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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.

Applications Day 2016

Booking is now open for Applications Day, a day long event geared to help you get a head start with all aspects of your applications. So if you are preparing for those early application deadlines, this is for you! Throughout Saturday 1 October we’ll be running seminars covering everything from how to write an effective CV to preparing for that […]

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Plan your career with Career Builder

It can be difficult to find the time to think about your future job options/getting work experience when you’re concentrating on your studies. LSE Careers has created a tool that can help you do this from the comfort of your own room. Career Builder is an interactive guide to help you navigate the career planning process and find the most appropriate information […]

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Things you should do before a careers event

If you’re going to a careers event where you’ll be meeting employers and company representatives then preparation is essential to help you make the most of it. The company representatives will be meeting a huge number of students like you, so if you want to learn the most relevant information from them then make sure you know how to approach […]

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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.

J.P. Morgan EmployAbility Insight Day 2016 (for disabled/dyslexic students)

Starts: 29 Sep 2016 9:30 AM
Finishes: 29 Sep 2016 5:00 PM
Venue: Central London
An event for those interested in a Banking career, organised by EmployAbility and J.P. Morgan.

China Careers Programme - making the most of your time studying in the UK

Starts: 29 Sep 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Sep 2016 2:00 PM
Venue: CLM 2.02
Remaining places: 15
This seminar is designed to help Chinese international students settle into the UK university environment and understand the services and opportunities available at LSE. We will be joined an employer recruiting for roles in China and the UK to provide tips on making the most of your UK experience.

How to tackle the graduate recruitment process - ​Visit Citi Careers Cafe

Starts: 29 Sep 2016 2:30 PM
Finishes: 29 Sep 2016 4:30 PM
Venue: Bao Yang, 6th Floor, Saw Swee Hock Student Services building, Sheffield Street
​Visit Citi in the Careers Cafe for a one to one recruiter consultation. Get tips on: intern and graduate application process, CV and cover letting writing and interview preparation. If you have a CV you would like reviewed, please bring a copy with you!

LSE Careers Banking and Financial Services Fair 2016, Night Two

Starts: 29 Sep 2016 5:30 PM
Finishes: 29 Sep 2016 9:00 PM
Venue: LSE Life Space, LSE Library
On campus careers fair held over two nights offering you the chance to meet with a wide variety of employers from the banking and finance sector.

LSE Careers Banking and Financial Services Fair 2016 is sponsored by Bloomberg.

Meet an Alum - communications expert

Starts: 29 Sep 2016 5:30 PM
Finishes: 29 Sep 2016 7:45 PM
Venue: Floor 5, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
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 - research economist

Starts: 29 Sep 2016 5:30 PM
Finishes: 29 Sep 2016 7:45 PM
Venue: Floor 5, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
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 - FMCG Management

Starts: 29 Sep 2016 5:30 PM
Finishes: 29 Sep 2016 7:45 PM
Venue: Floor 5, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
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.

McKinsey - Women as Future Leaders workshop

Starts: 29 Sep 2016 6:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Sep 2016 8:00 PM
Venue: McKinsey London Office
Join McKinsey's UK & Ireland Women as Future Leaders network for a workshop to develop your personal story telling techniques.

Wednesday 29th September 18:00 - 20:00

How to write cover letters

Starts: 29 Sep 2016 6:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Sep 2016 7:00 PM
Venue: CLM 2.02
Remaining places: 4
Cover letters are your opportunity to promote yourself and convince employers you are the right person for the job. This seminar will help you understand what employers want from your cover letter and show you how to achieve this.

LGBT+ recruitment event hosted by McKinsey & Company

Starts: 29 Sep 2016 6:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Sep 2016 8:30 PM
Venue: McKinsey Offices London
We would like to invite undergraduates to our LGBT+ recruitment event.
Meet LGBT+ employees in our dome overlooking central London and learn about what it’s like to work for McKinsey.

Please join us for a relaxed, informal evening – drinks and canapes
will be provided.

Breakfast: Careers in alternative investments

Starts: 30 Sep 2016 8:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2016 9:00 AM
Venue: Weston Café, Floor 6 Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Remaining places: 1
Come and discover what it’s like to work in alternative investments such as hedge funds and private equity firms, including the culture of the industry to the skills and experience required to succeed.

Breakfast: Careers in alternative investments

Starts: 30 Sep 2016 9:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2016 10:00 AM
Venue: Weston Café, Floor 6 Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Remaining places: 3
Come and discover what it’s like to work in alternative investments such as hedge funds and private equity firms, including the culture of the industry to the skills and experience required to succeed.

Introduction to Banking – what's it like and is it right for you? An insider's view

Starts: 30 Sep 2016 12:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2016 2:00 PM
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, NAB.LG.08
Remaining places: 74
In this seminar, John Kelting will speak about what it's like working in Investment and Corporate banking; the differences between origination, trading, research and back office roles; how to figure out whether banking is the right career option for you; and how to decide what to specialise in.

