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LSE Careers is here to help guide you through the careers maze with a comprehensive range of careers and employment services.
We offer careers events, a vacancy board, one-to-one appointments and practice interviews, advice about further study, support if you'd like to set up your own business, and numerous online resources.

How to balance your studies with your career plan

Balancing life in modern day London can be a challenge at the best of times. Living in a city that’s constantly in a state of hustle and bustle, with so much to do and so much time needed to do it, things can become a little overwhelming. On top of that all of you have your LSE studies to manage […]


Looking for paid work experience in the charity/non-profit sector this summer?

Are you looking for interesting work experience in the charity/non-profit sector? Are you available to start an internship this summer? If yes then you might want to consider exploring some of the fantastic opportunities we have sourced for LSE students through partnering with Santander Universities funding scheme. How does it work? LSE Careers has established a partnership with Santander Universities […]


5 ways to get work experience this summer

It’s not too late to get some useful work experience this summer and contrary to popular belief it doesn’t have to be in the form of an internship. Here are five ways you can do it: 1. Get a holiday job There are plenty of organisations that require staff for the summer – positions range from teaching English overseas, working […]


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Below are our forthcoming careers events. Find out more about the types of careers events we run or browse all our events on CareerHub.

Roland Berger - "Case Study Challenge" in Bucharest

Starts: 6 May 2016 6:00 PM
Finishes: 7 May 2016 6:00 PM
Venue: Bucharest
Roland Berger Romania organizes its 10th Case Study Challenge event, for fluent speakers of Romanian and Bulgarian, studying in Romania / Bulgaria or abroad.

The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn - University Advocacy Day

Starts: 7 May 2016 11:00 AM
Finishes: 7 May 2016 7:00 PM
Venue: Gray’s Inn
This is a unique opportunity for students who want to become barristers

Spit Kit Social: one-off volunteering with Anthony Nolan

Starts: 10 May 2016 4:00 PM
Finishes: 10 May 2016 7:00 PM
Venue: 2 Heathgate Pl, Hampstead, London, NW3 2NU
Remaining places: 13
Volunteer for Anthony Nolan at their Spit Kit Social and help pack saliva kits to send to lifesaving donors.

CVs and cover letters for PhD students

Starts: 11 May 2016 10:00 AM
Finishes: 11 May 2016 11:00 AM
Venue: PhD Academy, 4th Floor Lionel Robbins Building
Remaining places: 28
We will consider how PhD students and researchers can construct strong applications for jobs in and outside academia, including guidance on employers’ expectations of applications and how you can present yourself successfully.

McKinsey & Company - "Next Generation" women's event

Starts: 12 May 2016
Finishes: 14 May 2016 11:59 PM
Venue: External venue (delegates to be told on confirmation)
McKinsey & Company will be hosting their Next Generation Women Leaders event in Paris in May 2016.

Get fit - Give back: one-off volunteering with GoodGym

Starts: 18 May 2016 5:30 PM
Finishes: 18 May 2016 8:00 PM
Venue: Start and finish at Westminster University, 309 Regents Street, London Westminster University, 309 Regents Street, London W1B 2HW. Meet at LSE beforehand (see main description for more details).
Remaining places: 7
Come and join GoodGym for a run and physical task helping communities in Westminster.

E.ON Inhouse Consulting - ECON CaseMatch – Invitation for students

Starts: 19 May 2016 9:00 AM
Finishes: 20 May 2016 6:00 PM
Venue: E.ON SE, Brüsseler Platz 1, 45131, Essen, Germany
Are you looking into pursuing a career in consulting? Do you have a passion for the energy industry? Are you a Master, MBA, or PhD student from a top European University or Business School?

Amazon - Women in the driving seat

Starts: 20 May 2016 10:00 AM
Finishes: 20 May 2016 6:00 PM
Venue: Amazon Distribution Centre Boundary Way HP2 7LF Hemel Hempstead United Kingdom
The Amazon Talent Program team is organizing a fantastic event for students and alumni of Top MBA and Master`s schools. The event represents a unique opportunity for students to access the Amazon Operations/Customer Service world, and engage with successful Leaders with international experience.

Night of the 10,000m PBs Olympic Qualification event: one-off volunteering

Starts: 21 May 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 21 May 2016 9:00 PM
Venue: Camden
Camden Council are looking for volunteers to help them welcome and guide visitors at an Olympic qualification event in Camden.

Career development for PhD students and research staff - what next?

Starts: 23 May 2016 12:30 PM
Finishes: 23 May 2016 1:30 PM
Venue: PhD Academy, 4th Floor Lionel Robbins Building
Remaining places: 33
Are you thinking about different career options and/or are unsure about which career path to take? The interactive seminar will help you to review your strengths and values, assess the options open to you, and plan some next steps.

Women in Finance Event - Bloomberg

Starts: 31 May 2016 4:30 PM
Finishes: 31 May 2016 8:00 PM
Venue: Bloomberg London Office 39-45 Finsbury Square
We are delighted to invite you to join us for our Women in Finance event at the Bloomberg EMEA Headquarters in London!

