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Booking is open for our European Internships Fair in Brussels!

What is the LSE Careers European Internships Fair? Our annual careers fair in Brussels, run in collaboration with Sciences Po in Paris and the College of Europe in Bruges, is a must for any students interested in working in public affairs and policy within the European Institutions and associated organisations. This year the fair is taking place on Friday 23 March and, […]

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Students with disabilities – apply to attend Access to Employment 2018

As Careers Consultant for disabled students I often get asked questions about whether employers will view a candidate negatively if they disclose a disability. Understandably there may be concerns about a lack of understanding or an unwillingness to make adjustments and, more often than not, you may not know the support you’re entitled to or how to handle situations such […]

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From LSE to the Fast Stream

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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LSE #CharityTuesday: Inter Cultural Youth Exchange UK

Starts: 23 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Come and meet the Inter Cultural Youth Exchange UK outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

Using LinkedIn in your Job Search

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 72
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.

Skills Seminar: Video Interviews - How to succeed

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 51
Experienced recruiters from Accenture will guide you through the video interview process. Why do employers use them and what do they look for? How can you best prepare? Accenture will also give you lots of great hints and tips to help you succeed.

Skills seminar: Navigating a Cyber crisis - how do businesses stay resilient?

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 62
In the event of a cyber crisis, businesses need to know how to respond. More importantly, they need to know how to prepare. Join Brunswick Group for this interactive session exploring how businesses manage these types of crises.

CodeFirst: Girls - free advanced coding course for female students

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 6:30 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 8:30 PM
CodeFirst: Girls and Generate at LSE Careers are offering a free, part-time coding course at the LSE for female students who want to be part of the digital revolution.

Applying for a taught masters

Starts: 25 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 113
For students who are in the early stages of applying for a taught master's, this seminar will help you understand the principles behind a successful master's application and key points you should consider before applying.

One-off volunteering- Bucket collectors for St Joseph's Hospice

Starts: 29 Jan 2018 7:00 AM
Finishes: 29 Jan 2018 7:00 PM
Join St Joseph's Hospice for some fundraising! Give just two hours at one of our bucket collections that will help them fund care and support for people affected by serious illness.

How to approach speculative applications

Starts: 29 Jan 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 60
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.

IDEP: Spotlight on Modern Slavery in a Development Context

Starts: 29 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Jan 2018 6:00 PM
Remaining places: 29
There is widespread recognition across the globe that the elimination of Modern Slavery is one of the great human rights issues of our time.

Join John Cox from the UK’s Department of International Development for his perspectives on the challenges and the work that is being done.

Generate: Social Enterprise Case Studies

Starts: 31 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 60
Generate's Lent Term programme concentrates on social enterprise and social innovation. Throughout the term, we're hosting a number of speakers from organisations and ventures focused on social impact to help educate students.

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Operational Data Analyst

11 Feb 2018
Newport Wales United Kingdom
The Office for National Statistics (ONS)is responsible for producing the UK's most important economic statistics. For example, Gross Domestic Product, Public Sector Finances and Balance of Payments.

Head of Research and Policy

1 Mar 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
  • To develop and lead a coherent and coordinated policy and research programme.
  • To establish, promote and maintain relationships with NNWE’s key audiences including politicians, policy makers and other external agencies.
  • To manage the day to day operations of NNWE.

Freelance Junior Researcher and Analyst

24 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Two experienced social purpose and issues management consultants are looking for a freelancer to join their team. This is an opportunity for an ambitious self-starter passionate about social change and policy to work alongside us on a number of exciting projects and to learn from two of the best.

Research Assistant, Russia and Eurasia Studies Centre

1 Aug 2018
Westminster Greater London United Kingdom
Research

Research Assistant, Global Britain Programme

1 Aug 2018
Westminster Greater London United Kingdom
Research

Research Assistant, Centre for the Response to Radicalisation and Terrorism

1 Aug 2018
Westminster Greater London United Kingdom
Research

Research Assistant, Centre for the New Middle East

1 Aug 2018
Westminster Greater London United Kingdom
  • Research

Research Assistant, Asia Studies Centre

1 Aug 2018
Westminster Greater London United Kingdom
  • Government
  • Policy
  • Research
  • Asia
  • China
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • International relations
  • Foreign Policy

Delegate Sales Executive

28 Feb 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
This is an entry level role, working across our portfolio of events. You will be responsible for securing delegate places from new and existing clients. Our events are held in key locations worldwide, so you will be selling across international markets.

Research Assistant, Student Rights

31 Jan 2018
Westminster Greater London United Kingdom
Research

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