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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.

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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.

Mindfulness and resilience in entrepreneurship

Struggling to find calm as you develop your entrepreneurial ideas? Fortunately, we have this guest blog from organisational psychologist consultant Dana Zelicha about mindfulness and resilience: Starting a new company is one of the most turbulent phases in the life of entrepreneurs, considering that only 50% of startups survive their first five years. We still have an incomplete understanding of why some startups survive and why some entrepreneurs are […]

Life working at a startup

This guest blog has been written by Sarah Bourke, who works at carwow, a comparison site for new cars based in London: Carwow is a young startup going through a period of rapid growth. It has expanded from seven employees when I began six months ago, to 17 today. We’ve created an online platform through which you can compare great […]

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 […]

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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These are our forthcoming Generate events. You can search below or view all our events on CareerHub.

Read more about the types of events we run and access recordings of past events on our events page|.

UK Business Developer

Closing date: 19 Dec 2014

Location: London United Kingdom

Macrobond is a fast-growing information services company with offices in Sweden, the US, Poland and Hong Kong. We are currently expanding our UK sales team with the addition of a business developer/ account manager to cater to a strong demand for its research solutions in the UK.

Specialist Advisory firm to Growth Companies and Private Equity Investors

Employer: Advisme Limited

Closing date: 23 Dec 2014

Location: London United Kingdom

Entry position within an entrepreneurial and fast growing structure, working directly alongside CEOs of growth companies and leading Private Equity investors in the TMT space.

Cyclist/Prep Chef

Employer: Karma Cans

Closing date: 24 Dec 2014

Location: Central London Greater London United Kingdom

Karma Cans is a young exciting start-up who are looking for some great new people to join us and help us expand. We deliver lunches to offices around the centre of London each day and we need a cyclist who wouldn't mind getting involved in the kitchen.

UK Support Representative

Employer: ClickTime

Closing date: 26 Dec 2014

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

ClickTime is hiring a UK Support Representative in London. This person will have the opportunity to craft a brand new role and create an outsized impact at a well-established tech company headquartered in San Francisco.

Python Developer

Employer: MacroDigest

Closing date: 31 Dec 2014

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

We are seeking an entrepreneurially-minded developer with experience in Python. The role would entail upgrading a website/algorithm which aggregates content from around the web. This is a remote work position so you can be based anywhere in the world.

Business Development Internships, London – 2014

Employer: PingTune

Closing date: 31 Dec 2014

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

Business development internships at the next billion dollar business in London.

Editorial Content and Quality Manager

Closing date: 31 Dec 2014

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

The Editorial Content and Quality Manager, through liaison with international content partners, will have a significant impact on client satisfaction - the CEO sees this as a critical hire that will shape the business as it internationalises.

Where business meets civil society | A 15 day volunteering opportunity

Closing date: 31 Dec 2014

Location: London United Kingdom

Flexible 15 day voluntary position working in a social enterprise that identifies and supports responsible businesses

Employer Branding Manager - Berlin

Employer: Hitfox Group

Closing date: 31 Dec 2014

Location: Berlin Germany

HitFox Group is a platform for entrepreneurship committed to grow meaningful technology companies in the fields of Advertising, Big Data and FinTech on a global scale.

Internship - Operations

Employer: Kuazoo Sdn Bhd

Closing date: 31 Dec 2014

Location: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people that are keen on working in the exciting world of startups to get valuable entrepreneurship experience as well as the ability to take on lead responsibilities from the first day.

Browse all opportunites on LSE CareerHub|.

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