Careers beyond the PhD - alumni panel event (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 1 Jun 2016 5:00 PM
Finishes: 1 Jun 2016 7:00 PM
Venue: PhD Academy, 4th Floor Lionel Robbins Building
Remaining places: 30
Hear from LSE PhD graduates now working outside academia to learn more about how you can use your research skills in a range of careers. The first half of the event will be dedicated to hearing from speakers, and in the second half you can network with graduates and other participants.

Using LinkedIn in your job search

Starts: 6 Jun 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Jun 2016 2:00 PM
Venue: 32L.LG18
Remaining places: 40
This seminar will cover building an effective LinkedIn profile to maximise your job search, with tips on what to include in each section, how to increase your visibility, and techniques to develop your professional networks. It is most suitable for students with a basic understanding of LinkedIn.

What to do with your summer if you don't have an internship

Starts: 7 Jun 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Jun 2016 2:00 PM
Venue: 32L.LG.04 
Remaining places: 50
The summer is the perfect time to do something that will enhance your CV and employability. Attend this seminar to learn about alternatives to internships and how you can go about finding these opportunities, as well as other strategies to enhance your profile.

How to make the most of your summer role/first job

Starts: 9 Jun 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2016 2:00 PM
Venue: 32L.LG.04  
Remaining places: 50
Congratulations, you’re starting a new role this summer! This seminar will give you practical strategies to make a positive professional impression and be a successful intern/employee.

How to decide on a career

Starts: 10 Jun 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 10 Jun 2016 3:00 PM
Venue: OLD.3.28 
Remaining places: 30
This seminar is designed specifically to meet the needs of students who are unsure what they want to do. We will be looking at a range of careers issues from understanding your own skills and abilities to effective career research and job search strategy.

Thinking of doing a PhD?

Starts: 13 Jun 2016 10:30 AM
Finishes: 13 Jun 2016 11:30 AM
Venue: LRB.R4.02
Remaining places: 40
This seminar is for anyone considering doing a PhD. It considers why, where and when to do a PhD and also how to approach the application process.

Applying for jobs outside academia (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 13 Jun 2016 12:30 PM
Finishes: 13 Jun 2016 1:30 PM
Venue: PhD Academy, 4th Floor Lionel Robbins Building
Remaining places: 34
This seminar for PhD students and research staff is an introduction to interviews and other selection processes outside academia and will help you learn how to prepare and what to expect.

How to make the most of overseas volunteering

Starts: 13 Jun 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Jun 2016 2:00 PM
Venue: TBC - please check back here nearer the time
Remaining places: 20
Are you volunteering overseas this summer and want to make sure you fully prepared? Join the LSE Volunteer Coordinator at this seminar to discuss the steps you can take to ensure you have a successful trip.

Aspire Sports Quiz Dinner - one off volunteering

Starts: 13 Jun 2016 4:30 PM
Finishes: 13 Jun 2016 11:59 PM
Venue: Tower of London
This is an exciting one-off volunteering opportunity to help out at a fundraising event in aid of a spinal injury charity called Aspire. The event is taking place in the moat at the iconic Tower of London on Monday 13th June.

Search all our events on CareerHub

This is a selection of full time and part time jobs, volunteering opportunities and internships currently being advertised on LSE CareerHub. To search all the opportunities we are advertising please log in to LSE CareerHub.

Creative Writer

Application closing date: 31 Aug 2016
Location: City of London England United Kingdom
Due to growth, we are looking for a new CREATIVE WRITER for an already vibrant and energetic team. The successful candidate will be able to use the written word to express ideas or tell a story.

Research Associate/ Area Researcher - Marketing Area

Application closing date: 30 May 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom
The Marketing Area at INSEAD is looking for a full time Research Associate (Area Researcher) to work closely alongside its faculty in a work environment that is informal and exciting.

Compliance Coordinator

Application closing date: 20 May 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom
This is a unique opportunity to fast-track your career and work in a rapidly expanding company with a meritocratic, start-up culture. Personal integrity and the unrelenting pursuit of excellence are central to everything we do.

Technology Internships

Application closing date: 16 May 2016
Location: City of London, City of Edinburgh England United Kingdom
If you are as passionate about technology as we are, and have the potential to make things better for our customers, we would love for you to join us this Summer to find out more.

Research Officer – Water Policy Programme

Application closing date: 18 May 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom

Research Officer – Water Policy Programme

New Business and Marketing Assistant

Application closing date: 4 Aug 2016
Location: England United Kingdom
We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic individual with a genuine passion for delivering work with the closest attention to detail, who has a thirst for learning, great written and oral communication skills and raw talent.

Entrepreneurial Internship

Application closing date: 10 Jun 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom
A varied internship working within a fashion-tech startup. You will project manage a crowd funding campaign from start to finish with a performance related bonus for successful completion.

Program Associate

Application closing date: 4 Jun 2016
Location: Kenya
Exceptional professional with 2-5 years of work experience to serve in a position that combines both field and management experience.

Shipping Consultants

Application closing date: 31 May 2016
Location: Athens Greece
Shipping Consultants

Product Management Intern (Leather Goods and Accessories)

Application closing date: 20 May 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom
We are looking for a Product Management intern at our Kensington Head Office to assist on the Leather Goods and Accessories categories for a 6-month-long internship starting 27th of June 2016.

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