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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|

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.

“Go for it and work hard” – entrepreneurship roundtable with LSE alumni

In the context of the celebrations marking the German Alumni Association’s 30th Anniversary, LSE Enterprise Germany organised an LSE Alumni Startup Entrepreneur Roundtable on 27 September in Berlin to showcase the talent and diversity of young LSE entrepreneurs, in cooperation with … Continue reading

The importance of failing – advice for entrepreneurs

Guest blogger and LSE alumna Rolake Rosiji explores the importance of failing as an entrepreneur: FAIL, FAIL, FAIL again. Fail better. Since leaving LSE in 2009, I’ve worked in management consulting in London. I’ve had my share of ups and … Continue reading

Entrepreneurial one-to-one appointments

one to one

Need to speak to someone about your entrepreneurial career? Want to find out more about inspiring entrepreneurial events at LSE and beyond? Fancy some initial feedback on your business ideas?

From next week, Generate at LSE Careers is running one-to-one careers consultant appointments for entrepreneurs. Appointments last 20 minutes and run on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 9.30am.

You can book an appointment on CareerHub one week in advance.

We looking forward to seeing you, bright and early, over the next few weeks!

Bon appetit entrepreneurs! London: the new start-up food capital of the world?

Walking down a street in Marylebone, London on Sunday afternoon, I had a bit of a shock. It was a street that I was very familiar with – I’d wandered down it hundreds of times – but it was the … Continue reading

Got an idea you’re keen to develop? Just three days to go until the Generate Funding Competition opens!

Forget the Great British Bake Off. Step away from Strictly. X Factor is so last season!  Yes, in just three sleeps we will be launching the contest of the Year: the LSE Generate Funding Competition. You have only been on campus for half … Continue reading

Hello LSE! My first week as the new entrepreneurship intern

It’s a happy Friday here at LSE Careers. I’m thinking this mostly because the weekend is fast approaching, but also because of the lovely individuals sitting around me. As a new “former student”, I’ve been spending my summer wistfully reflecting on … Continue reading

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

Generate: an audience (part of entrepreneurial masterclass series)

Starts: 5 Nov 2014 3:00 PM

Finishes: 5 Nov 2014 5:00 PM

Venue: KSW.G.01

Remaining places: 50

Masterclasses are step-by-step guides to starting up your own business. This session focuses on brand building and pitch preparation.

Generate: Mentoring session - Retail and Apparel

Starts: 7 Nov 2014 1:00 PM

Finishes: 7 Nov 2014 2:00 PM

Venue: STC.5.86

Weekly one-to-one mentoring drop-ins with expert entrepreneurs in a range of industries. This week's session will focus on Retail and Apparel businesses and will give you the opportunity to ask specific questions about taking your business or social enterprise idea forward.

Generate: Turbocharge Bootcamp 2014 - marketing your business in SE Asia (GEW)

Starts: 15 Nov 2014 9:00 AM

Finishes: 16 Nov 2014 6:00 PM

Venue: Sat - VAR Sun - OLD 3.21

Remaining places: 35

A weekend bootcamp dedicated to branding and marketing your business in Asia.

Generate: think like an entrepreneur (GEW)

Starts: 17 Nov 2014 2:00 PM

Finishes: 17 Nov 2014 5:00 PM

Venue: TBC - please refer back on 13 September

Remaining places: 40

One-off entrepreneurial seminar, run by Andrew Humphries, Serial Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of The Bakery & UKTI Dealmaker, that encourages you to employ an innovative mindset and come up with solutions to real problems that brands encounter.

Generate: set up your own co-operative (GEW)

Starts: 18 Nov 2014 9:00 AM

Finishes: 18 Nov 2014 12:00 PM

Venue: AGWR - Old Building

Remaining places: 40

Come along to this interactive workshop to find out setting up a co-operative business. It could be the perfect way to be your own boss, do something you love, get an equal share of the profit and have a positive social impact.

Generate: all by myself – surviving the entrepreneurial journey (GEW)

Starts: 18 Nov 2014 1:00 PM

Finishes: 18 Nov 2014 2:00 PM

Venue: CLM.5.02

Remaining places: 80

A session about developing your self-management skills for entrepreneurs and PhD students.

Browse and book all events on LSE CareerHub|.

Part-time sales executive

Employer: iwoca

Closing date: 31 Oct 2014

Location: Soho, London Greater London United Kingdom

Award-winning finance startup looking for ambitious students to join our sales team part-time. Great opportunity to build your sales skills and earn up to £20k while competing your education.

Data Scientist at early stage London-based finance start-up

Closing date: 31 Oct 2014

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

Pariti ( is an early stage London-based finance start-up that provide tools, guidance and access to low cost loans to help users out of high-interest debt. Founded by two ex-strategy consultants, we’re currently in the process of raising our first funding round.

Students needed to teach others online via Web Cam

Closing date: 31 Oct 2014

Location: Any (it's over Web Cam) Any United Kingdom

Students needed to tutor other students and non-students over Web Cam.

Earn by sharing course knowledge as well as teaching skills and hobbies.

Set your own availability and tutor from home.

Social Media Editor

Closing date: 31 Oct 2014

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

Social Media Editor

Project Manager

Closing date: 31 Oct 2014

Location: London United Kingdom

Project Manager

Business Development Executive


Closing date: 31 Oct 2014

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

This role involves a mix of research, consultative sales and marketing and project management. We will provide relevant training, opportunities to improve your skills and progress to a management role for the right candidate, all this in a cool working environment.

CMO / Co-founder

Employer: Gaspard Ltd

Closing date: 31 Oct 2014

Location: Shoreditch Greater London United Kingdom

CMO / Co-founder - beauty industry & cosmetic fields

VSO ICS Entrepreneur - Conservation, hospitality and tourism

Employer: VSO

Closing date: 1 Nov 2014

Location: Asia Cambodia

Working alongside volunteers with business and/or entrepreneurial skill, volunteers will collaborate with Cambodian volunteers to contribute to share innovative perspectives, and to generate new opportunities and solutions.

Student Analyst - Operational Research/ Statistics

Closing date: 3 Nov 2014

Location: London and Leeds UK Wide United Kingdom

Our student placements offer the opportunity to gain professional and technical skills whilst working on some of the most interesting and pertinent problems currently facing the country.

Growth Hacker Internship

Employer: TransferWise

Closing date: 4 Nov 2014

Location: London Greater London United Kingdom

We're looking for a talented Growth Intern to join our London office, where you’ll be part of and learn from the best growth team in Europe, working autonomously and collaboratively to originate and execute ideas to help grow our user base.

Browse all opportunites on LSE CareerHub|.

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