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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.

The LSE funding competition

In Michaelmas and Lent Terms Generate at LSE Careers runs a funding competition. Open to all students and alumni within two years of graduation, the competition gives you the opportunity to win up to £10,000 towards an entrepreneurial venture. 

In Summer Term, the winners of each competition will be invited to take part in the LSE Entrepreneur and LSE Social Entrepreneur of the Year competitions when overall winners of each category are chosen and awarded additional funding. 

For more information on this please visit the funding competition page.

Mentoring

We provide access to a network of mentors with diverse experience of entrepreneurship that are willing to give their time and expertise to support our students' endeavours. We have also partnered with Gettwoit, a business set up by an LSE alumnus to facilitate this process.

You can also book a one–to–one appointment with Generate's careers consultant, on Wednesday mornings to discuss any entrepreneurial queries you might have.

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

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 here at LSE - the Kingsway building (room 4.03), can be booked and used for your team strategy sessions, investor meetings or as a place to work on your business plan.

The room can be booked by the hour. Please complete this form to request the room.

Could you have what it takes to become a social entrepreneur?

As we’re all aware, our world is a dynamic place. It’s constantly a-changing, becoming ever-more fast-paced and complex by the day. This will come as no surprise to LSE students from every discipline. After all, our university is dedicated to the study of social and political science – sciences which investigate how and why socio-economic realities have changed over time. The […]

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Presenting with confidence – how to pitch

Pitching and presenting successfully involves using a blend of techniques, including applied improvisation and learning practical ways to improve our confidence. Here are a few valuable tips to help you be pitch perfect: Tip #1: Don’t rush into speaking Make sure you are well-positioned and standing (or sitting) still before speaking. It’s easy to start speaking before you are stationary and […]

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Get involved in Tata’s social internship scheme

The Tata Social Internship Scheme is a unique partnership between Tata and four leading universities (LSE, the University of Cambridge, UC Berkeley and UC Davis) and is managed and administered by LSE Careers and India Observatory. Scheme The primary objective of the Tata social internship scheme is to give students the opportunity to work on social entrepreneurship, environmental development and corporate […]

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From Thesis to ‘brilliantly organic’ – launcing FLO by Tara Chandra, an LSE alum

Tara Chandra grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area of California and received her BA in Economics from Columbia University in New York. She finished university early to move to Los Angeles for her music career and soon signed to European and Asian indie labels. After three years of touring and some career highlights, Tara moved to London to continue […]

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Could you be the winner of the next LSE Generate funding comp? There’s only one way to find out!

Not to panic you at all, but you have just TWO MORE DAYS until the Lent Term Generate funding competition closes. We’ve had some great entries so far and are eager to see a few more before the deadline on Sunday (29 January) night. Whether your business idea focuses on fashion, technology, education, finance or development we would love to receive […]

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Generate: Social enterprise breakfast epiphanies

Starts: 1 Mar 2017 8:30 AM
Finishes: 1 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Remaining places: 40
​Breakfast epiphanies are meetings where students can hear from inspirational social entrepreneurs talk about their impactful and innovative career paths over croissants and coffee.

Generate: LT funding competition pitching final

Starts: 17 Mar 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 17 Mar 2017 6:00 PM
Remaining places: 69
Observe a series of startup pitches and support LSE entrepreneurs as they compete for funding. Open to all students, this unique opportunity will enable you to learn about emerging LSE startups and watch as a panel of entrepreneurial experts and investors pose business-related questions.

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

Social Intrapreneurship Research Assistant

10 Mar 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
One Young World and The Circle of Young Intrapreneurs are seeking a self-motivated and personable research assistant to contribute to the production of a new guide to social intrapreneurship.

Programme Director - Youth

1 Mar 2017
Shoreditch Greater London United Kingdom
Kitchenette is looking for a bright, and capable candidate to head up our new street food youth programme. This is a great opportunity to be one of the founders of an ambitious social enterprise and to work directly with disadvantaged young people and help them into food entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneur in Residence

6 Mar 2017
Hamburg Germany
As part of the Truventuro team you will work closely with the top management of our portfolio companies, help them improve their business and take ownership in developing new business ideas with us.

Business Developer

5 Mar 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
We’re looking for outstanding people who are energetic, determined, and brilliant at selling to join our Business Development team in London. As an early member of the London team you’ll help us grow by acquiring and building relationships with tomorrow's top clients in the UK and beyond.

Investment Banking Fintech Internship

30 Apr 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Great opportunity to intern with one of the fastest growing fintech startups specifically serving investment banks. Interested in both finance and fintech? Join us to experience both sectors in one job.

Global Programmes Manager

18 Mar 2017
London / Hong Kong / Others Greater London United Kingdom
Lensational is now offering exciting opportunities for people to merge business innovation and artistic creativity in the women's empowerment and social enterprise space. You will be an integral part of an entrepreneurial, global team, working as the Global Programmes Manager based in London.

Entrepreneur in Residence

28 Feb 2017
China
Develop your entrepreneurial skills in one of the most dynamic markets in the world. Work in a supportive environment in Shanghai.

Senior Venture Developer (m/f)

28 Mar 2017
Hamburg Germany
As part of the Truventuro team you will work closely with the top management of our portfolio companies, help them improve their business and take ownership in developing new business ideas with us.

London Sales Adventurer

6 Mar 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
We’re looking for someone to join our small sales team in London, helping to build distribution and love amongst our independent customers.

Programme Officer

24 Feb 2017
Flexible Globally United Kingdom
Join an exciting, growing global education charity in an entrepreneurial role!

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