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Guest blog from Nathan Prakash Paterson, who graduated with a BSc Economic History with Economics degree in 2014 from the London School of Economics. During his time at university he completed the Civil Service Summer Diversity Internship Programme (SDIP) before spending time overseas with an NGO in Kenya and the graduate management consulting programme of a multinational firm. He then […]

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Jay Stoll – Senior Parliamentary Assistant, UK Parliament

Jay Stoll completed the BSc International Relations and History at LSE in 2013. He now works as a Senior Parliamentary Assistant at UK Parliament “Make sure you use your time at LSE to build your skill set for life beyond the library.” Find out more about Jay Stoll and his experiences on his graduate profile page.

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Dustin R. Daniels – Chief of Staff, City of Tallahassee Mayor Office

Dustin R. Daniels completed the MSc in Development Management at LSE in 2013. He now works as a Chief of Staff at the Office of the Mayor in City of Tallahassee “The opportunity to build relationships with some of the most accomplished students from around the world was truly edifying.” Find out more about Dustin R. Daniels and his experiences on his […]

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Mary-Jay East – Senior Parliamentary Adviser, Policy Research Unit

Mary-Jay East graduated from LSE in 2011 with a masters in global politics. She now works as a Senior Parliamentary Adviser for the Conservative Party. “LSE definitely gave me the exposure to the gold standard of research and ideas about politics and international relations that is sought after in both academia and business.” Read more about Mary-Jay by viewing her […]

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Austin Vevurka – Communications Director, U.S. House of Representatives

Austin Vevurka completed the MSc in Political Theory at LSE in 2010. He now works as the Communications Director at the U.S. House of Representatives “I chose this job because I believe in the importance of public service. I feel that I have a responsibility to help those who are less well off. I am passionate about politics and public service and feel […]

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Ashley Kelmore – Response Planning Manager, Public Health Seattle & King County

Ashley Kelmore completed the MSc in Philosophy and Public Policy at LSE in 2010. She now works as a Response Planning Manager for Public Health Seattle & King County “My day to day work is pretty interesting. I write emergency response plans, which help guide our actions in a disaster. I work a lot with city emergency managers within the County […]

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Paloma Correa – Social Policy Analyst, Social Development Ministry

Paloma Correa completed the MSc in Human Rights at LSE in 2010. She now works as a Social Policy Analyst for Social Development Ministry “This job represents an opportunity to analyse and implement social policies in my country. Living in Brasília, where all political decisions in Brazil are taken, has also been a rich experience! Our tasks are directly related to […]

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Insider tips – working in economics and statistics

Guest blog by LSE alumna Tanya Flower, Assistant Economist in the Office for National Statistics (ONS): Standing out from the crowd through experience in unusual places I graduated in July 2013 with an undergraduate degree in Maths and Economics from LSE. During university, I did several small work experience placements and shadowing to get experience, because these days it’s quite […]

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Insider tips – working in a think tank

Guest blog by Rory Kinane who works at international affairs think tank Chatham House: Think tanks are a strange type of institution that often defy simple categorisation. They sit somewhere between the apex of academia, policy making and media-commentary. At their best they can be agenda setting institutions that sit at the front of global policy debates and offer fantastic […]

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Social Entrepreneurship 360 Conference

Starts: 23 Nov 2017 9:15 AM
Finishes: 23 Nov 2017 3:45 PM
LSE Generate, the Latin America and Caribbean Centre, and the Innovation Co-creation Lab are proud to present the Social Entrepreneurship 360 Conference. The event will host a select group of successful social entrepreneurs providing insight into their personal experiences with social enterprise.

Meet an Alum - financial regulation/legal

Starts: 23 Nov 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 23 Nov 2017 7:45 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

Doughnut Economics: seven ways to think like a 21st century economist

Starts: 23 Nov 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 23 Nov 2017 8:00 PM
The Department of International Development is proud to be hosting Kate Raworth, author of Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist.