Volunteering - why, what, how and when?

Starts: 30 Sep 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2016 2:00 PM
Venue: CLM 5.02
Remaining places: 13
Come along to this seminar to find out how you can get involved in volunteering whilst you are studying at LSE and what opportunities are available.

BCG Made in Switzerland

Starts: 30 Sep 2016 6:30 PM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2016 10:30 PM
Venue: BCG London Office, 20 Manchester Square, London W1U 3PZ
An event for those interested in a career in Consultancy, open to masters students from universities outside Switzerland who are fluent in English and either German or French.

Applications Day: How to prepare for employer numeracy tests

Starts: 1 Oct 2016 10:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Oct 2016 4:00 PM
Venue: Various venues in CLM (Clement House)
These seminars, offered by the LSE Teaching and Learning Centre, will prepare you for future numerical tests you may have to undertake as part of the recruitment process. You will learn how to prepare for and approach these tests.

These events are part of Applications Day.

Applications Day: CVs for experienced hires

Starts: 1 Oct 2016 10:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Oct 2016 4:00 PM
Venue: Various venues in CLM (Clement House)
When you have several years professional experience, it can be a challenge to know how best to present it. These seminars will look at different CV formats and techniques for presenting yourself effectively, and are aimed at postgraduates with a number of years professional work experience.

Applications Day: How to write cover letters

Starts: 1 Oct 2016 10:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Oct 2016 4:00 PM
Venue: Various venues in CLM (Clement House)
Cover letters are your opportunity to promote yourself and convince employers that you are the right person for the job. These seminars will help you understand what employers want from your cover letter and show you how to achieve this.

These events are part of Applications Day.

Applications Day: How to write effective application forms

Starts: 1 Oct 2016 10:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Oct 2016 4:00 PM
Venue: Various venues in CLM (Clement House)
​These seminars cover all aspects of completing application forms, from personal details to more in-depth questions and what employers are looking for, so that you can approach them with confidence.

These events are part of Applications Day.

Applications Day: How to write effective CVs

Starts: 1 Oct 2016 10:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Oct 2016 4:00 PM
Venue: Various venues in CLM (Clement House)
Writing an effective CV is important for success during the recruitment process. Attend this seminar to find out how to tailor your CV to the employer and position in order to make it stand out. This seminar is aimed at students who do not have a lot of experience writing a CV.

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.

Investment Researcher

Application closing date: 13 Oct 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom
New Games Publisher seeks part-time Investment Researcher to profile potential seed and angel investors

Development & Data Co-ordinator

Application closing date: 6 Oct 2016
Location: Greenwich England United Kingdom
The Development Co-ordinator makes an important contribution to fundraising by providing administrative support to the Development Team and has particular responsibility for data management to help the team better understand donors, prospects, members and patrons.

Part-time Consultant (Education research, career related services)

Application closing date: 1 Dec 2016
Location: London Greater London United Kingdom
Education research; career related services

Governance Analyst

Application closing date: 7 Oct 2016
Location: City of London England United Kingdom
Governance Analyst

Nestor Advisors is a boutique, London-based advisory firm focusing exclusively on corporate governance and organisational effectiveness.

Digital Marketer / Growth Marketer

Application closing date: 4 Oct 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom
Seeking Digital Marketer / Growth Marketer in London

This role can also be described as ‘full-stack marketer’; that is a hybrid between a developer and marketer.

Digital Marketing Intern

Application closing date: 2 Oct 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom
Sony Pictures Theatrical Marketing have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Marketing Intern. If you are an avid user of social media and have a genuine desire to find out what the industry has to offer, this could be the perfect opportunity to kick start your career in digital marketing!

Finance Graduate Programme

Application closing date: 31 Dec 2016
Location: Hatfield England United Kingdom
Throughout these 3 years you will experience a variety of areas including weekly reporting, retail, operations, technology and financial reporting. We will fund your CIMA studies and give you all the support you need to accelerate your career.

International Business Developer

Application closing date: 31 Dec 2016
Location: Gbudu Town Margibi County Liberia
You like sales and crave to intensively travel the World for the next few years; you are result-driven and open-minded; you enjoy team work while being self-motivated. Look no further and become our next International Business Developer!

Graduate (qualitative and quantitative investigation)

Application closing date: 31 Oct 2016
Location: City of London England United Kingdom
As a graduate at Vivid you will work on a mixture of quantitative investigation, including descriptive statistics, implementing models and econometrics, and qualitative work, including literature reviews, policy analysis and report writing.

Expense/Data Entry Assistant

Application closing date: 14 Oct 2016
Location: London, City of London England United Kingdom
This role is to provide expense processing and CRM data entry for the Oliver Wyman Executive Assistant (EA) team and will be based in our London office.

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