Home > Staff and students > Careers and vacancies > Student careers and vacancies
How to contact us

LSE Careers
Floor 5
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
1 Sheffield Street
Maps and directions


Opening hours:

LSE Careers opening hours
Monday - Wednesday   9:30am - 5pm
Thursday  9:30am - 8pm
Friday  9:30am - 5pm

During term time and vacations (except when LSE is closed)


Student enquiries:

+44 (0)20 7955 7135 
Ask us a question on LSE CareerHub
or email us at careers@lse.ac.uk


Twitter logo  Contact @LSECareers on Twitter
Facebook logo  Contact us on Facebook


Employer enquiries:

+44 (0)20 7107 5293

LSE Careers

  • Welcome to LSE Careers!

  • Careers fairs and seminars

  • Start your career planning with Career Builder

  • LSE Generate: inspiring entrepreneurial potential

  • LSE Volunteer Centre

  • Read our latest student newsletter

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.

Finding an alternative internship

When you hear the word ‘internship’ what goes through your mind? A summer stint you should do if you want to join a bank or a professional services firm? A position in the City that involves finance or corporate know-how? It won’t come as a surprise to many of you that numerous students at LSE do select more formal, structured internship paths. […]


Careers FAQs – Michaelmas Term

At the beginning of the academic year our Careers Consultants are asked a lot of questions from students and graduates who have similar career aspirations. So to help you, we’ve answered some those Michaelmas Term frequently asked questions. Do I have to do a spring week? Spring weeks can be a useful way of getting an insight into sectors and organisations you are […]


How to cancel an event on CareerHub

If you find that you’re unable to go to an event that you have booked with us, you need to cancel it so that other students have the opportunity to attend. We usually have very long waiting lists (often in the hundreds for major events!) so it’s important to make sure you give someone else the opportunity to make the most […]


View all posts on this topic

Keep up to date with all our news on TwitterFacebook and our blog.

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

Lincoln's Inn Open Days 2016

Starts: 5 Oct 2016 1:30 PM
Finishes: 26 Oct 2016 2:00 PM
Lincoln's Inn Open Days include a presentation about the Inn, scholarships, qualifying sessions and our student activities. There will also be a talk from a barrister or recent student on their experience of studying on the BPTC, applying for Pupillage and life at the Bar.

McKinsey and Company content lectures

Starts: 17 Oct 2016 6:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2016 9:00 PM
McKinsey and Company would like to invite PhD students as well as Rhodes, Gates and Marshall Scholars to attend a series of evening lectures focused on various interesting topics.

A Refugee Like Me: 2-Day Workshop with The Wonder Foundation

Starts: 24 Oct 2016 10:00 AM
Finishes: 25 Oct 2016 5:00 PM
A series of fun, interactive, and thought-provoking activities, you will gain a deeper understanding of the daily struggles of young refugees, and what you can do to make young refugees feel more welcome.

Three insight day

Starts: 24 Oct 2016 11:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2016 3:00 PM
Come to Three HQ for a day to meet the team and explore career opportunities with one of the biggest brands in the UK.

How to prepare for employer numeracy tests

Starts: 24 Oct 2016 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2016 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 1
This workshop, 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.

J.P.Morgan presentation - for PhD students only

Starts: 24 Oct 2016 12:15 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2016 2:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
Join J.P.Morgan for their Quantitative Research session to find out how you can make an impact with your unique skill-set.

Inter Cultural Youth Exchange - on campus promotion

Starts: 24 Oct 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2016 4:00 PM
Come and speak to ICYE and find out about their volunteering opportunities and the benefits of volunteering overseas with an ethical volunteering charity.

Applying for a taught master’s

Starts: 24 Oct 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2016 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 98
For students who are in the early stages of applying for a taught master's, this seminar will help you understand the principles behind a successful master's application and key points you should consider before applying.

Generate Coding School: How to create an app from beginning to end

Starts: 24 Oct 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2016 2:30 PM
Remaining places: 1
This seminar for non-tech students offers an overview of everything you need to consider when developing your first app.

BlackRock: Women In Technology presentation

Starts: 24 Oct 2016 2:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2016 5:00 PM
BlackRock is open to first, second and final year female students from all degree disciplines considering a career in technology. It’s a unique opportunity to ask any questions you might have and discover what it’s really like to work within the technology industry.

Preparing for an academic career in the UK (for PhDs and research staff)

Starts: 24 Oct 2016 4:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2016 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 9
This seminar will help PhD students and research staff who are interested in or planning an academic career in the UK develop a deeper understanding of UK academic career progression and the structure of the UK higher education sector.

Meaningful work: balance

Starts: 24 Oct 2016 5:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2016 7:00 PM
Remaining places: 32
What does it mean to have a healthy work/life balance? To what extent should the focus be on our own needs versus the needs of others, or those of wider society? Workshop leader: Inez Freiin-Von-Weitershausen

HSBC University Presentation

Starts: 24 Oct 2016 5:30 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2016 9:00 PM
Our company presentation will be hosted by a senior representative and followed by networking over drinks and canapés. You will have the opportunity to meet with recent graduates and colleagues from across the firm.

LSE - Networking with Nomura

Starts: 24 Oct 2016 6:30 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2016 8:30 PM
A networking event at Nomura investment bank.

