Financial service careers

The financial services industry is populated by organisations who manage money, including actuarial firms, accountancies, insurance companies and pension organisations.

First year spring weeks, insight programmes, and alternatives 2017/18

With Michaelmas Term now well underway many LSE students are already focusing on the holidays, exams and beyond! LSE Careers is open to all students of any year group and at any stage in your career. We’re always very happy to speak with first year students and have been seeing some of you over the past few weeks. Question topics […]


Five biotech career options for non-scientists

Guest post by LSE MSc in International Management alumnus, Yannick Skop: It has been a booming decade for biotech, not just in the stock market, but also in real, impactful advances in human knowledge. Just as I started writing this blog post, we learn that for the very first time, scientists have managed to edit the faulty DNA of embryos, preventing […]


Menan Omar – Project Analyst and Post-Master Fellow, ICF and American University in Cairo

Menan Omar completed the MPA Dual Degree at LSE and Columbia University in 2013. She now works as a Project Analyst at the International Finance Corporation as well as a Post-Master Fellow at the American University in Cairo. “Try to tap into the school’s non-academic resources and explore cosmopolitan London” Find out more about Menan Omar and her experiences on her graduate profile page.


Yitian Jing – Business Analyst, HSBC plc

Yitian Jing completed the MSc Finance at LSE in 2013. He now works as a Business Analyst for HSBC plc. “I wouldn’t have missed my LSE experience for anything!” Find out more about Yitian Jing and his experiences on his graduate profile page.


Jose Athie – Senior Reinsurance Product Developer, Swiss Re

Jose Athie completed the MSc Finance and Economics at LSE in 2013. He now works as a Senior Reinsurance Product Developer for Swiss Re. “Try to make the most out of this experience, meet as many people as you can, and most of all try to enjoy your time at LSE!” Find out more about Jose Athie and his experiences on his graduate […]


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How to write effective application forms

Starts: 9 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 9 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
This seminar covers all aspects of completing structured application forms (with reference to what employers are looking for so you can approach them with confidence.

How to write effective CVs

Starts: 12 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 130
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.

Careers lunch with ICAEW Southeast Asia

Starts: 15 Jan 2018 12:15 PM
Finishes: 15 Jan 2018 1:45 PM
Come along to this exclusive careers talk with ICAEW representatives coming from Southeast Asia who have been working with hundreds of employers in the region.

This event is dedicated to LSE students who are from or considering working in Southeast Asia.

Volunteering - why, what, how, when?

Starts: 15 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 80
​Come along to this seminar to find out how you can get involved in volunteering during your studies at LSE and find out what opportunities are available.

How to write cover letters

Starts: 15 Jan 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 56
Cover letters are your opportunity to promote yourself and convince employers you are the right person for the job. This seminar will help you understand what employers want from your cover letter and show you how to achieve this.

How to perform well at interviews

Starts: 16 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 70
​This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to review your interview preparation approach, formulate suitable answers, and practice your technique.

Internships, Work Experience & Part Time Work

Starts: 18 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
​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: 18 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 40
This interactive workshop will introduce you to some typical group exercises and offer insights into skills and behaviours employers are looking for.

CVs for Experienced Hires

Starts: 19 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 70
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.

Using LinkedIn in your Job Search

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 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.

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Internship Private Debt Analyst (German)

19 Jan 2018
Paris France
Internship Private Debt Analyst (German)

Finance Administrator

15 Jan 2018
Chiswick Greater London United Kingdom
The role of the Finance Admin volunteer is to provide administrative support to the finance team, in particular the role will support the team prepare for the annual audit return.
Ideally we would like the successful applicant to start on the 3rd January 2018.

Graduate Trainee - Taxation

28 Feb 2018
Loughton England United Kingdom
Haslers is a dynamic, award winning Firm of Chartered Accountants, Business Advisers and Tax Consultants with 10 Partners. As a result of providing first class service to clients from our high calibre professional team of staff, we have established ourselves as a leading mid tier firm.

Business Analyst

31 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
We are looking for a resourceful and numerate individual to fill a key role within the business. This role offers great exposure to the full breath of financial management of our firm.

Graduate Programme 2018 – Audit, Tax & Advisory

30 Sep 2018
KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional firms offering Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We have more than 9,000 professionals working across 16 offices in China. We are now looking for talents who are passionate and eager to succeed to join our Actuarial Advisory Placement in Hong Kong.

Graduate Scheme - Wealth Management, Wealth Planning, Corporate & Institutional Broking

28 Feb 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
WHIreland Graduate Scheme - Wealth Management, Wealth Planning, Corporate & Institutional Broking

Financial Associate

31 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
We're on a mission to improve childcare, and looking for a brilliant financial associate to join our talented team and help get us there

Administrative Assistant - Investments

31 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Provide general administrative support to a team of investment professionals.

Accounting Analyst Internship

31 Jan 2018
Cambridge South East England United Kingdom
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KPMG Audit Winter Internship 2017-18 (Hong Kong Office)

31 Jan 2018
Hong Kong
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services to many of the world’s foremost companies.

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