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

Case study masterclasses with former Bain consultant

Starts: 13 Jan 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 20 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
A series of masterclasses with an Ana Hernandez Rubio (an experienced management consultant) to help you improve your case study performance. You must have a case study interview coming up in order to book a place.

Generate: Social enterprise breakfast epiphanies

Starts: 17 Jan 2017 8:30 AM
Finishes: 17 Jan 2017 10:00 AM
Remaining places: 10
​Breakfast epiphanies are meetings where students can hear from inspirational social entrepreneurs talk about their impactful and innovative career paths over croissants and coffee.

LSE #CharityTuesday: Reachout

Starts: 17 Jan 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 17 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Come and meet ReachOut outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

Generate: Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur briefing - NOTE CHANGE OF TIME

Starts: 17 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 17 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 57
If you are an international student looking to stay in the UK to develop your business once you graduate, you may wish to consider applying for the Tier 1 graduate entrepreneur visa. This seminar will look at whether this is an option for you and how to apply.

Hays Challenge Day

Starts: 17 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 17 Jan 2017 5:00 PM
A careers event for those interests in a recruitment career at Hays.

Case study skills club for beginners

Starts: 17 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 17 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
​Our case study skills club is designed for students who have a basic understanding of case study interviews but want to prepare further and develop confidence through practising example cases with student interview partners and receiving peer feedback.

How to perform well at interviews

Starts: 17 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 17 Jan 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 21
​This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to review your interview preparation approach, formulate suitable answers, and practise your technique.

Willis Towers Watson - On campus promotion

Starts: 18 Jan 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2017 4:00 PM
Are you a high flyer?

You’ll know if you are when leading global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson touch down on our campus.

How to succeed at strengths based interviews

Starts: 18 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 46
Learn about the principle and the practice of strengths based interviewing in skills seminar led by EY.

Presentation skills at assessment centre

Starts: 18 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 56
In this seminar, recruiters from PwC will go through presentation skills for assessment centres, covering what to think about when presenting and giving you the opportunity to present to the recruiters and get feedback.

Being commercially aware in the legal market

Starts: 18 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 51
Understanding what firms mean by the term 'commercially aware' and what you can do to achieve this can be tricky - join law firm Kirkland & Ellis to discover how to boost your market knowledge.

Generate Debate Club: News startups - innovations in journalism

Starts: 18 Jan 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2017 7:30 PM
Remaining places: 13
​As part of our debate club series this panel involves practitioners working in the field of news startups looking at the opportunities and challenges of working in this space.

IDEP: Humanitarian work in the European Commission

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 36
LSE alumnus Vera Mazzara will talk about careers in international development at the European Commission. As well as her current role as a Project Officer working in humanitarian aid and civil protection, she has worked in other parts of the commission (EuropeAid), in NGOs, and public affairs.

Finding internships, work experience and part-time work

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 89
​An internship, work experience, and part-time work are all excellent ways to stand out in a tough job market and support yourself financially during your studies. Come along to this seminar to find out where to look for opportunities and get top tips on making successful applications.

How to perform well in group exercises

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 28
This interactive workshop will introduce you to some typical group exercises and offer insights into skills and behaviours employers are looking for.

The art of pitching: how to engage and persuade

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 28
Successful pitching comes down to one thing: engagement. This skills seminar run by Third Bridge will equip you with a basic understanding of how to establish initial contact and increase buy-in from peers, colleagues, and customers alike.

Meet an Alum - financial crime/forensic risk consultancy

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 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 - legal

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 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 - Clean energy and environmental finance

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 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.

Breakfast: Careers at the Bar

Starts: 20 Jan 2017 8:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Jan 2017 10:00 AM
This breakfast is for students aspiring to become a barrister, and is open to all degree disciplines. Come and learn what it takes to have a successful career at the Bar from those in the know.

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) cross the channel

Starts: 20 Jan 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Jan 2017 6:00 PM
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Amsterdam are organising their annual 'Cross the Channel' business course near London. This business course offers a chance to all Dutch speaking students studying in the UK to get a sneak peek into the world of strategy consulting.

Ashurst Coffee Morning

Starts: 20 Jan 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
A presentation and networking morning for those interested in a trainee career at Ashurst.

CVs for experienced hires

Starts: 20 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 59
When you have several years professional experience, it can be a challenge to know how best to present it. This seminar will look at different CV formats and techniques for presenting yourself effectively, and is aimed at postgraduates with a number of years professional work experience.

Generate: Michaelmas Term entrepreneurial awards ceremony

Starts: 20 Jan 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jan 2017 10:00 PM
Remaining places: 77
​Come along to our Lent Term launch party to learn about the projects that secured funding in Michaelmas Term's entrepreneurship funding competition, meet the teams behind them, celebrate their success, and look forward to the Lent programme.

How to write effective CVs

Starts: 23 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 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.

Managing your career (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 23 Jan 2017 4:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 34
This interactive seminar is aimed at PhD students and research staff who are thinking about different career options and/or are unsure about which career path to take. It is a chance to reflect on what is important to you, so you can use this knowledge to inform your career decisions.

