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

Frontline diversity insight days

Starts: 5 Apr 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Jun 2017 4:30 PM
If you’re passionate about making a difference to society and interested in developing your leadership skills, then we strongly encourage you to apply to attend Frontline's diversity insight day.

Frontline undergraduate taster days

Starts: 13 Apr 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Jun 2017 4:30 PM
Come along to Frontline's undergraduate taster day to find out more about a career in child protection social work. You will spend the day taking part in interactive workshops but also get the opportunity to receive support from our dedicated recruitment team.

The Honourable Society of Grays Inn mixed messes dinners

Starts: 9 May 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Nov 2017 9:00 PM
The Honourable Society of Grays Inn Mixed Messes dinners are hosted by the Treasurer, Baroness Hale, Deputy President of the Supreme Court. This includes a drinks reception, hearing a talk from an eminent member of Gray’s Inn and enjoying a 3 course dinner in Gray’s Inn Hall.

Generate - Redefining our global economy: An introduction to Blockchain - *postponed to end of June*

Starts: 30 May 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 30 May 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 39
This workshop delivered by PwC will explore the transformative innovation that is blockchain and its potential in today’s society.

One-off volunteering: Family learning volunteer

Starts: 31 May 2017
Finishes: 1 Jun 2017 11:59 PM
As part of a team of volunteers you will work with children and families to assist in the delivery of theFamily Activities for ‘The things you never knew about Victoria and Albert' for May Half term. You will provide a welcoming atmosphere, information and assistance to the Museum's visitors.

Rare Recruitment banking development programme with Deutsche Bank

Starts: 31 May 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 31 May 2017 5:00 PM
High Yield is an exclusive training programme, sponsored by Deutsche Bank and run by Rare, for brilliant students who are interested in financial services. The programme is open to students from any discipline, who are in their first year (or second year on a four year course) at any university.

Generate: ‘The death of distance? How entrepreneurs leverage innovation ecosystems’

Starts: 31 May 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 31 May 2017 8:00 PM
A panel debate that will consider the motion that in the new era of innovation, it is the location in and connectedness to ecosystems of science, creative industries and technology that matter most

Generate: Women in Wellness lunchtime session

Starts: 2 Jun 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 2 Jun 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 40
This Women in Wellness lunchtime session will bring together female entrepreneurs who shape the way we engage with food and fitness.

One-off volunteering: Volunteer fair enabler

Starts: 6 Jun 2017 4:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Jun 2017 7:00 PM
Can you help at this year's Volunteer Fair? Sign up as a volunteer fair enabler to help make the event a success!

Generate: How to get a career in programming – without a programming degree!

Starts: 7 Jun 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Jun 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 18
The innovation consultancy Deloitte Digital will deliver an interactive presentation to help you work out if programming is a suitable career for you.

Breakfast: Employers recruiting PhD students and researchers

Starts: 9 Jun 2017 8:30 AM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2017 10:00 AM
Remaining places: 30
LSE PhD alumni work in a wide range of sectors outside academia and find career success all over the world. With this in mind, LSE Careers is hosting a breakfast event to showcase some of the corporate opportunities available in quant and consultancy to current PhD students and recent graduates.

Generate:LSE Entrepreneur and Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2017 competition

Starts: 9 Jun 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2017 6:00 PM
Remaining places: 220
LSE Generate's funding competition returns as this year's winners compete for the titles of Entrepreneur of the Year and Social Entrepreneur of the Year. Book here to watch our entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs pitch. This event is followed by Generate's summer party.

Generate: Summer party and awards reception

Starts: 9 Jun 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2017 9:00 PM
Remaining places: 100
LSE Generate celebrates this year's programme at our annual summer party! The Entrepreneur of the Year and Social Entrepreneur of the Year will be announced at the event and we will celebrate their success as well as the achievements of this year's funding competition winners.

