Careers events

Throughout the year LSE Careers organises and facilitates various events, including careers seminars, fairs, forums, breakfast briefings, on campus promotions and employer presentations.

Our on campus events are offered in accessible venues and every effort is made to ensure that disabled students are able to fully participate in events. If you have a special requirement please contact us.

Forthcoming events

Clyde & Co open days

Starts: 10 Feb 2017 9:30 AM
Finishes: 17 Mar 2017 5:30 PM
If you are a first year law or non-law student interested in a career in commercial law, come along to one of Clyde& Co Open Days.

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn open days 2017

Starts: 15 Feb 2017
Finishes: 1 Mar 2017 11:59 PM
If you are currently studying a non-law degree and plan to start the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) course in September 2017, Lincoln's Inn invites you to join us to learn more about your route to the Bar.

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn open days 2017

Starts: 15 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 1 Mar 2017 5:00 PM
If you are currently studying a non-law degree and plan to start the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) course in September 2017, Lincoln's Inn invites you to join us to learn more about your route to the Bar.

AlphaSights insight day

Starts: 21 Feb 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2017 6:00 PM
​The event is designed to help you learn more about who they are, what they do and whether a career at AlphaSights could be right for you. Connect events are open to everyone but priority may be given to those who have not previously attended an AlphaSights event and are due to graduate in 2017.

BPP Law School and Atkin Chambers presentation

Starts: 21 Feb 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2017 8:00 PM
BPP Law School and Atkin Chambers are delighted to announce an event for those considering a career at the Bar entitled “Why more women should consider a career at the Commercial Bar”.

One-off: one hour cooking shift

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Help people living with HIV to get well, stay well and lead healthy, independent lives by giving #JustOneHour together with another student! You'll prepare food under supervision of their kitchen manager to help The Food Chain deliver a communal meal.

LSE SVW: The Mix

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 2:00 PM
Come and meet The Mix outside the library and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

Souper Sorters: one-off volunteering with FareShare

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 4:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
The LSE Volunteer Centre is organising for a team of LSE student volunteers to get involved at the heart of FareShare’s food re-distribution, giving you the opportunity to help us improve the daily lives of people facing food poverty.

Access to Employment 2017

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 8:00 PM
Access to Employment is an annual event aimed at bringing together disabled students from the LSE and Imperial College London with graduate and diversity recruiters from a range of industries.

How to use LinkedIn to 'kick-start' your career

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 37
Join experts from LinkedIn for a seminar on how to use LinkedIn to market yourself effectively, build a professional network and how to research opportunities.

Insight into investment banking assessment centres

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 17
This interactive seminar will focus on assessment centres in Investment Banking and Financial Services and aims to enable students to excel in the process and enhance their competitive profile.

Herbert Smith Freehills disputes open day

Starts: 23 Feb 2017
Finishes: 23 Feb 2017 11:59 PM
Are you interested in learning about our renowned global dispute resolution practice? Would you like to find out what it is like to be a disputes lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills? If so, then come along to Herbert Smith Freehills disputes open day.

LSE SVW: The Book Bus

Starts: 23 Feb 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2017 2:00 PM
Come and meet The Book Bus outside the library and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

IDEP: Policy and advocacy in an NGO

Starts: 23 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 28
Dr Duncan Green (Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB) will talk about the roles of policy and advocacy in an NGO.

LSE PhD Academy peer review workshop

Starts: 23 Feb 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2017 5:00 PM
This workshop will introduce PhD students and early career researchers to the practices associated with being an accomplished, constructive and respected reviewer.

Meet an Alum - innovation and start-ups

Starts: 23 Feb 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2017 7:45 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

Meet an Alum - big data analytics

Starts: 23 Feb 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2017 7:45 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

Meet an Alum - occupational psychologist, people analytics

Starts: 23 Feb 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2017 7:45 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

IDEP: Careers in gender - alumni networking evening

Starts: 23 Feb 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2017 8:30 PM
Remaining places: 43
LSE Careers and the Gender Institute are delighted to invite students from all degree disciplines interested in finding out more about working in a range of gender-related roles to an alumni networking evening.

Breakfast: Careers in data, information and technology

Starts: 24 Feb 2017 8:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Feb 2017 10:00 AM
This breakfast is for students aspiring to work in data analytics and technology, and is open to all degree disciplines. Come and learn what it takes to succeed in data and information from those in the know.

Deloitte LLP - on campus Promotion

Starts: 24 Feb 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Feb 2017 4:00 PM
Deloitte will be on campus meeting students and making them aware of opportunities within the organisation.

LSE SVW: DKMS

Starts: 24 Feb 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Feb 2017 2:00 PM
Come and meet DKMS outside the library and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

Operation War Diary: one-off volunteering

Starts: 24 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Feb 2017 2:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
Would you like to do some volunteering in Student Volunteering Week and develop a new skill? Then why not help transcribing World War One war diaries? We need your help to reveal the stories of the British Army!

University Charity Shop Challenge: one-off volunteering

Starts: 24 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Feb 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 5
Represent LSE on a national level by taking part in the first University Charity Shop Challenge for the Children’s Trust during Student Volunteering Week. You'll run a local Children’s Trust shop with a team of LSE students and try to boost sales. The most successful university team wins a price!

One-off: Tree planting volunteer

Starts: 25 Feb 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 25 Feb 2017 4:00 PM
Come plant trees with Trees for Cities on Saturday 25 February from 10am-4pm. It's a fantastic way to learn more about trees, get practical hands on experience, improve your health and well-being, meet new people and have fun.

