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Ending orphanage volunteering: get involved

The LSE Volunteer Centre has been working with a number of dedicated partners, as part of ReThink Orphanages, over the past few years to end volunteering in orphanages. In 2016 we launched our pledge that we will never promote such opportunities at LSE and since then many other universities have joined us. We’ve been delighted with its success with many organisations since deciding […]


Developing a CV for international development and communications

Guest blog by alumnus Lee Bailey, MSc Development Studies 2012-2013 and Director of Communications at the Natural Resource Governance Institute. I recently had the pleasure of returning to LSE to speak with a number of students about their interests in the international development space, as well as communications work. As the director of communications at a policy institute/NGO, I felt I had some […]


How to get a job with the International Committee of the Red Cross

Working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was Matthew Clare’s “dream job”. Six years after completing his undergraduate degree, the 29-year-old from Lancashire managed to secure a role as an interpreter with the ICRC in Gaza. Has it met his expectations? And what advice would he give students looking to embark on a similar career? Can you […]


Development Studies is fun, but is there a job at the end of it?

Guest blog by Dr Duncan Green, Professor in Practice in International Development at the London School of Economics and Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB. Studying development is fascinating, but will there be jobs for students once they graduate? I chaired a careers panel for LSE students recently, where a variety of alums, now rising up the greasy poles of the aid industry, […]


Tata Social Internship Scheme – exploring social impact

Are you a current LSE student with an interest in development, sustainability, CSR and social entrepreneurship?  Keen to explore what working in one of these areas might be like? If so, then the Tata Social Internship scheme may be just what you are looking for! Keep reading to find out more about how you can gain practical experience in these fields in India this summer […]


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Frontline On-Campus Promotion

Starts: 21 Jan 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Jan 2019 4:00 PM
Representatives from Frontline will be on-campus to discuss their undergraduate opportunities including internships and brand manager role. They will be based outside SAW handing out free donuts/cookies.

How to perform well at interviews

Starts: 21 Jan 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 4
This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to review your interview preparation approach, formulate suitable answers, and practise your technique.

Applying for an EC Traineeship

Starts: 21 Jan 2019 4:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Jan 2019 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 130
This seminar is a step-by-step guide to applying for an internship at the European Commission, led by LSE Careers. It offers an introduction to the EC stage recruitment process, including researching individual DGs, selecting useful content for the application form, lobbying and offer acceptance.

LSE #CharityTuesday: Solidarity Sports

Starts: 22 Jan 2019 11:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Come and meet Solidarity Sports outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

How to master presentations

Starts: 22 Jan 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 26
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.

One-Off Volunteering: Transcribing Anti-Slavery Manuscripts

Starts: 22 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Jan 2019 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 34
Try something different and develop a new skills! Transcribe correspondence between anti-slavery activists in the 19th century is waiting to be discovered in collections of handwritten pages.

Part 1: Work it out: Create alternative future career plans to find meaning in your work

Starts: 22 Jan 2019 4:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Jan 2019 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 61
Work it out: Create alternative future career plans to find meaning in your work (part 1)

Skills seminar: Law interviews: How to prepare and perform well

Starts: 23 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2019 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 29
Interviews and assessment centres are the final part of law firms’ recruitment processes. This workshop will give you information on the different tasks usually involved, as well as hints and tips on how to prepare well for vacation scheme and training contract interviews.

Mayor's Entrepreneur Workshop 3

Starts: 23 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2019 4:30 PM
A workshop for current London students or recent graduates from a London university or college.

Networking and speculative applications

Starts: 24 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 93
A speculative application involves proactively approaching an employer to seek out opportunities that have not been advertised. This seminar will help you understand the scenarios where you may need to use a speculative application and what you should include.

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Future Charity Leaders Programme (FCLP) Programme Coordinator

4 Mar 2019
London, Manchester United Kingdom
upReach’s Future Charity Leaders Programme is a unique 30 month programme combining delivery work supporting our Associates (4 days per week), with exposure to key aspects of charity management (1 day per week).

LSE Off Campus Support Scheme: Volunteer as a Mentor to new LSE students who are living off-campus

3 Mar 2019
London England United Kingdom
Mentors help 8-12 new off campus students settle in to LSE by making contact prior to their arrival. They facilitate the establishment of a social network by holding regular group meetings & attending termly scheme-wide events. Mentors stay in contact with their mentees throughout their first year.

Office Administrator

15 Feb 2019
Accra Ghana
We are growing quickly and are looking for an Office Administrator to help keep Ignitia running like clockwork, overseeing the operations and administration for our office in Ghana, as well as helping coordinate some of our growing activities across West Africa.

Safer Renting Caseworker Intern

5 Feb 2019
London Greater London United Kingdom
Cambridge House is offering a 12-month fulltime paid internship for a high achieving graduate or postgraduate who wishes to pursue a career in tenancy rights advocacy in the charity and social enterprise sectors.

Sales - UK Summer Internship 2019

17 Feb 2019
London Greater London United Kingdom
The programme runs through the summer months. We ask that students commit to an internship of at least 8 weeks with a maximum of 14 weeks. Most interns come to us for between 10-12 weeks between June – September. This year we have internship opportunities in Sales, Finance and Research.

Digital Content & Communications Officer

15 Feb 2019
London Greater London United Kingdom
We're hiring. Aga Khan Foundation, one of the world's leading international development organisations, seeks creative communications professional and visual story-teller.

I.T Learning and Development Coach

7 Feb 2019
Pimlico Greater London United Kingdom
Are you confident with MS Office and internet skills? Like the idea of helping by coaching/teaching? Cardinal Hume Centre in Pimlico are seeking one or two new volunteers to join their team for two hours a week to help vulnerable adult clients learn computer skills.

Country Director, Malawi

1 Feb 2019
Lilongwe Malawi
JBJ Foundation is a private foundation focused on improving the lives of the world’s poorest. We are seeking a Country Director to oversee the design, implementation, and monitoring of JBJF’s health work in Malawi, along with exploring potential additional areas for investment including education.

Volunteer Mentor on Autism Employability Project

24 Mar 2019
London Greater London United Kingdom
Kith & Kids are looking for volunteers to commit to the project on a regular basis in order to fully benefit the members that take part in it. Through regular support and meetings, members and volunteers develop greater trust, skills and confidence together.

Associate, Global SRH, East Africa

15 Feb 2019
We are seeking a candidate with superior problem-solving and communication skills who is proficient in quantitative analysis to support the programmatic efforts of CHAIs SRH program in the East Africa region. The role will support at least 2 country

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