International development careers

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 […]


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 as the Charity Apprentice Manager. Here she explains about 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 […]


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 […]


Sangeeta Goswami – Advocacy and Communications Officer, Human Security Collective

Sangeeta Goswami completed the MSc Social Policy and Planning at LSE in 2013. She now works as a Advocacy and Communications Officer at Human Security Collective. “Good listening skills are paramount, along with a certain level of humility” Find out more about Sangeeta Goswami and her experiences on her graduate profile page.


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Generate - The Fabric of Your Business (Accounting and Tax Mentoring)

Starts: 22 Mar 2018 12:30 PM
Finishes: 22 Mar 2018 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 25
Spend your lunchtime chatting to one of our alumni finance experts, Yogesh Patel, and ask him any finance-related questions regarding accounting and tax.

UK-CHINA High Level Talent Fair

Starts: 28 Apr 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 28 Apr 2018 5:00 PM
We are glad to invite LSE students come to the fair and find a job for themselves. It is free of charge for the entrance.

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.

NOW IN SUMMER TERM DATE TBC - Generate: Women in Enterprise Festival

Starts: 10 Jul 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 10 Jul 2018 9:00 PM
Remaining places: 124
Generate is organising its first ever women in enterprise festival, coinciding with International Women's Day 2018! Come join us as we hold all manner of panels on entrepreneurship, all with successful female entrepreneurs.

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Assistant Consultant

10 Apr 2018
New Delhi India
We are seeking talented individuals to join our team at Assistant Consultant level. If you are passionate about working in development and public policy, at the start of your career and / or have some years of relevant work experience in India or internationally these roles are appropriate for you.

Program Associate

1 Jun 2018
Rubengera, Kakamega, Kabwe, Iringa Rubengera Rwanda
One Acre Fund is growing quickly, and we plan to at least quadruple our farmer impact in the next five years. Program Associates play a major role in driving growth and ensuring that this growth is stable and systematic – while also adding major innovations and improvements to our program quality.

International Cooperation Specialist

17 Apr 2018
Warsaw Poland
We are looking for four International Cooperation Specialists for our International and European Cooperation Unit, which facilitates and develops cooperation with international bodies such as EU Agencies and Institutions, International Organisations and Non-EU Countries.

Internship opportunities

2 Apr 2018
Moscow Russian Federation
We welcome you to become a part of our rapidly growing start-up company in the very heart of Russia, small enough for you to make a real impact. We are an international group of bright talents and as the business grows, we need to reinforce our team and invite you to join us.

Policy Intern

1 Apr 2018
London United Kingdom
ONE is seeking an outstanding Policy Intern to provide research, data analysis, and advocacy support to the Global Policy team.

Research Fellow

9 Apr 2018
Westminster Greater London United Kingdom

Dementia Befriending

1 Mar 2019
London Borough of Camden Greater London United Kingdom
Befriending people who live in Camden borough who have dementia or memory loss and providing social contact and a link with the local community.

2018-2000 Internship Environmental Affairs and Corporate Citizenship

15 May 2018
Brussels Belgium
TOYOTA is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers and a leading global
corporation. Founded in 1937, Toyota now sells vehicles in 170 countries and
employs over 300.000 people.

Research Intern

3 Apr 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
This is an exciting entry-level role for someone who is passionate about human rights issues and looking to gain exposure into the international development sector.

Admin and Communications Intern

3 Apr 2018
Greater London United Kingdom
The Gender and Development Network is currently advertising for an Admin and Communications Intern to support our secretariat. The role is suitable for someone with a passion for international development and women’s rights with an interest in administrative and communications work.

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