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Careers information and resources

This is the section of the LSE Careers website containing all our careers information and resources. Explore this site for information on planning your career, finding work, different employment sectors, further study and other careers topics.
To find out about the services we offer including appointments, events, the Volunteer Centre, and Generate, visit the LSE Careers homepage.

Taking the Career Plunge

Guest blog from Tamara Oprea, Associate Director Sales and Business Development – Financial Markets at IHS Markit Ltd. “There I was, after all those years of studying and hard work, with a Banking, Finance and Management degree under my belt, ready to take on my career! So many paths and career choices, from banking to corporates, to analytics, to financial […]


Japan Society for the Promotion of Science summer programme

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is Japan’s leading funding agency and is largely funded through annual subsidies from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). The agency is currently accepting applications for their Summer Programme which provides the opportunity for current MPhil or PhD students to receive a one week orientation on […]


A career in the charity sector: it’s all about skills

Since graduating in 2016 in MSc Human Rights at LSE Ruth has gone on to work for Amnesty International and now Child.org as the Charity Apprentice Manager. Here she explains about the scheme and how it can help equip you with the right skills to move in to the charity sector. Like many people, my time campaigning, volunteering and fundraising […]


Career advice I wish I’d told my younger undergraduate self!

Hearing four final year undergraduate Geography students talking candidly with a group of first and second year students, with a wisdom beyond their tender years, prompted me to share their insights with a wider audience.  Whether a student of Mathematics, Anthropology, Economics, Government, Sociology or any of the other undergraduate courses on offer here at the LSE, their advice holds […]


Spend next summer studying in the United States with the Fulbright Commission

Overseas study can make any CV standout as well as being a fantastic experience and opportunity to learn career enhancing skills. The Fulbright Commission have just announced the opening of applications for the Study of the US Institutes (SUSI) on Social Entrepreneurship, Environmental Issues, and Civic Engagement. This opportunity allows students from all over Europe travel to the United States to […]


Wondering how to find fulfilling work? Try these top tips from our ‘Work It Out’ series

Today more than ever, we want to find work that pays the bills and is also meaningful to us. But how can you go about it so your work aligns with your passions and makes you bounce out of bed in the morning? LSE Careers and LSE Life has engaged a range of career specialists to help you answer this question in their […]


How to plan your PhD application

The LSE Careers team have been seeing quite a few students asking about the process of applying for a PhD.  Here Hannah Cottrell, a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology, shares her insights into the process and some of the things you need to think about when putting together a PhD application. Know the PhD application requirements inside out […]


Introducing ‘Cutting Edge Issues in Development’ lecture series

What is the future of aid? What does an inclusive Global Value Chain look like? Who drives climate-relevant policies in the rising powers? These are some of the questions that will be answered over the period of two terms in the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice series. The Visiting Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of International […]


Lukas Slothuus – PhD student in Politics, University of Edinburgh

Lukas Slothuus completed the BSc Government at LSE in 2013. He is now studying for a PhD in Politics at University of Edinburgh. I had my heart set on going to university in a big city – LSE was the obvious choice Find out more about Lukas Slothuus and his experiences on his graduate profile page.


Six reasons your CV might be holding you back

Guest blog from Aspire, a graduate recruiter in the media, sales, marketing, digital and creative sectors. The internet is filled with endless tips on how to put together the ideal CV so why don’t we focus on what NOT to include in your CV instead? These tips are just as important, and will ensure you are putting yourself across in the […]


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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.

Case study masterclasses with former Bain consultant

Starts: 10 Nov 2017 9:30 AM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2018 11:30 AM
A series of masterclasses with an Ana Hernandez Rubio (an experienced management consultant) to help you improve your case study performance. You must have a case study interview coming up in order to book a place.

Milltown Partners Careers Cafe -Meet The Consultants (PR/Comms,strategy,reputation mgmt consultancy)

Starts: 27 Nov 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 27 Nov 2017 12:00 PM
Talk and Q&A with LSE Alumni from Milltown Partners, a global advisory firm of 35 people working with companies and individuals to solve their most complex communications, public policy and reputation challenges.

Mature students lunch (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 27 Nov 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 27 Nov 2017 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 33
PhD students who have more than 10 years’ work experience have different needs in terms of career progression and life after the PhD. This informal lunch is another chance to meet some of your peers and join careers discussion for people in your situation. Our guest is Dr Ruth Garland, LSE PhD.

QEB Presentation about a City Law career with a difference

Starts: 27 Nov 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Nov 2017 10:00 PM
Please join us for a presentation / Q&A session on a career at the family law bar: with pupillage interview advice from the people who might be interviewing you, provided by Queen Elizabeth Building.

Teach First On-Campus promotion

Starts: 28 Nov 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 28 Nov 2017 4:00 PM
Teach First will be on campus with a pick-and-mix sweet stand, promoting opportunities for internships and graduate positions.


Starts: 28 Nov 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 28 Nov 2017 2:00 PM
#givingtuesday is the day to do good for charity straight after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. So why not get involved and do something good! The LSE Volunteer Centre will have a stall outside of SAW where you can get involved with microvolunteering and more.

#JustOneHour one-off volunteering: Event assistants

Starts: 28 Nov 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Assist with the running of 10 min Yoga sessions on #GivingTuesday to raise funds and awareness of Medical Aid Films. You can sign up for one of the #JustOneHour slots to help the organisation together with other LSE students.

