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London, England (UK)
5001 to 10000 employees
1934
Nonprofit Organization
Social Assistance
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide.

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Mission: The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to employing disabled people. The United ... Read more

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    I have been working at British Council full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in international environment. The British Council offers a unique opportunity to develop highly transferable skills in various fields including management, teaching, IT, Monitoring & evaluation, events etc...

    Cons

    The BC is currently facing financial issue due to Brexit that resulted in a total managerial restructuring.

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British Council Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at British Council in April 2013.

    Interview

    I saw the job advertised on their website and applied on-line. I was invited to interview several weeks after application. There was one interview with a panel of three senior managers, and the interview lasted approximately 1 1/2 hr. There were both behavioural questions as well as drill down questions on my experience and how it related to the post. The overall interview was difficult but in an enjoyable challenging way.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about a project you managed and your role in it.   1 Answer
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