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Let us know how we did in Summer Term – your opinion counts!

The time has come for the termly feedback survey for LSE Careers – you should have a link to the survey in your inbox now! If you’ve attended a Careers event or seen one of the careers consultants this term, we would be very glad to hear from you.

We use the surveys as an important source to shape the services we offer and we take notice of your comments, so it is well worth taking five minutes to type your views.

The survey is open until Monday 10 July.

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Looking for paid work experience in the charity sector this summer?

LSE Careers is pleased to announce that we’re continuing our partnership with Santander Universities which offers LSE students and graduates paid internships within the charity sector during 2017. If you’re looking for interesting, paid work experience in the charity sector and are available to start this summer, do explore some of the fantastic opportunities we’ve sourced through partnering with Santander […]


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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.

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.

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: 45
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: citizen scientists

Starts: 28 Jun 2017 10:15 AM
Finishes: 28 Jun 2017 1:30 PM
The Zoological Society of London is looking for volunteer citizen scientists to help conduct research on the ecology of juvenile fish in the Tidal Thames in central London.

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: Parsons Green Fair Event Marshalls

Starts: 1 Jul 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Jul 2017 6:30 PM
Fulham Good Neighbours are looking for volunteers to help run Parsons Green Fair. You will help direct fair visitors, deal with enquiries and similar.

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.

LSE Generate - Silicon Valley Entrepreneurial Trek

Starts: 5 Jul 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 7 Jul 2017 9:00 PM
A three-day full-immersive trek to the US visiting startups, incubators, Universities and VCs as well as networking with a range of alumni and startup successes.

One-off volunteering: Vehicle Idling Action Champion

Starts: 5 Jul 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 5 Jul 2017 4:00 PM
Vehicle Idling Action is currently recruiting a team of enthusiastic volunteers who want to be part of this innovative education and behaviour change campaign to reduce localised air pollution and improve air quality in their residential and workplace community. The next session is in Lambeth.

One-off volunteering: Collection Volunteer RNIB

Starts: 7 Jul 2017
Finishes: 7 Jul 2017 11:59 PM
​The ​RNIB (Royal National Institute for Blind People) is looking for bucket collection volunteers in London.

One-off volunteering: Event steward Walk for Wards

Starts: 9 Jul 2017 11:30 AM
Finishes: 9 Jul 2017 4:00 PM
Join the Imperial College Healthcare Charity as an event steward to support their efforts to raise funds to improve patient care and support staff development at the five hospitals within the NHS Trust.

FreshLook careers event for female undergraduates

Starts: 10 Jul 2017 3:30 PM
Finishes: 10 Jul 2017 7:30 PM
An informal event for first-year female students from all degree disciplines interested in an investment banking career.

Career check up (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 12 Jul 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 12 Jul 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 41
Are you thinking about different career options and/or are unsure about which career path to take? The interactive seminar will help you to review your strengths and values, assess options, and plan some next steps.

Disability Confident Insight Day

Starts: 12 Jul 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Jul 2017 5:00 PM
The Bank of England is delighted to present the Disability Confident Insight day on the 12th July.

You will have the opportunity to participate in sessions that will give you a genuine insight into Bank of England and the roles we offer.

​CVs and cover letters in and outside academia (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 17 Jul 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 17 Jul 2017 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 47
We will consider how PhD students and researchers can construct strong applications for jobs in and outside academia, including guidance on employers’ expectations of applications and how you can present yourself successfully.

Industrial Placement and Internship Insight Day

Starts: 19 Jul 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jul 2017 4:00 PM
Please join us on our ​Industrial Placement and Internship Insight Day. This will be a great opportunity for those interested in our Industrial Placement or Internship schemes to hear more about the programmes, meet people from across the Bank, and participate in skills sessions.

Charles River Associates - Summer Networking Night

Starts: 25 Jul 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jul 2017 7:30 PM
Charles River Associates (CRA) would like to invite you to join us for a Summer Networking Night event in our London office on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

One-off volunteering: citizen scientists

Starts: 27 Jul 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 27 Jul 2017 1:15 PM
The Zoological Society of London is looking for volunteer citizen scientists to help conduct research on the ecology of juvenile fish in the Tidal Thames in central London.

Non-Economist Insight Day

Starts: 28 Jul 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Jul 2017 4:00 PM
There is a misconception that to work at the Bank of England you have to study economics.

This is an Insight Day to bust that myth, and provide an opportunity for students not studying economics to find out more about what is on offer for them at the Bank.

BOLD Immersion Program EMEA 2017

Starts: 2 Aug 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 11 Aug 2017 5:00 PM
The Building Opportunities for Leadership Development (BOLD) Immersion program is your chance to get a rare 360 degree look behind the scenes at Google.

Summer Search - Singapore

Starts: 3 Aug 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 3 Aug 2017 8:30 PM
Returning home to Singapore or Hong Kong this summer and considering to work in Asia Pacific after you graduate? Join us to learn more about our APAC Graduate Program.

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.

Italian Native Speaker – Field Researcher

16 Jul 2017
London Italy
ADA Economics will be running a small data project in Italy, ahead of the general elections that will take place in September 2017.

We are looking for an Italian native speaker to run a ground study in Italy for a duration of 2 weeks extendable to 3, starting on the 19th of June.

Research Analyst

10 Jul 2017
East London United Kingdom
The New Policy Institute (NPI), an independent think tank, is looking to recruit one or two research analysts. Strong analytic skills, numeracy, and a capacity to communicate are the core requirements.

Accounts Assistant

7 Jul 2017
London United Kingdom
Accounts Assistant – Part-time
Location: London City
3 hours per day

An exceptional Accounting and Finance graduates with a "can do” mentality to join our Finance Department. You will have natural talent and be ready to be developed to the full.

Consultant Internship

31 Jul 2017
Cambridge, Belfast London United Kingdom
Consulting graduate opportunity from internship

Join our Consulting teams in either Cambridge or Belfast with an internship opportunity and take a bold first step towards your future career.

Marketing and Communications Manager - (FinTech)

21 Jul 2017
Canary Wharf London United Kingdom
We are currently looking for a creative and driven Marketing and Communications professional to join our team. You will be working closely with the executive team in developing the marketing and communications strategy – including social media, PR, branding, content, and events.

Executive Officer (London)

4 Jul 2017
London United Kingdom
A wonderful opportunity to start your career in the Civil Service with us at the Government Legal Department.

Introduction to Medical Communications Graduate Scheme

19 Dec 2017
London United Kingdom
ApotheCom, a member of The Huntsworth Health family of companies, is one of the leading medical communications agencies in the world as recognised in Medical Marketing & Media and MedAd News.

UK Regulatory Compliance Assistant Manager

16 Jul 2017
Birmingham West Midlands United Kingdom
If you enjoy solving problems, thinking on your feet, developing imaginative solutions and new ways of thinking, then you might have just have what it takes for a successful career in HSBC’s best in class Regulatory Compliance team.


10 Jul 2017
Westminster London United Kingdom
The Institute for Government is currently inviting applications for our autumn 2017 internship programme starting in September 2017

Intern, Impact Programme, TA Facility

5 Jul 2017
London United Kingdom
The intern’s primary role will be to support the TAF Executive with scaling up the TA Facility from where it is today (working with 4 funds and 4 IA portfolio companies) to working with many more.

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