One-off volunteering: bucket collection Breast Cancer Care

Starts: 11 Jun 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 11 Jun 2017 5:00 PM
Join our biggest bucket collection ever at Trafalgar Square. Breast Cancer Care is looking for volunteers to bucket for one hour anytime between 11-5pm on Sunday 11 June in and around Trafalgar Square as part of the Pink Ribbontour.

Generate: How to hack crowdfunding - step by step

Starts: 12 Jun 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 12 Jun 2017 8:00 PM
​Do you have a great idea but need capital to make it happen? Have you struggled to get funding for your idea? Or wary about giving away too much equity in your business? Then crowdfunding might just be the right path for you.

Inspiring Women in Technology

Starts: 13 Jun 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Jun 2017 8:30 PM
Outsource UK are holding a Women in Technology event in London and are keen to invite female Students and Graduates who are looking at a career in Technology.

Winners Dream: A journey from corner store to corner office

Starts: 14 Jun 2017 10:30 AM
Finishes: 14 Jun 2017 12:00 PM
A one-off lecture by successful global entrepreneur and currently one of the most popular men in business, Bill McDermott, chief executive officer of SAP, the world’s business software market leader.

Dinner with Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Starts: 14 Jun 2017 7:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Jun 2017 9:30 PM
Do you want to learn more about life at an international law firm? Would you like the chance to ask LSE alumni what it takes to pursue a career in law? Then we would like to give you the opportunity to attend a dinner with Herbert Smith Freehills representatives.

SLaM Graduate Psychology Conference

Starts: 15 Jun 2017 9:30 AM
Finishes: 15 Jun 2017 5:30 PM
Are you a final year undergraduate or a graduate interested in a Psychology or Psychotherapy career?

PhD mature students lunch

Starts: 21 Jun 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 21 Jun 2017 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 43
PhD students who have more than 10 years’ work experience have different needs in terms of career progression and life after the PhD. This informal lunch is another chance to meet some of your peers and join a facilitated careers discussion for people in your situation.

One-off volunteering: Collection Volunteer RNIB

Starts: 23 Jun 2017
Finishes: 23 Jun 2017 11:59 PM
​The ​RNIB (Royal National Institute for Blind People) is looking for bucket collection volunteers in London.

Generate: Women and wellness mindfulness workshop (postponed to 23rd June)

Starts: 23 Jun 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 23 Jun 2017 11:30 AM
Remaining places: 56
Come and join wellbeing expert and LSE alum Dana Zelicha in a special mindfulness session for LSE students!

Parenting and an academic career - panel event (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 26 Jun 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 26 Jun 2017 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 46
Have you found yourself wondering whether a career in academia is less compatible with having a family than other careers paths? This is an issue often raised in career discussions with PhD students and research staff and one we’ll focus on in this panel.

One-off volunteering: citizen scientists

Starts: 28 Jun 2017 10:15 AM
Finishes: 28 Jun 2017 1:30 PM
The Zoological Society of London is looking for volunteer citizen scientists to help conduct research on the ecology of juvenile fish in the Tidal Thames in central London.

One-off volunteering: The Children's Trust Supercar Event

Starts: 1 Jul 2017
Finishes: 1 Jul 2017 11:59 PM
Summer Screen is an outdoor cinema event held at The Children’s Trust in Tadworth. The organisation needs volunteers to help run this event, giving people from the local community a chance to enjoy a day of movies, games and refreshment. Support them to fundraise for children with brain injury.

One-off volunteering: Parsons Green Fair Event Marshalls

Starts: 1 Jul 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Jul 2017 6:30 PM
Fulham Good Neighbours are looking for volunteers to help run Parsons Green Fair. You will help direct fair visitors, deal with enquiries and similar.

One-off volunteering: Event Cheer Volunteer at Great Newham London Run

Starts: 2 Jul 2017
Finishes: 2 Jul 2017 11:59 PM
​Feeling like doing something incredible and changing people’s lives in the process?
Be part of the Great Newham London Run and join a volunteer team on 2 July 2017 and unite with the team of runners in the fight against dementia.

