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Careers

International History Students 

LSE Careers Programme, 2019/20

Edith

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Edith Karinthi-Durnez

Careers Consultant

LSE Careers is here to help you think about how you will make the leap into the world of work or further studies.

While it’s important to focus on your studies, we encourage you to make the most of your time here and take advantage of the services available to you.

This section highlights the careers programme tailored specifically to International History students. Beyond the sessions listed below, we’ve got a lot to offer you, including one-to-one careers discussions, careers events, opportunities to meet employers, careers information and the Volunteer Centre.

If you have any questions or want to discuss anything related to your career, please email us at e.karinthi-durnez@lse.ac.uk or book an appointment with us through CareerHub.

We look forward to meeting you!

Edith Karinthi-Durnez, Careers Consultant

Events Programme for International History Students:

Simple techniques to improve your networking skills | For UG and PG students

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 2pm to 3.30pm, 32L. B.01

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Want to make the most of the International History alumni networking evening on 28 January? Then this workshop is a key milestone to ace this networking event! 

Identifying effective networking behaviours can increase your confidence in building strong professional relationships to support our job search and future career. This seminar introduces you to situations from networking at fairs to managing social situations and developing your connections on-line.

This event will be particularly useful if you:

  • are planning to attend the International History alumni networking evening on 28 January
    have some opportunities to network coming up and want to be confident in making the most of them
  • want to build your network to support your job search and beyond.

Attending this event will enable you to:

  • network in a variety of social situations
  • have practised introducing yourself to others and have gained feedback on your networking skills
  • build your network further using some practical tools.

Options after International History - careers networking evening with alumni | For UG and PG students

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 6pm to 8pm, Garrick (lower ground floor)

Book your place (bookings open on 14 January)

The evening offers International History students the opportunity to speak informally with International History alumni hearing the personal experiences and insights of alumni who work in a variety of different sectors, functions and roles. Come along and find out about the work they are doing, how they secured their first role following their undergraduate degree or masters, and their career paths to date.

This promises to be a really useful evening and will be very helpful for anyone who's wondering how they are going to make the transition from studying International History to starting their career.

Sign-up is required for catering purposes.

Participants include:

• Alex Kottke – Senior Analyst, Aperio Intelligence
• Dr Alex Mayhew – LSE Fellow
• Arnaud Balner - Political Advisor, French Embassy to the UK
• Catherine Flood – Public Affairs Assistant at Sainsbury's
• Cécile Guerin – Policy & Research Coordinator at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue
• Dennis Mooney – Cabinet Office Complex Transactions Team
• Katharina Neureiter – Impact Executive, CDC Group
• Kieran O'Donoghue – Analyst, Bank of England
• Laurence Atchison – Policy Manager, Rail Delivery Group
• Len Brown – TV Producer/Director & Writer
• Luc-André Brunet – Lecturer, Open University
• Om Dhumatkar – Business Design Directorate, Community Banking, Lloyds Banking Group
• Peter Millwood – ‎Teaching Fellow in East Asian History, LSE
• Sebastian Shehadi –‎Global Markets Reporter, fDi Magazine Financial Times Group
• Silvia Peneva – Event Programme Manager, Mobile 360 Series, GSM Association
• Suyin Haynes – Senior Reporter, TIME Magazine
• Thomas Brown – Senior Library Clerk, House of Lords
• Usha Patel – Chief of staff at Zulu Group
• Zosia Krajewska – Business Operations Manager, McKenzie Intelligence Services

This event will be particularly useful if you:

  • are thinking about your options after your degree
  • would like to hear about the sort of work and responsibilities jobs in the different sectors can entail
  • would like to get advice for your job search.

Attending this event will enable you to:

  • describe the key functions and the day to day work of the panellists
  • state strategies to get started in similar lines of work, based on the alumni insights.

Themed lunchtime panel: Political organisations, NGOs and social justice | For UG and PG students

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 1pm to 2pm, KSW.G.01

More details coming soon

One to one appointments with LSE Careers consultant | For UG and PG students

Monday, 10 February 2020, 11.30am to 1.30pm, SAR.1.03a

More details coming soon

Be proactive in your jobsearch/How to approach speculative applications | For UG and PG students

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 2pm to 3pm, 32L. B.01 

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One to one appointments with LSE Careers | For UG and PG students

Monday, 2 March 2020, 11.30am to 1.30pm, SAR 1.03A

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Themed lunchtime panel: Heritage industry | For UG and PG students

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 1.30pm to 2.30pm, NAB 1.14

More details coming soon

Transcribing Anti-Slavery Manuscripts – one-off volunteering, introduced by Professor Imaobong Umoren | For UG and PG students

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 4pm to 5.30pm, 32L. G.20

More details coming soon

Themed lunchtime panel: Heritage industry | For UG and PG students

More details coming soon

 

Summer Term

One to one appointments with LSE Careers | For UG and PG students

Week 1 ST, 2-hour long sesson split into 10 minute slots, SAR.1.03

One to one appointments with LSE Careers | For UG and PG students

Week 7 ST, 2-hour long sesson split into 10 minute slots, SAR.1.03