LSE #CharityTuesday: St John's Hospice

Starts: 25 Oct 2016 11:00 AM
Finishes: 25 Oct 2016 3:00 PM
Come and meet St John's Hospice outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

HSBC Asia Graduate Recruitment Information Session and Coffee Chats

Starts: 25 Oct 2016 12:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Oct 2016 4:00 PM
HSBC HK are running an information session and coffee chats in Senate House to target penultimate year students that want to do a summer internship in Hong Kong in 2017 and take up a full-time position in 2018.

HSBC Asia graduate recruitment information session

Starts: 25 Oct 2016 12:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Oct 2016 2:00 PM
Come and meet HSBC Global Banking and Graduate Recruitment representatives, who can tell you more about our student and graduate opportunities as well as what a career at HSBC is really like.

Teach First presentation

Starts: 25 Oct 2016 12:30 PM
Finishes: 25 Oct 2016 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 21
Come and meet Teach First for an informal pizza lunch.

Introduction to assessment centres

Starts: 25 Oct 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Oct 2016 2:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
Assessment centres are part of many employers’ recruitment processes. This seminar will give you information about the different tasks involved and advice for how to perform well at an assessment centre.

Deutsche Bank presentation

Starts: 25 Oct 2016 2:30 PM
Finishes: 25 Oct 2016 6:15 PM
Come and meet Deutsche Bank at their exclusive event.

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.

Data Scientist

23 Nov 2016
Newry, London, Dublin, Sydney, Toronto, Hong Kong United Kingdom
Data Scientists – Leap into the new and exciting world of Big Data using technology, algorithms and brainpower to attack real-world problems...

Marketing Intern

28 Oct 2016
London Greater London United Kingdom
If you have a natural talent and proven track record in business development, public relations and online marketing, this role may be just for you. This successful candidate will be managing and providing comprehensive and effective business development initiatives and marketing strategies for OWBA.

Graduate Trainee

17 Feb 2017
Worcester England United Kingdom
Imagine contributing to the success of a multi-million pound organisation, making decisions that have a positive impact on communities throughout the UK and developing to become a leader of the future. The Sanctuary Group Graduate Development Programme will allow you to do just that.

Traineeship for the Social Marketing unit

3 Nov 2016
Geneva Geneva Switzerland
The trainee will assist the Social Marketing Unit in the development of perception/opinion research studies and other research initiatives from the field and at headquarters. She/he will also support ongoing campaigns managed by the unit.

Project Officer - Social and Economic Research

31 Oct 2016
London England United Kingdom
We need an enthusiastic person to help demonstrate the economic and social value of the historic environment and to assist in other policy areas to ensure Historic England responds effectively to changing government priorities.

Legal Intern

30 Oct 2016
Legal Internship opportunity in Brussels

Analyst, Information Management

30 Jan 2017
City of London England United Kingdom
Informa Business Intelligence, part of the FTSE 100 Informa Group, are hiring for an Analyst to work in our TMT practice.

Commercial Analyst Internship

18 Nov 2016
London England United Kingdom
The Commercial Analyst is a key member of the Commercial team within Vodafone Partner Markets.

The internship is ideally suited to a candidate with excellent analytical skills and business acumen, who is keen to branch into a fascinating international business within Vodafone.

Business Development

4 Nov 2016
London England United Kingdom
ULAS, an online employability network for young people and rapidly changing ‘growth company’, is seeking a talented team member looking to develop new skills & eager to apply them with fast-paced, exciting tasks in a Business Development role.

PhD position: Finance & innovation for the energy transition

1 Nov 2016
Zurich Zurich Switzerland
PhD Position at ETH Zurich - Topic: Finance & innovation for the energy transition

Search all our vacancies on CareerHub

Twitter logo

Follow us on Twitter

Be the first to know about up to the minute careers news and live updates from LSE Careers.

Facebook logo

Find us on Facebook

Like LSE Careers on Facebook to ask us questions, get news from LSE Careers and links to events and opportunities.

LinkedIn logo

Find us on LinkedIn

Get all our updates on LinkedIn.

Red RSS icon

LSE Careers blog

Careers news, events, competitions and articles. Regularly updated by LSE Careers staff. Visit the careers blog and subscribe to updates via RSS.

Diigo logo

Search our links on Diigo

Looking for websites on specific sectors and careers topics? Search over 5000 websites, categorised with tags.


Patrons of LSE Careers

Accenture | Allen & OveryAlphaSights | Bank of America Merrill Lynch | BarclaysBloombergBNP ParibasThe Boston Consulting Group | British CouncilCiti | City Year UK | Civil Service Fast StreamClifford Chance | CMS Cameron McKennaCoin Street Community Builders | Credit Suisse | Deutsche Bank | European Investment Fund | EY | FoodCycle | Frontier EconomicsFTI Consulting | Goldman Sachs | GIC Private Limited | Herbert Smith Freehills | HSBC | International Committee of the Red CrossIntoUniversityJP Morgan | KPMG | LinklatersMarkit | McKinsey & CompanyMorgan Stanley | Nomura International  | OC&C Strategy Consultants | Octavia Foundation | Oliver Wyman | OxeraProcter & Gamble | PwC | Royal Bank of Scotland Group | Shell | Slaughter and MaySpires | Standard Chartered | Strategy&Swiss Re | Travers Smith | UBS | UniCredit Group | Y Care International


LSE Careers logo