LSE Generate - Silicon Valley Entrepreneurial Trek

Starts: 5 Jul 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 7 Jul 2017 9:00 PM
A three-day full-immersive trek to the US visiting startups, incubators, Universities and VCs as well as networking with a range of alumni and startup successes.

One-off volunteering: Collection Volunteer RNIB

Starts: 7 Jul 2017
Finishes: 7 Jul 2017 11:59 PM
​The ​RNIB (Royal National Institute for Blind People) is looking for bucket collection volunteers in London.

One-off volunteering: Event steward Walk for Wards

Starts: 9 Jul 2017 11:30 AM
Finishes: 9 Jul 2017 4:00 PM
Join the Imperial College Healthcare Charity as an event steward to support their efforts to raise funds to improve patient care and support staff development at the five hospitals within the NHS Trust.

FreshLook careers event for female undergraduates

Starts: 10 Jul 2017 3:30 PM
Finishes: 10 Jul 2017 7:30 PM
An informal event for first-year female students from all degree disciplines interested in an investment banking career.

Career check up (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 12 Jul 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 12 Jul 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 45
Are you thinking about different career options and/or are unsure about which career path to take? The interactive seminar will help you to review your strengths and values, assess options, and plan some next steps.

​CVs and cover letters in and outside academia (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 17 Jul 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 17 Jul 2017 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 48
We will consider how PhD students and researchers can construct strong applications for jobs in and outside academia, including guidance on employers’ expectations of applications and how you can present yourself successfully.

One-off volunteering: citizen scientists

Starts: 27 Jul 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 27 Jul 2017 1:15 PM
The Zoological Society of London is looking for volunteer citizen scientists to help conduct research on the ecology of juvenile fish in the Tidal Thames in central London.

BOLD Immersion Program EMEA 2017

Starts: 2 Aug 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 11 Aug 2017 5:00 PM
The Building Opportunities for Leadership Development (BOLD) Immersion program is your chance to get a rare 360 degree look behind the scenes at Google.

Why Fund Management is a great career for women

Starts: 9 Aug 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 9 Aug 2017 8:30 PM
This event is for female students and recent graduates who are considering a career in Fund Management. Applications from students with a non-Finance background are encouraged.

One-off volunteering: Collection Volunteer RNIB

Starts: 13 Aug 2017
Finishes: 13 Aug 2017 11:59 PM
​The ​RNIB (Royal National Institute for Blind People) is looking for bucket collection volunteers in London.

Beijing Careers Fair 2017

Starts: 14 Aug 2017 2:30 PM
Finishes: 14 Aug 2017 5:00 PM
LSE Careers will be hosting three careers fairs in China and Hong Kong this summer. Attend the careers fair in Beijing to learn more about graduate opportunities in the region

Shanghai Careers Fair 2017

Starts: 16 Aug 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Aug 2017 5:00 PM
LSE Careers will be hosting three careers fairs in China and Hong Kong this summer. Attend the careers fair in Shanghai to learn more about graduate opportunities in the region

Hong Kong Careers Fair 2017

Starts: 21 Aug 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Aug 2017 5:00 PM
LSE Careers will be hosting three careers fairs in China and Hong Kong this summer. Attend the careers fair in Hong Kong to learn more about graduate opportunities in the region

One-off volunteering: citizen scientists

Starts: 29 Aug 2017 11:30 AM
Finishes: 29 Aug 2017 2:30 PM
The Zoological Society of London is looking for volunteer citizen scientists to help conduct research on the ecology of juvenile fish in the Tidal Thames in central London.

The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn university advocacy day

Starts: 21 Oct 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Oct 2017 7:00 PM
The Honourable Society of Grays Inn advocacy days will comprise of a talk on advocacy from Mukul Chawla QC, Head of Chambers. Students will also experience advocacy and ethics training from some of the most eminent advocates in the country.

Diversity Careers Show

Starts: 10 Nov 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 10 Nov 2017 4:00 PM
A careers event organised by Diversity Careers Show for all students.

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