How to perform well at interviews

Starts: 24 Jan 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Remaining places: 50
​This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to review your interview preparation approach, formulate suitable answers, and practise your technique.

LSE #CharityTuesday: The Funding Network

Starts: 24 Jan 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Come and meet The Funding Network outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

IDEP: Save the Children's role in humanitarian capacity building

Starts: 24 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 80
Andy Naslas and Caroline King from Save The Children will talk about the training their organisation provides for those involved in humanitarian emergencies.

China Careers Programme: Finding a job in China

Starts: 24 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
This practical seminar provides advice and support for Chinese students on how to find and apply for jobs in China. We will be joined by a recruiter from a professional services firm who has recruited many years for roles within China.

YFN @ LSE

Starts: 24 Jan 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2017 9:00 PM
Join us on 24 January at 6pm in the LSE Senior Dining Room for an evening of live crowdfunding brought to you by YFN in partnership with LSE SU RAG and LSE Volunteer Centre.

Dubai Business Internships employer presentation

Starts: 24 Jan 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2017 8:00 PM
Remaining places: 75
Presentation on a fully-funded management training programme which is an unrivalled opportunity to study and do business in Dubai.

IDEP/Generate Debate Club: 'Charity Sucks' – has philanthropy failed to alleviate poverty?

Starts: 25 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 68
​As part of our debate club series this panel looks at whether social enterprise, aid, donations and philanthropy have failed to alleviate poverty and disengagement.

Using LinkedIn in your job search

Starts: 25 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
This seminar will cover building an effective LinkedIn profile with tips on what to include in each section, how to increase your visibility, and techniques to help you connect and build relationships with LSE alumni. It is most suitable for students with a basic understanding of LinkedIn.

IDEP: How to find an overseas volunteering opportunity

Starts: 26 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 60
​Are you interested in volunteering overseas? Come along to this panel event investigating how to choose an overseas volunteering opportunity.

How to master presentations

Starts: 26 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 50
​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.

Meet an Alum - financial journalism

Starts: 26 Jan 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 26 Jan 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 - environmental policy/public affairs

Starts: 26 Jan 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 26 Jan 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: Meet an Alum - Government Relations

Starts: 26 Jan 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 26 Jan 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.

Breakfast: Careers in the cultural sector - arts and heritage

Starts: 27 Jan 2017 8:00 AM
Finishes: 27 Jan 2017 10:00 AM
This breakfast is for students aspiring to work in the cultural sector - arts and heritage, and is open to all degree disciplines. Come and learn what it takes to succeed in this sector from those in the know.

IDEP: Careers in qualitative research in the International Development sector

Starts: 27 Jan 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 27 Jan 2017 10:00 AM
Remaining places: 120
​In this informal seminar Dwan Kaoukji will talk about her career as an international development qualitative researcher. Dwan is currently Senior Research Manager for Girl Effect and has also worked as a Qualitative Researcher for BBC Media Action (the BBC's international development charity).

European Internships Fair 2017 question and answer session

Starts: 27 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 48
This Q&A session gives you the opportunity to learn about the format of our European Internship Fair on 24 March. We will consider the activities planned during the fair, how to make the most of your time in Brussels, and what you need to prepare in advance.

Applying for a taught master’s

Starts: 27 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
For students who are in the early stages of applying for a taught master's, this seminar will help you understand the principles behind a successful master's application and key points you should consider before applying.

HSBC Careers Focus Group

Starts: 30 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
HSBC are looking to meet with current students to hear what they are looking for in their future careers. We are interested to understand what students see as priorities in their work lives, which industries appeal to them, and what employers should be considering during their recruitment campaign.

Tata Social Internship Scheme 2017

Starts: 30 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 60
​Find out more about the Tata Social Internship Scheme which offers LSE students the chance to spend two months in India working on a range of projects with a corporate social responsibility, development, sustainability or social entrepreneurship focus.

How to perform well in group exercises

Starts: 30 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Jan 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 39
This interactive workshop will introduce you to some typical group exercises and offer insights into skills and behaviours employers are looking for.

IDEP: How to get into International Development (for postgraduate students only)

Starts: 31 Jan 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2017 11:00 AM
Remaining places: 120
This seminar for postgraduates is a practical guide to the key things you need to know about the international development sector, covering who the major organisations are, job opportunities and where to find them, and how to get valuable development experience.

LSE #CharityTuesday: Westminster Befriend a Family

Starts: 31 Jan 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Come and meet Westminster Befriend a Family outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

How to perform well at interviews

Starts: 31 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 50
​This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to review your interview preparation approach, formulate suitable answers, and practise your technique.

IDEP: LSE International Development Volunteering Fair 2017

Starts: 31 Jan 2017 4:30 PM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2017 7:00 PM
Meet over 20 organisations and charities who are offering many UK-based and international volunteering opportunities in the field of international development.

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