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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.

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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 […]


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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: 13 Jan 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 20 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
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.

Willis Towers Watson - On campus promotion

Starts: 18 Jan 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2017 4:00 PM
Are you a high flyer?

You’ll know if you are when leading global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson touch down on our campus.

How to succeed at strengths based interviews

Starts: 18 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 48
Learn about the principle and the practice of strengths based interviewing in skills seminar led by EY.

Presentation skills at assessment centre

Starts: 18 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 39
In this seminar, recruiters from PwC will go through presentation skills for assessment centres, covering what to think about when presenting and giving you the opportunity to present to the recruiters and get feedback.

Being commercially aware in the legal market

Starts: 18 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 51
Understanding what firms mean by the term 'commercially aware' and what you can do to achieve this can be tricky - join law firm Kirkland & Ellis to discover how to boost your market knowledge.

Generate Debate Club: News startups - innovations in journalism

Starts: 18 Jan 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2017 7:30 PM
Remaining places: 10
​As part of our debate club series this panel involves practitioners working in the field of news startups looking at the opportunities and challenges of working in this space.

IDEP: Humanitarian work in the European Commission

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 27
LSE alumnus Vera Mazzara will talk about careers in international development at the European Commission. As well as her current role as a Project Officer working in humanitarian aid and civil protection, she has worked in other parts of the commission (EuropeAid), in NGOs, and public affairs.

Finding internships, work experience and part-time work

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 80
​An internship, work experience, and part-time work are all excellent ways to stand out in a tough job market and support yourself financially during your studies. Come along to this seminar to find out where to look for opportunities and get top tips on making successful applications.

How to perform well in group exercises

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 24
This interactive workshop will introduce you to some typical group exercises and offer insights into skills and behaviours employers are looking for.

The art of pitching: how to engage and persuade

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 21
Successful pitching comes down to one thing: engagement. This skills seminar run by Third Bridge will equip you with a basic understanding of how to establish initial contact and increase buy-in from peers, colleagues, and customers alike.

Meet an Alum - financial crime/forensic risk consultancy

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 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 - legal

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 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 - Clean energy and environmental finance

Starts: 19 Jan 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 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.

Breakfast: Careers at the Bar

Starts: 20 Jan 2017 8:30 AM
Finishes: 20 Jan 2017 10:00 AM
This breakfast is for students aspiring to become a barrister, and is open to all degree disciplines. Come and learn what it takes to have a successful career at the Bar from those in the know.

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) cross the channel

Starts: 20 Jan 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Jan 2017 6:00 PM
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Amsterdam are organising their annual 'Cross the Channel' business course near London. This business course offers a chance to all Dutch speaking students studying in the UK to get a sneak peek into the world of strategy consulting.

Ashurst Coffee Morning

Starts: 20 Jan 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
A presentation and networking morning for those interested in a trainee career at Ashurst.

CVs for experienced hires

Starts: 20 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 53
When you have several years professional experience, it can be a challenge to know how best to present it. This seminar will look at different CV formats and techniques for presenting yourself effectively, and is aimed at postgraduates with a number of years professional work experience.

Generate: Michaelmas Term entrepreneurial awards ceremony

Starts: 20 Jan 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jan 2017 10:00 PM
Remaining places: 74
​Come along to our Lent Term launch party to learn about the projects that secured funding in Michaelmas Term's entrepreneurship funding competition, meet the teams behind them, celebrate their success, and look forward to the Lent programme.

How to write effective CVs

Starts: 23 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 115
​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 organisation and position to make it stand out. This seminar is aimed at students who don’t have a lot of experience writing a CV.

Managing your career (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 23 Jan 2017 4:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 34
This interactive seminar is aimed at PhD students and research staff who are thinking about different career options and/or are unsure about which career path to take. It is a chance to reflect on what is important to you, so you can use this knowledge to inform your career decisions.

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.

Senior Mentor

31 May 2017
London, Reading, Surrey, Birmingham, Lancashire, Yorkshire Greater London United Kingdom
We are looking for inspiring mentors and leaders to join our seasonal staff team.
NCS with The Challenge is a government programme that brings together 16 and 17 year olds, from all different backgrounds, to make a difference in their community.

Communications Intern

31 May 2017
Wasington, D.C. United States of America
CBO are accepting applications for a Communications Intern for graduate students. CBO summer internships provide excellent opportunities to experience and observe the budget process and policymaking at the federal level.

Conference Producer / Editorial Project Manager

18 Feb 2017
Paris France
Dii seeks a Conference Producer with an entrepreneurial spirit and deep knowledge of the European paid events market to help us deliver our exceptional content to audiences in France and across Europe.

Communications Officer

10 Feb 2017
London United Kingdom
Support the Quoted Companies Alliance’s communication strategy and PR/communications activities. Provide excellent management of the Expert Group

Associate / Graduate - Technical Accounting

10 Feb 2017
City of London England United Kingdom
  • Two year term
  • Providing technical administrative support to accounting project teams and members of the International Accounting Standards Board

Assistant Programme Leader

1 Feb 2017
London, Reading, Surrey, Birmingham, Lancashire, Yorkshire United Kingdom
This role is suitable for a specialist in managing behaviour of young people with significant experience of residential youth work. This is a fulfilling and demanding position which involves supporting the pastoral care and development of between 48 and 84 sixteen-year-olds.

Sports Business Consulting - Business Analyst

15 Apr 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Portas Consulting is a leading global management consultancy dedicated to the sports industry. We have exciting opportunities for a small number of Business Analysts in our London and Middle East offices.

Sale Advisor for Risk & Compliance

19 Mar 2017
London, Greater London United Kingdom
Experienced Sales Manager to expand our customer base both geographically and industry wise.

The prospective candidate would ideally have a strong contact base within the following financial centers: Geneva/Zurich; London; New York; Luxemburg; Monaco; United Arab Emirates; Singapore; Hong Kong

Kent Graduate Programme - Operational Research Stream

17 Mar 2017
Kent South East England United Kingdom
Kent County Council - Graduate Programme (Operational Research)

Kent Graduate Programme - Management Stream

17 Mar 2017
Kent South East England United Kingdom
Kent County Council - Graduate Scheme (Management)

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