to receive excellent training and personal development. The pages below detail our employment opportunities available for those new to the world of work or looking for a change of career.

Contact us at or phone 0208 541 9000.


Gain valuable work experience in your chosen career, helping you build a network of contacts and skills.

More about Internship


An education, training and work experience programme that unlocks your potential to become 'work ready'.

More about Traineeship

NGDP Graduate Scheme

Two-year graduate management development programme run by the Local Government Association.

More about NGDP Graduate Scheme

Work experience

Meaningful work placements to help you build upon your skills and choose the right career.

More about Work experience