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Generate at LSE Careers
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Generate at LSE Careers

Welcome to Generate at LSE Careers

We are committed to inspiring entrepreneurial potential amongst LSE students and alumni. Whether you are looking to start up your own business or interested in joining an organisation that promotes entrepreneurship as one of its core values, we hope that you can make use of this service and move a step closer to finding the entrepreneurial career path that works for you.

Generate consists of an interactive skills development programme| and an exciting series of networking events| which, together, offer a unique platform from which students can learn, market test their ideas, and identify key relationships within their immediate and wider entrepreneurial community.

A message from Professor Craig Calhoun

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Generate events programme

Generate offers an interactive skills development programme and an exciting series of networking events for LSE students. You can read about the types of events we run, view all our forthcoming events and watch recordings of past events on our events page|.

One-to-one entrepreneurship consultations

If you’d like to discuss your entrepreneurial ideas or need advice about starting up or growing your business, we have one-to-one appointments with a careers consultant at 9.30am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings. It may be that we can answer your query straightaway and allow you to move on with your project, or we may refer you to someone that specialises in your business sector. Either way, we encourage you to book an appointment consultation| on CareerHub and come and speak to us.

Generate mentoring programme

Our industry-specific pool of alumni entrepreneurs are available to deal with one-off queries or to work with you over the longer-term to ensure that you have all the resources at your disposal to help you launch and develop a successful start-up.

We will be holding weekly sector-specific mentoring sessions on Friday lunchtimes during term-time covering numerous industries including FinTech, food/beverage, education and social enterprise and you can sign up to these meetings on CareerHub|.

For longer-term mentoring matching please sign up to Get Two It| to browse through our sector experts and to select a mentoring partner for you and your project.

Winners of our funding competitions| will also be set up with a selected mentor as part of their winners package.

Guest blog

Given the impressive pool of talent that LSE has to offer, we would like to offer students and alumni an opportunity to share their thoughts, ideas and ambitions with a wider entrepreneurial community via the Generate blog|.

If you have an entrepreneurial subject that you would like to discuss or perhaps an experience from your entrepreneurial journey you would like to share we would love to hear from you.

Book a room - the innovation workspace

Not all have startups have the luxury of securing an office when they first launch and so finding a suitable place to work on your project can difficult.  The innovation workspace is made up of three rooms here at LSE that can be booked and used for your team strategy sessions, investor meetings or as a place to work on your business plan.

Rooms can be booked by the hour or by the day. Please complete this form| to book.

Useful entrepreneurial articles

As a student, becoming an entrepreneur can seem like a daunting task. Here are some useful articles to help you get started:

Finally, if you are looking for more general entrepreneurial advice, Forbes magazine has collected the advice and tips from 20 business leaders and presented them in this easy-to-read guide.

For more information about entrepreneurial help and support at LSE, visit the Generate at LSE Careers website.

Top tips from entrepreneur and director of Caravan, Miles Kirby

New Zealander Miles Kirby is Caravan’s Chef/Director and Head Roaster. With over 15 years’ experience in the restaurant industry, he began his career in his hometown of Wellington, New Zealand before moving to the Netherlands where he became sous-chef at The News Café in Gronigen. A move to London in 2001 saw Miles take on the role of Head Chef at the […]

Five tips for generating an effective online platform

Online, your business is not just competing with other businesses. You’re up against everything from world news to Candy Crush and cat photos! But with an effective online platform, you can still attract your customers’ attention. Here are some tips shared by Charles Ubaghs, Head of Social Media at Global Radio, at last week’s Generate masterclass: 1. Create great content Great content builds up […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week Twitter competition and Q&A

This week it’s Global Entrepreneurship Week and as well as our main programme of events, appointments and resource-sharing, we’re hosting a Twitter competition and entrepreneurial Q&A! Twitter competition Share your entrepreneurial tips on Twitter using the hashtag #LSEgew for a chance to win a two hour mentoring session with a branding specialist. Tips can be anything related to life as an entrepreneur, […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week at LSE – 17-23 November

It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week next week and with so many student and alumni entrepreneurs at LSE, we have big plans! Join us for our programme of networking, training and mentoring, and make sure you follow LSE Careers and LSE Generate on Twitter as we’ll be sharing lots of useful resources and articles. Here’s what we have planned: Twitter – LSE Careers and LSE Generate […]

Is your business idea in need of expert guidance?

Despair no more - LSE Generate is here to help! If you’ve ever dipped you toe into the bottomless ocean that is the entrepreneurship world, I’m sure you’ve seen or heard about the importance of mentoring and finding that vital link that can help guide you on your journey towards entrepreneurial success. Here at LSE Generate we’ve been working on a […]

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Search the Generate events programme below. You can also read more about the types of events we run and access recordings of past events on our events page|.

Search all our events on LSE CareerHub|.

Digital start-up seeks financially savvy, online content creator

Closing date: 22 Nov 2014

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

Financially savvy, entrepreneurially minded individual wanted to help us create a range of ground-breaking, online education materials focussed on the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams.

Associate - Business Development

Closing date: 24 Nov 2014

Location: London United Kingdom

We are seeking a full-time sales/marketing professional to support our business development activities in London. An understanding of international affairs and the intersection of business and politics is preferable. The chosen candidate will develop new processes to increase veracity's potential

Strategy and development manager

Closing date: 27 Nov 2014

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

Enroll through a very advantagous French contract to take part to an entrepeuneurial project backed by an established Wine company to create a new wine retail concept

Lead Delivery Driver – Food Tech Start-Up – Islington


Closing date: 30 Nov 2014

Location: Islington Greater London United Kingdom

Lead Delivery Driver – Food Tech Start-Up – Islington London’s hottest food tech start-up is looking for a Lead Delivery Driver to help build our London operations.

Global Online Marketing Intern (m/f)

Closing date: 30 Nov 2014

Location: Berlin Germany

As a Global Online Marketing Intern you are in charge of managing and controlling the marketing campaigns across online channels, with a focus on SEM, display, social media, affiliate marketing etc...

Business Development Intern at Kaymu in Paris – 6 months

Closing date: 30 Nov 2014

Location: Paris France

Business Development, Rocket Internet, Kaymu, Africa, e-commerce, retail

Finance executive


Closing date: 30 Nov 2014

Location: London United Kingdom

A young, dynamic start-up, we have grown to a team of 15 enthusiastic entrepreneurs with one unified goal: to become the number one aspirational, healthy snack brand.

FDT Campus Ambassador Program

Closing date: 30 Nov 2014

Location: London United Kingdom

Become an FDT Ambassador, and help us spread the word about our exciting initiatives! We're looking for all-star students to identify, implement, and execute key partnerships with clubs/organizations, events, and venues around their respective university campuses. Join our team today.

Private Equity Intern / Analyst

Closing date: 30 Nov 2014

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

Duet is looking for a full-time intern analyst to join as soon as possible to support the London-based Private Equity team in a wide range of areas ranging from investment appraisals to marketing, legal and administrative tasks. Duet manages more than US$6 Bn of AUM across markets and asset classes.

Polish-speaking Business Development Internship

Employer: iwoca

Closing date: 30 Nov 2014

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

iwoca, a rapidly-growing FinTech startup based in the heart of London, is looking for a Polish-speaking intern to play a key role in their international expansion.

Browse all opportunites on LSE CareerHub|.

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