Generate: Social Enterprise Fair

Starts: 24 Nov 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Nov 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 17
An opportunity to showcase your social enterprise project at our first ever Generate Social Enterprise fair

Cutting Edge Issues in Development: Land, law, development: Lessons from the recent global land rush

Starts: 24 Nov 2017 4:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Nov 2017 6:00 PM
Lorenzo Cotula is Research Professor at the International Institute for Environment and Development (iied) and is an expert in law and development.

This event is part of the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice series.

Mock assessment centre

Starts: 30 Nov 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Nov 2017 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 40
​Assessment centres are a critical part of the recruitment process for many employers. This workshop is structured to simulate parts of a typical assessment day and will provide an overview of the types of tasks involved.

Meet an Alum - environment economics consulting

Starts: 30 Nov 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 30 Nov 2017 7:45 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

Cutting Edge Issues in Development: New thinking on monitoring, evaluation & learning

Starts: 1 Dec 2017 4:00 PM
Finishes: 1 Dec 2017 6:00 PM
Claire Hutchings is Head of Programme Quality for Oxfam GB.

This event is part of the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice series.

Cutting Edge Issues in Development: The Future of Aid

Starts: 8 Dec 2017 4:00 PM
Finishes: 8 Dec 2017 6:00 PM
Stefan Dercon is Professor of Economic Policy at Oxford University and Chief Economist for DfID.

This event is part of the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice series.

LSE Careers European Internships Fair 2018

Starts: 23 Mar 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 23 Mar 2018 1:00 PM
This annual careers fair in Brussels is for students interested in opportunities with multi-national and local organisations.

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Research Fellow

11 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Job title: Research Fellow
Recruiter: European Leadership Network (ELN)
Closing date: Monday 11th December 2017
Salary range: £28,000 – £35,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience
Preferred start date: January 2018
Location: Central London
Duration: Full time contract

Gender Team Coordinator

1 Dec 2017
Soho Greater London United Kingdom
We have an exciting new Team Coordinator role in Girl Effect's Gender Team supporting the scaling up of the Girl's Connect brand. This is perfect if you are super organised, have great administrative skills and have an interest in Gender.

Program Manager, Economic Inclusion

29 Nov 2017
Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam Tanzania
Aga Khan Foundation Tanzania's Program Manager for Economic Inclusion thematic portfolio is based in Dar es Salaam, working on market systems development projects and innovative mobile money based initiatives that AKF facilitates through private sector partnerships.

Investor and Treasury Services Summer Internship

31 Mar 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Royal Bank of Canada is one of the highest rated and trusted banks globally, with a prudent approach to risk management and a high quality liquid balance sheet. We have a significant presence in Europe, which provides us with the strength needed to fully support clients and employees in the region.

Graduate Analyst

11 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
If you care about how economics can change the world - join our team!

Internship European Policy at Ramboll Management Consulting

3 Dec 2017
Brussels Belgium
You will be part of our European Policy team where we work on projects such as:
• Evaluations of EU Commission programmes, projects and legislation
• Studies on topical issues (in preparation for new European initiatives)
• Impact Assessments of new Commission initiatives

Society of Conservative Lawyers Lyell Scholarship

1 Dec 2017
Remotely with some travel to London United Kingdom
The Society of Conservative Lawyers is offering a scholarship of £4,800.

The Scholarship will be awarded to a candidate with a real interest in both law and policy and who wants to engage with legal issues arising from the decision to leave the EU.

Generalist and Policy Graduate

7 Jan 2018
London, Edinburgh Greater London United Kingdom
Ofcom is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries. We regulate the TV, radio, fixed-line telecoms, mobile telecoms and postal sectors, plus the radio spectrum over which wireless devices operate.

Platform Designer

20 Dec 2017
Greater London United Kingdom
Apolitical is looking for a designer to launch the company product to the next stage.

Apolitical is a global platform for public servants, publishing articles about how to tackle the biggest social problems of our time and connecting the people who’re working on them.

Reporter

20 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Apolitical is looking for a reporter to write about some of the most interesting ideas in the world.

Apolitical is a global platform for public servants, publishing articles about how to tackle the biggest social problems of our time and connecting the people who’re working on them.

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