Sidley Austin LLP - Munich Recruiting Event

Starts: 28 Nov 2017 5:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Nov 2017 8:00 PM
At the event you will be given an overview of the firm and its practice areas and you will have the chance to network with our Associates and Partners and talk about potential job opportunities in Sidley’s Munich office.

Pupillage applications: Q&A with a recent pupil

Starts: 28 Nov 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Nov 2017 7:00 PM
Remaining places: 24
Deadlines for pupillage applications are just weeks away. Get your questions answered by Gabor Bognar, a member of Outer Temple Chambers, who completed pupillage in 2015/16 and is also a part-time LLM student at the LSE.

Learn more about London Stock Exchange Group

Starts: 28 Nov 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 28 Nov 2017 8:00 PM
Remaining places: 53
On Tuesday 28th November 2017, London Stock Exchange Group welcomes London School of Economics students to a presentation evening – detailing the crucial work of the Group in global financial markets, as well as the many opportunities on offer to LSE graduates though the LSEG Graduate Programme.

Herbert Smith Freehills LSE Private Dining Experience

Starts: 28 Nov 2017 7:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Nov 2017 10:00 PM
We would like to give you the opportunity to attend a dinner with Herbert Smith Freehills representatives, allowing you to meet trainees, associates and partners who can provide you with a real insight into the legal profession.

AIG Insight Session - Multicultural/Multifaith

Starts: 29 Nov 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Nov 2017 4:00 PM
AIG would like to invite you to their Insight Sessions, lead by the Employee Resource Groups (ERG). The sessions are designed to give an overview of what it means to work at AIG, providing the chance to network with employees and learn first-hand about the diverse career opportunities at AIG.

Teach First Taster Programme

Starts: 30 Nov 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Dec 2017 5:30 PM
On our two-day Taster Programme you’ll get an insider’s view of the work we do to give every child a better chance in life. You’ll attend skills-based workshops, meet pupils from the schools we work with and network with our partners and Teach First recruitment team.

One-off volunteering: Christmas Collectors

Starts: 30 Nov 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 16 Dec 2017 6:00 PM
Would you like to be a part of the festive spirit and help raise vital funds for blind and partially sighted people? RNIB needs enthusiastic and friendly volunteers to help with collections at train stations and shopping centres alongside choir groups.

Mock assessment centre

Starts: 30 Nov 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Nov 2017 1:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
​Assessment centres are a critical part of the recruitment process for many employers. This workshop is structured to simulate parts of a typical assessment day and will provide an overview of the types of tasks involved.

Capital Group Careers Cafe

Starts: 30 Nov 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Nov 2017 2:00 PM
Capital Group is currently recruiting for fixed income/credit investment analyst internship opportunities in London. Come and meet Sol Barauskas from the Fixed Income team, to learn more about the role and organisation.

Meet an Alum - environment economics consulting

Starts: 30 Nov 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 30 Nov 2017 7:45 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

Meet an Alum - real estate finance

Starts: 30 Nov 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 30 Nov 2017 7:15 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

Macfarlanes LLP Dinner

Starts: 30 Nov 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 30 Nov 2017 8:30 PM
Are you interested in applying for a vacation scheme or training contract opportunity at Macfarlanes?​
Find out more about the culture of the firm, the opportunities available and receive valuable insights into the application and interview process.

Breakfast: European languages: opportunities in the UK

Starts: 1 Dec 2017 8:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Dec 2017 10:00 AM
This breakfast is for students with European language skills looking for opportunities within the UK, and is open to all degree disciplines. Come and learn how to successfully use your language skills from those in the know.

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.

Global Surgery Fellow

25 Dec 2017
Virginia Beach Virginia United States of America
The fellowship will serve as business intelligence for the organization and contribute to knowledge of key issues facing the scale up of access to surgery in low-and middle-income countries. Fellows will also lead innovative initiatives and implement programs aimed at addressing these issues.

Urban Development Researcher

7 Dec 2017
Central London United Kingdom
As an Urban Development Researcher at Walulel, you will be tasked with researching and collating publicly available data relating to London and its surrounds, and visually representing your findings using digital illustration tools (QGIS experience desirable).

Investor Relations Intern

4 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
The firm is looking to recruit an Intern to support the Investor Relations team. The role will give the right candidate a great platform for learning about the private equity industry in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.

Data Analytics & Business Intelligence Analyst

15 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
A junior position in the world of Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. Looking for an structured and analytical thinker willing to work independently and flexibly and take ownership of consulting projects. Entrepreneurial, critical and quick learning minds wanted.

Investor and Treasury Services Summer Internship

31 Mar 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Royal Bank of Canada is one of the highest rated and trusted banks globally, with a prudent approach to risk management and a high quality liquid balance sheet. We have a significant presence in Europe, which provides us with the strength needed to fully support clients and employees in the region.

Assistant Development Manager

1 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Graduate Development Manager

Software Developer

31 Dec 2017
Stirling Scotland United Kingdom
Software Developer, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML & CSS.

Litigation Paralegal

14 Mar 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Experienced litigation paralegal required to support a team of commercial litigators on a variety of litigation and arbitration matters.

Growth Marketing Manager

21 Mar 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Watchr.co.uk is looking for a growth marketing expert to drive our customer acquisition and engagement across multiple channels.

Project and Programme Management Graduate

8 Dec 2017
Leatherhead South East England United Kingdom
Project and Programme Management Graduates wanted - established graduate schemes in Project Management, Data Analysis, Project Controls, Facility Management. Opportunities for Chartership and professional recognition

Search all our vacancies on CareerHub