National Graduate Development Programme

Local councils are looking for the next generation of managers to lead critical projects and services that have tangible, everyday outcomes for people's lives. The NGDP seeks to match bright, passionate graduates with councils where they can deliver key projects and amazing value for money.


Applications for Cohort 25 of the NGDP have now closed. Applications will re-open in Autumn 2023. 

If you would like to receive updates and information about the NGDP, please complete our expression of interest form.

Councils have until 31 March 2023 to sign up to take part. Visit our council pages to find out more. 

Sign up form

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If you’re a student or graduate interested in NGDP, visit our candidate pages to find out more. Councils can learn more about the benefits of taking part and register their interest by visiting our NGDP council pages.