CIMA’s Grad Club Webinar

Starts: 27 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Feb 2017 12:45 PM
CIMA’s Grad Club, in conjunction with The CV & Interview Advisors, are inviting you to attend our FREE webinar where you will learn how to effectively present yourself via your CV in order to really differentiate you from your competition.

Information Event - PhD students and Postdoctoral researchers

Starts: 27 Feb 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 27 Feb 2017 1:30 PM
An information event held by The Brilliant Club for PhD students and Postdoctoral researchers.

How to write effective CVs

Starts: 27 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Feb 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 119
​Writing an effective CV is important for success during the recruitment process - attend this seminar to find out how to tailor your CV to the organisation and position to make it stand out. This seminar is aimed at students who don’t have a lot of experience writing a CV.

Push Group Limited educational seminar at Google HQ

Starts: 27 Feb 2017 4:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Feb 2017 7:00 PM
This educational seminar, run at Google's Head Office, will aim to address some of the amazing opportunities in the technology sector and also dispel some common myths.

Meet an Alum - global risk and strategic consulting

Starts: 28 Feb 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 28 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation. This event is part of Conflict, Political Risk and Security Week.

LSE #CharityTuesday: LSE Peer Supporters

Starts: 28 Feb 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 28 Feb 2017 3:00 PM
Come and meet LSE Peer Supporters outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their work and exciting volunteering opportunities.

How to master presentations

Starts: 28 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Feb 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 42
​Many recruitment processes require you to deliver a presentation so employers can assess your communication skills. Learn how to plan and deliver a coherent, persuasive message, and increase your personal impact in front of employers in this workshop.

Generate: Social enterprise breakfast epiphanies

Starts: 1 Mar 2017 8:30 AM
Finishes: 1 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Remaining places: 40
​Breakfast epiphanies are meetings where students can hear from inspirational social entrepreneurs talk about their impactful and innovative career paths over croissants and coffee.

Meet an Alum - Think Tanks/Research/Security

Starts: 1 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Mar 2017 12:00 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation. This event is part of Conflict, Political Risk and Security Week.

One-off: one hour cooking shift

Starts: 1 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Help people living with HIV to get well, stay well and lead healthy, independent lives by giving #JustOneHour together with another student! You'll prepare food under supervision of their kitchen manager to help The Food Chain deliver a communal meal.

Interviews for academic posts (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 1 Mar 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 1 Mar 2017 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 36
​This seminar is an introduction to interviews for academic jobs for PhD students and research staff, covering how to prepare and what to expect.

How to prepare for a spring week

Starts: 1 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 1 Mar 2017 2:30 PM
Remaining places: 78
If you have secured a spring week and want to ensure you are fully prepared and make the best impression, join Citi for a 'how to' seminar on what to do before, during and after a spring week programme.

Career changers course

Starts: 1 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Mar 2017 5:00 PM
​Are you a student with two or more years of work experience? Did you enrol at the LSE intending to change career direction? Then the career change short course is for you.

An insight into a political risk consultancy

Starts: 1 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 1 Mar 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 13
Set Advisory is hosting this skills seminar for students interested in Political Risk. Learn how to launch your career in this field, the skills needed to succeed in the sector, and hear about the experience of an LSE alum. This event is part of Conflict, Political Risk and Security Week.

Mapping social media conversations for brands

Starts: 1 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 1 Mar 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 100
With two billion social media users, brands want to understand how people behave on these platforms and the type of content that resonates with consumers. Join MEC's social media specialists for a seminar exploring how analysis of social media data helps brands connect to consumers.

Open day - Women at the commercial Bar

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 5:00 PM
One Essex Court is offering a unique opportunity for students to learn more about life as a
woman at the commercial Bar.

Working in humanitarian emergency and post-conflict work – panel event

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 1:15 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 2:45 PM
Remaining places: 111
This panel event is an opportunity to learn more about careers in these areas, how the panel members started and developed their careers, day-to-day roles and responsibilities, challenges faced and opportunities open to students. This event is part of Conflict, Political Risk and Security Week.

Pitching, presenting and public speaking in the workplace

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 5:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
Even if we have sufficiently prepared what to say, how we say it is often the key to success. This interactive workshop will enable you to enhance your pitching, presenting and public speaking skills in an immersive, fun, and easily accessible way!

Meet an Alum - CSR/sustainability

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 7:45 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

Meet an Alum - real estate investment

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 7:45 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

Covington & Burling LLP law insight evening

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 8:45 PM
If you are looking to get into the legal profession, then this is an event for you! You will have the opportunity to ask questions and network with London’s best lawyers.

Simmons & Simmons LGBT in the City

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 8:30 PM
This event is a unique opportunity for LGBT Society members who are aspiring for a career in law to learn about the experiences of LGBT leaders and role-models, to explore issues of coming out at work and to find out more about graduate opportunities.

QVARTZ presentation

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 7:00 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 9:30 PM
Come meet us QVARTZ at the Oakeshott Room at Lincoln College. We will let you in on why we believe that Nordic values are beneficial in a global perspective, and how we work to change the management consulting industry from within.

Breakfast: Careers in political risk, conflict and security

Starts: 3 Mar 2017 8:00 AM
Finishes: 3 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
This breakfast is for students aspiring to work in conflict, political risk and security, and is open to all degree disciplines. Come and learn what it takes to succeed from those in the know. This event is part of Conflict, Political Risk and Security Week.

Meet an Alum - Department for International Development (DfID)

Starts: 3 Mar 2017 4:00 PM
Finishes: 3 Mar 2017 6:00 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation. This event is part of Conflict, Political Risk and Security Week.

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