Careers in teaching and education

Lukas Slothuus – PhD student in Politics, University of Edinburgh

Lukas Slothuus completed the BSc Government at LSE in 2013. He is now studying for a PhD in Politics at University of Edinburgh. I had my heart set on going to university in a big city – LSE was the obvious choice Find out more about Lukas Slothuus and his experiences on his graduate profile page.

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Ines Afonso Ferreira – PhD in International Development, University of East Anglia (UEA)

Ines Afonso Ferreira completed the MSc Political Economy of Late Development at LSE in 2013. She now is studying for a PhD in International Development at University of East Anglia. “LSE was an opportunity to meet people from different countries and to experience life in London in a friendly and supportive environment.” Find out more about Ines Afonso Ferreira and her experiences […]

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Thinking about teaching English abroad?

Teaching abroad can be a great way to expand your horizons, learn new skills and travel. Here are some tips to get started: 1. Research If you plan to move halfway around the world to teach English, research all aspects of your international adventure to make it as successful and rewarding as possible. You can use GoinGlobal to research financial […]

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Insights from a UK student on working abroad

Guest blog by current student Sam Woolston who shares his experience of working abroad in Italy and Cyprus: Teaching English in Italy The first sign that my summer might include working in a foreign country came at the end of Lent Term. I received an email from a Head Teacher of a language school I had previously worked at asking […]

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Katia Vladimirova – PhD fellow, Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate “Globalisation, EU, Multilateralism”

Katia Vladimirova completed the MSc in Global (Economic) History at LSE in 2010. She is now a PhD fellow at Erasmus Mundus, Joint Doctorate “Globalisation, EU, Multilateralism” “When I started at LSE, I thought I wanted to graduate to a ‘normal’ job in finance or consulting, be ambitious and make money. I was certain I wasn’t going to apply for a […]

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LSE graduate shortlisted for Team London volunteering award

We’re delighted to announce that recent LSE graduate Ashish Patel, BSc in Mathematics and Economics 2016, has been shortlisted for a Team London volunteering award for his work with IntoUniversity during his time at the School. Ashish finds out if he wins at a ceremony at City Hall on October 31st. We asked Ashish how he felt and he said, “Being […]

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Travel the world with TEFL

Guest blog by TEFL Org UK: TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) is an incredible opportunity to travel the world whilst earning money in fun-filled, exciting and challenging role. So it’s no wonder that thousands of people in the UK are signing up every year. Taking a TEFL course with give you skills, knowledge and certificate to teach English […]

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Enza Iannopollo – Researcher, Forrester Research

Enza Iannopollo completed the MSc in Regulation at LSE in 2011. She now works as a Researcher for Forrester Research “I really enjoy the research process: looking at new topics, build hypotheses, and then testing and challenging them. It is extremely satisfying reaching the end of the process and realising your thinking was correct and more so when you have improved and changed […]

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Bernado Jurema – Research Associate, Freie Universität Berlin

Bernado Jurema completed the MSc in Comparative Politics at LSE in 2011. He now works as a Research Associate for Freie Universität Berlin “As part of my job, I do a lot of reading, both academic studies and papers, but also keep track of the news. We have to produce papers to present in conferences around the themes of the project.” Find out […]

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Insider tips – teaching languages abroad

Still thinking about what to do this summer? Teaching abroad could be a fantastic way to enhance your communication and project planning skills whilst giving you an opportunity to travel and experience the culture of another country. Gracie Roman is currently studying at LSE and has outlined her experience teaching abroad below. She is studying for an MSc in Gender, […]

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How to write effective application forms

Starts: 9 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 9 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
This seminar covers all aspects of completing structured application forms (with reference to what employers are looking for so you can approach them with confidence.

How to write effective CVs

Starts: 12 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 130
Writing an effective CV is important for success during the recruitment process - attend this seminar to find out how to tailor your CV to the organisation and position to make it stand out. This seminar is aimed at students who don’t have a lot of experience writing a CV.

Volunteering - why, what, how, when?

Starts: 15 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 80
​Come along to this seminar to find out how you can get involved in volunteering during your studies at LSE and find out what opportunities are available.

How to write cover letters

Starts: 15 Jan 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 56
Cover letters are your opportunity to promote yourself and convince employers you are the right person for the job. This seminar will help you understand what employers want from your cover letter and show you how to achieve this.

How to perform well at interviews

Starts: 16 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 70
​This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to review your interview preparation approach, formulate suitable answers, and practice your technique.

Internships, Work Experience & Part Time Work

Starts: 18 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
​An internship, work experience, and part-time work are all excellent ways to stand out in a tough job market and support yourself financially during your studies. Come along to this seminar to find out where to look for opportunities and get top tips on making successful applications.

How to perform well in group exercises

Starts: 18 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 40
This interactive workshop will introduce you to some typical group exercises and offer insights into skills and behaviours employers are looking for.

CVs for Experienced Hires

Starts: 19 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 70
When you have several years professional experience, it can be a challenge to know how best to present it. This seminar will look at different CV formats and techniques for presenting yourself effectively, and is aimed at postgraduates with a number of years professional work experience.

Using LinkedIn in your Job Search

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
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.

Applying for a taught masters

Starts: 25 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
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.

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Personal and Academic Mentor

6 Jul 2018
Brixton United Kingdom
We are looking for enthusiastic female volunteers to mentor girls aged 6-18. The purpose of this role is to provide support and assistance to girls who are enrolled on our PEACH programme and to motivate them to pursue excellence in areas of personal and academic development.

After School / Saturday Club Volunteer

6 Jul 2018
Brixton Greater London United Kingdom
The Baytree Centre is a social inclusion project for women and girls based in Brixton, London. We aim to create supportive pathways towards social inclusion for inner city families. We are looking for enthusiastic female volunteers to help run our after school and Saturday morning clubs.

Online maths tutor

30 Apr 2018
Barbican Greater London United Kingdom
Tutorfair Foundation's On-Demand app provides 1-to-1 tutoring to disadvantaged students from rural and coastal backgrounds in the UK. Help a student in your own time, in the comfort of your own space. Get involved today.

Tutor

28 Dec 2017
Kensington and Chelsea (Nearest Station: South Kensington) Greater London United Kingdom
We are constantly on the lookout for talented tutors to join our team. Our tutors need to be academically brilliant, holding at least an undergraduate degree, and have the ability to inspire our students to perform to the best of their abilities

Associate Manager - Dynamic Education Startup

28 Feb 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Associate Manager with immediate responsibility

Teach English in China with Aston Language Centre (Wuhu)

23 Feb 2018
Wuhu Anhui Province China
An unforgettable and rewarding life experience
We’re looking for amazing ESL teachers to join our language school
Get to see and travel in ‘real China’, not just the big cities.
Receive a competitive salary, great benefits and meet people from every part of the world.

Tutor

31 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Minerva is on the hunt for the future stars of the tutoring world

Fundraising Intern

31 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
The Afghanistan & Central Asian Association (ACAA) is a successful frontline Afghan charity set up in 2001 to promote British values and support the integration of vulnerable refugees, asylum seekers and new arrivals into mainstream British society through a diverse range of services.

Build your Company with Entrepreneur First

31 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Entrepreneur First is where outliers come together.

Ambitious individuals leave places like Google, Goldman Sachs and Stanford to join EF. Why? Because starting a startup is the highest impact thing you can do with your life.

Teaching Assistant

22 Dec 2017
Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets Greater London United Kingdom
Assisting main tutor, maths/English, supporting children 5-16, classroom environment after school. Good maths/English GCSEs, one or two days a week

(Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) references essential 3.45-6pm

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