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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|.

Marketing Project Manager

Employer: BlaBlaCar

Closing date: 28 Feb 2015

Location: London United Kingdom

As a Marketing Project Manager you will be joining the Growth Team in Paris or London (flexible). You’ll be joining a very skilled and motivated team of people, who’s goal it is to accelerate BlaBlaCar's growth. As such, the role requires a sharp, analytical mind and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Intern in financial and corporate communications

Employer: Steele & Holt

Closing date: 28 Feb 2015

Location: Paris France

A fast growing company, STEELE & HOLT is seeking for an intern perfectly bilingual in French and English to support the team specialised in Finance for a period of minimum 6 months.

Community and Digital Marketing Intern

Closing date: 2 Mar 2015

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

If you have a proven experience in managing websites, social media campaigns or online marketing, this role may be just for you. This successful candidate will be managing and providing comprehensive and effective social media initiatives and marketing strategies.

Market Researcher

Employer: Tarrant Capital

Closing date: 2 Mar 2015

Location: London United Kingdom

Venture Capital Backed Financial Services Start Up - Market Research

Business Development Intern

Closing date: 5 Mar 2015

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

Interested in helping to launch the next big startup here in London? We are Rocket Internet, one of Europe's largest startup incubators, now looking for a dedicated, hands-on individual to build up operations of our newest venture.

Marketing Intern

Closing date: 5 Mar 2015

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

Interested in helping to launch the next big startup here in London? We are Rocket Internet, one of Europe's largest startup incubators, now looking for a dedicated, hands-on individual to build the marketing department and team within our newest venture.

Beauty venture internship

Employer: Rocket Internet

Closing date: 11 Mar 2015

Location: London United Kingdom

Business development interns will help build the Beauty venture from a startup to a market leading company, and implement functions such as sales, online marketing, product development, and operations.

Data analyst


Closing date: 12 Mar 2015

Location: Kings Cross London United Kingdom

PROPERCORN is seeking a data wizard to take our sales and management reporting to the next level. This person will be responsible for ensuring we always have the best sales statistics, knowledge of the market and insights into our business.

Graduate Fast Track Leadership Scheme

Employer: The Hut Group

Closing date: 13 Mar 2015

Location: Northwich North West England United Kingdom

Our Graduate Leadership Scheme is strongly geared toward creating commercial leaders able to execute business strategy and drive the continued expansion of the Group into International growth markets: Scandinavia, Euro Zone, Asia, Eastern Europe

Intern Program

Employer: Swoon Editions

Closing date: 15 Mar 2015

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

Join at the ground level of a fast-paced, successful VC-backed startup at the most exciting time of its growth!

Browse all opportunites on LSE CareerHub|.

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