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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.

Frontline diversity insight days

Starts: 5 Apr 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Jun 2017 4:30 PM
If you’re passionate about making a difference to society and interested in developing your leadership skills, then we strongly encourage you to apply to attend Frontline's diversity insight day.

Frontline undergraduate taster days

Starts: 13 Apr 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Jun 2017 4:30 PM
Come along to Frontline's undergraduate taster day to find out more about a career in child protection social work. You will spend the day taking part in interactive workshops but also get the opportunity to receive support from our dedicated recruitment team.

FTI Consulting insight day

Starts: 28 Apr 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 28 Apr 2017 6:00 PM
Come along to FTI Consulting insight day to get a snapshot of life at a global economic consultancy. You’ll learn more about their firm and the type of work they do, then you’ll be asked to work together in teams to solve a complex problem, based on a real-life project.

McKinsey & Company Middle East - EDAD Programme

Starts: 28 Apr 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Apr 2017 6:00 PM
McKinsey Middle East invites Arabic speaking students, who are passionate about driving and shaping the future development of the Middle East region to participate in EDAD London 2017.

Generate: Sir Stelios on Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy - part of the LSE Leadership Series

Starts: 2 May 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 2 May 2017 10:30 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
Serial entrepreneur and LSE alumnus Sir Stelios discusses the future of entrepreneurship what future innovators should know!

The Point72 academy summit

Starts: 5 May 2017 8:00 AM
Finishes: 5 May 2017 7:00 PM
The Point72 Academy Summit is your invitation to an investment education. Whether you’re considering a career in investing, or simply enjoy performing research, we may have a spot for you.

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

Starts: 8 May 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 8 May 2017 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 42
This is an introduction to interviews and other selection processes outside academia and will help PhD students and research staff learn how to prepare and what to expect.

Tecent (腾讯) UK Recruitment Tour - UCL

Starts: 8 May 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 8 May 2017 8:00 PM
Tencent Campus Recruitment | UK
We are now seeking the best and brightest to join us to propel us forward, and to support and impact our massive and engaged community of users.

The Honourable Society of Grays Inn mixed messes dinners

Starts: 9 May 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Nov 2017 9:00 PM
The Honourable Society of Grays Inn Mixed Messes dinners are hosted by the Treasurer, Baroness Hale, Deputy President of the Supreme Court. This includes a drinks reception, hearing a talk from an eminent member of Gray’s Inn and enjoying a 3 course dinner in Gray’s Inn Hall.

Brilliant Club spring and summer placements - information session (for PhDs and research staff)

Starts: 10 May 2017 5:15 PM
Finishes: 10 May 2017 6:30 PM
Remaining places: 49
Find out more about the Brilliant Club and their teaching opportunities for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers at this event.

One-off volunteering: The MoonWalk London Event Crew

Starts: 13 May 2017
Finishes: 13 May 2017 11:59 PM
Join a 2,000 strong team of incredible volunteers at The MoonWalk London on 13th May to enjoy a different kind of Saturday night and help to raise millions of pounds for breast cancer whilst doing so!

Generate - Boring things you need to know when starting up your business

Starts: 24 May 2017 4:00 PM
Finishes: 24 May 2017 5:30 PM
Remaining places: 61
This workshop will cover fundamentals of setting up a business such as finance, accounts, tax compliance and planning matters.

Generate - Redefining our global economy: An introduction to Blockchain

Starts: 30 May 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 30 May 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 49
This workshop delivered by PwC will explore the transformative innovation that is blockchain and its potential in today’s society.

Rare Recruitment banking development programme with Deutsche Bank

Starts: 31 May 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 31 May 2017 5:00 PM
High Yield is an exclusive training programme, sponsored by Deutsche Bank and run by Rare, for brilliant students who are interested in financial services. The programme is open to students from any discipline, who are in their first year (or second year on a four year course) at any university.

Generate: How to get a career in programming – without a programming degree!

Starts: 7 Jun 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Jun 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 18
The innovation consultancy Deloitte Digital will deliver an interactive presentation to help you work out if programming is a suitable career for you.

Breakfast: Employers recruiting PhD students and researchers

Starts: 9 Jun 2017 8:30 AM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2017 10:00 AM
Remaining places: 33
LSE PhD alumni work in a wide range of sectors outside academia and find career success all over the world. With this in mind, LSE Careers is hosting a breakfast event to showcase some of the corporate opportunities available in quant and consultancy to current PhD students and recent graduates.

PhD mature students lunch

Starts: 21 Jun 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 21 Jun 2017 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 45
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 a facilitated careers discussion for people in your situation.

Parenting and an academic career - panel event (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 26 Jun 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 26 Jun 2017 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 47
Have you found yourself wondering whether a career in academia is less compatible with having a family than other careers paths? This is an issue often raised in career discussions with PhD students and research staff and one we’ll focus on in this panel.

One-off volunteering: The Children's Trust Supercar Event

Starts: 1 Jul 2017
Finishes: 1 Jul 2017 11:59 PM
Summer Screen is an outdoor cinema event held at The Children’s Trust in Tadworth. The organisation needs volunteers to help run this event, giving people from the local community a chance to enjoy a day of movies, games and refreshment. Support them to fundraise for children with brain injury.

One-off volunteering: Event Cheer Volunteer at Great Newham London Run

Starts: 2 Jul 2017
Finishes: 2 Jul 2017 11:59 PM
​Feeling like doing something incredible and changing people’s lives in the process?
Be part of the Great Newham London Run and join a volunteer team on 2 July 2017 and unite with the team of runners in the fight against dementia.

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.

Research Officer/ Economic Analyst - Competition Economics, Berlin

21 Jul 2017
Berlin Germany
We are currently seeking detail- and results-oriented Master’s or PhD graduates to support our European Competition Practice based in Berlin.

Research Fellow

30 May 2017
Cape Town South Africa
Economic Policy Research Institute, a leading development think tank is currently seeking social policy fellows who can be based in Cape Town. All applicants must be willing to work for a minimum of 12 months with EPRI. The fellowship provides competitive compensation.

Associate Recruiter

27 May 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Next generation information services firm working alongside the world's largest private equity firms, asset managers, consultancies and corporations.

Internship - Competition Economics, London

11 May 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
We currently are recruiting for intern positions for a minimum duration of 6 months (12 months or longer is preferred) full time contract as part of our European Competition practice, in our London office.

Socio-economics Graduate Consultant

5 May 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
We are seeking enthusiastic and capable Graduates to support sustained growth in a number of our key service areas.
If you are looking for a career in consultancy, we would welcome an application from you if you have knowledge in Socio-economics – 1 graduate position.

NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program

4 Oct 2017
Multiple, Washington DC United States of America
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) provides exceptional training and hands-on experience in nuclear nonproliferation, national security and national defense programs. The NGFP offers salary with benefits and opportunities for networking, career mentorship, and international travel.

Digital Specialist

31 May 2017
Gable House, 18- 24 Turnham Green Terrace Greater London United Kingdom
Albany, a specialist communications company, is looking for a high calibre digital specialist to support our digital analytics and profile, working from our London Offices in Chiswick.

Trainee News Reporter - Legal Journalism

24 May 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Now hiring intellectually curious budding journalists who have a passion for current and legal affairs, from antitrust to restructuring, we are always looking for top talent. Apply through our careers page!

12 week internship

17 May 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Hanover regularly recruits for our paid internship programme. This is a competitive and exciting opportunity for confident and ambitious candidates with a real interest in corporate communications and public affairs.

Administration /Deployments Officer for Standby Roster

15 May 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Administrators supporting government work on overseas conflicts by providing high quality administrative support to a government team in central London.

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