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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 […]

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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, […]

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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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A career in the charity sector: it’s all about skills

Since graduating in 2016 in MSc Human Rights at LSE Ruth has gone on to work for Amnesty International and now Child.org as the Charity Apprentice Manager. Here she explains the scheme and how it can help equip you with the right skills to move in to the charity sector. Like many people, my time campaigning, volunteering and fundraising as […]

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Introducing ‘Cutting Edge Issues in Development’ lecture series

What is the future of aid? What does an inclusive Global Value Chain look like? Who drives climate-relevant policies in the rising powers? These are some of the questions that will be answered over the period of two terms in the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice series. The Visiting Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of International […]

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JP Morgan Online Academy: Data Science transforming our industry

Starts: 28 May 2018
Finishes: 28 May 2018 11:59 PM
This session is one of a series by J.P Morgan titled Online Academy.

You can meet us virtually anywhere: join our webinar sessions using your computer, laptop or mobile device. Details to log into the webinar will be sent to registered participants 2 days before each session.

Generate: An Effective Pitch!

Starts: 29 May 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 29 May 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 17
This 90 minute workshop, designed for pitch competition finalists, will help participants tighten and create effective pitches, practice answers to questions from judges, and guide on presenting their best ideas.

Editorial and publishing careers at Nature Research

Starts: 30 May 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 30 May 2018 11:00 AM
We would like to invite PhD students and postdocs to join and learn more about Nature Research and our editorial and publishing roles.

Making the move: how to make a successful transition from the corporate to not for profit sector

Starts: 30 May 2018 7:00 PM
Finishes: 30 May 2018 9:00 PM
Remaining places: 37
A panel and networking evening to support the career development of current students and alumni who have at least two years' experience working in the private sector and are interested in making the move to not-for-profit organisations.

Zinc Accelerator Meet & Greet

Starts: 4 Jun 2018 12:30 PM
Finishes: 4 Jun 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 50
Join us for LSE Generate's meet & greet with social business accelerator Zinc, where you will have the opportunity to meet previous cohort members, the current staff working on the programme and learn all about Zinc's second mission statement.

Using your summer to get ahead with your career

Starts: 6 Jun 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 6 Jun 2018 12:00 PM
Remaining places: 72
If you haven’t decided what you’re going to do with your summer and are an undergraduate student who has just completed their first or second year, this seminar will suggest practical steps you can take to use your summer to improve your employability.

Apply First - London students and recent graduates

Starts: 7 Jun 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Jun 2018 7:30 PM
We are now open for applications to join our Leadership Development Programme in 2019, so come along to find out about the benefits of making an early application to our world-class programme.

Business Continuity Awards

Starts: 7 Jun 2018 7:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Jun 2018 11:00 PM
​Now in their 20th successful year, the Business Continuity Awards recognise those business continuity, security, resilience and risk professionals whose innovative strategies and industry savvy make them stand out above the rest.

PhD Careers Employers Coffee Meetings– for any PhD qualified staff wanting to meet employers

Starts: 8 Jun 2018 8:30 AM
Finishes: 8 Jun 2018 10:00 AM
Remaining places: 23
​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 to current PhD qualified staff.

Generate: LSE Entrepreneur and Social Entrepreneur of the Year Competition 2018

Starts: 8 Jun 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 8 Jun 2018 6:00 PM
Remaining places: 300
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. The pitching competition will be followed by the Awards Ceremony.

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Various funded overseas (or online) International Development volunteering roles

31 Aug 2019
United Kingdom
Are you a EU citizen and interested in International Development? The EU offers a range of full-time funded voluntary roles in various countries. They have (long-term) roles for people with less and more experience, and also offer online volunteering roles.

Fundraising Intern

2 Jul 2018
London Bridge Greater London United Kingdom
We are looking for a Fundraising Intern to research new prospects, help with proposal writing and to support the Major Giving Team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a small award-winning charity and gain a unique insight into how to make a big impact in a close knit team.

Research and Awareness Internship (Paid Internship)

10 Jun 2018
London United Kingdom
We’re looking for someone to help us on a new project which address trafficking and labour exploitation in the UK. The project builds on recent developments to address trafficking, create ethical supply chains and kitemark ethical businesses.

Research, Communications and Projects Internship (Paid Internship)

10 Jun 2018
London United Kingdom
We’re looking for someone to work closely with our Director of Policy and Campaigns, to increase our impact and provide support across all of our projects. Working directly with the Director of Policy and Campaigns, the successful candidate will be involved in a range of tasks and projects.

Summer Intern - Legal, Governance and Operations

4 Jun 2018
London South East England United Kingdom
Girl Effect builds youth brands and mobile platforms to empower girls to change their lives

We work in places where girls are marginalised and vulnerable. We create for young people in ways they love and interact with.

Risk Management Summer Associate

1 Jun 2018
United Kingdom
The summer associate will assist the CRO in implementing aspects of the risk management framework, while ensuring that it is consistent with the new PIDG strategy and best practice.

Development Impact Summer Associate

1 Jun 2018
United Kingdom
The summer associate will provide the Development Impact team with research, data analysis and information processing support.

Volunteer Befriender

3 Dec 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Our befriending service aims to match trained befriending volunteers with local families in need, to provide them with practical and emotional support in the challenges they face.

Due to the nature of this role we would like to request that applicants are at least 23 or older.

Fundraising Intern

3 Dec 2018
London, London United Kingdom
You will be contributing to the work of Westminster Befriend a Family by assisting with finding new sources of funding, as well as raising the profile of the charity through creating links with outside agencies.

Assistant Coordinator

30 Jun 2018
Cambridge East of England United Kingdom
An entry-level opportunity for a graduate with demonstrated interest in Private Sector Development and its potential to achieve sustainable poverty alleviation.

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