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Join LSE IDEAS

Jobs, Fellowships, and other opportunities

The IDEAS team help deliver our interdisciplinary research projects, events with impact, and innovative executive training programmes. Could you be one of them?

LSE IDEAS boasts a world leading multidisciplinary and strategic approach to policy design and implementation.

Ana Linda Solano, Advisor to the Prosecutor General, Colombia

Please note that speculative job, internship, or volunteer applications cannot be accepted in any circumstances. LSE IDEAS does not have a summer internship programme. 

Job vacancies

There are currently no vacancies.

Speculative job, internship, or volunteer applications cannot be accepted.

Internships 

LSE IDEAS does not have a summer internship programme.

LSE IDEAS does not regularly hire interns, but paid internships in administrative roles are sometimes available.

Internships in research roles are not available, but research students can apply to join IDEAS as a visiting research student - see 'Research students' below. 

Speculative job, internship, or volunteer applications cannot be accepted in any circumstances.

Undergraduate students

For undergraduates from any university who want to connect with IDEAS, we strongly encourage you to take part in our events programme.

Some of our adminstrative roles are advertised to LSE students only, keep an eye on this page and IDEAS social media channels. 

Speculative job, internship, or volunteer applications cannot be accepted in any circumstances.

Research students

Visiting Research Students undertake their research at IDEAS, benefiting from our facilities and community.

Benefits

LSE IDEAS is housed in Tower 1 at the heart of the LSE campus. Its offices are equipped with telephones, computers, printers, photocopier and a fax machine.

Visiting students have reading and borrowing rights in the British Library of Political and Economic Science and membership of the Senior Common Room.

They may attend the public lecture programme at the LSE and, by arrangement, participate in seminars that interest them.

Fees and requirements

Visiting Research Students are expected to play a part in the broad research culture of LSE IDEAS, although there are no formal obligations placed upon them.

There are no minimum or maximum periods of stay and fees are charged on a pro-rata basis.

Applications

Applications may be received at any time. Applicants should submit the following

  • a copy of your research proposal
  • updated CV
  • a covering letter outlining the reasons for your stay

Please send all enquiries and applications to IDEAS Centre Manager Dr Emilia Knight: E.Knight@lse.ac.uk

Please note that the application process can take 6-8 weeks, or longer over the summer.

Visiting Fellowships

All applications should be submitted via email to IDEAS Centre Manager Emilia Knight: E.Knight@lse.ac.uk

Visiting Senior Fellowship: Applicants should submit the following

  • Updated academic CV with a list of publications
  • Research plan of up to 600 words

Visiting Fellowship: Applicants should submit the following

  • Updated academic CV with list of publications
  • Research plan of up to 600 words
  • One reference letter from a senior academic. Reference letter should be sent via email directly to the IDEAS Centre Manager Emilia Knight.

Study at LSE IDEAS

The MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy is designed for mid-career professionals, open to applicants with 4 years of professional experience.

 

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LSE IDEAS, 9th floor, Towers 1 & 3, Clement's Inn, London, WC2A 2AZ