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Careers information and resources

This is the section of the LSE Careers website containing all our careers information and resources. Explore this site for information on planning your career, finding work, different employment sectors, further study and other careers topics.
To find out about the services we offer including appointments, events, the Volunteer Centre, and Generate, visit the LSE Careers homepage.

Applying for post doc funding and research fellowships

It’s tough making post doc applications. The competition is stiff. Is the effort worth it? Last week at the LSE Careers Seminar we heard how to make successful applications from two different points of view. Perhaps, you could be successful too! Learn from our speakers: Dr Joseph Downing, Marie-Curie Fellow at Aix-Marseille Université and PhD 2014, LSE European Institute Professor Linda […]


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

Looking for paid work experience in the charity sector this spring? LSE Careers is pleased to announce that we are continuing our partnership with Santander Universities offering LSE students and graduates paid internships within the charity sector during 2018. If you are looking for interesting, paid work experience in the charity sector and you are available to start this spring, […]


Thinking about changing career? Register for the LSE Career Changers course

With estimates suggesting that up to 50% of people are not happy in their current job, and a trawl of internet statistics suggesting that the average person changes career between 7 – 12 times in their life, it’s hardly surprising then that many students here at LSE are taking a course with the specific intention of making some form of career shift. Career […]


Tata Social Internship Scheme – exploring social impact

Are you a current LSE student with an interest in development, sustainability, CSR and social entrepreneurship?  Keen to explore what working in one of these areas might be like? If so, then the Tata Social Internship scheme may be just what you are looking for! Keep reading to find out more about how you can gain practical experience in these fields in India this summer […]


Work it out: how successful, inspired and responsible leaders think differently

Have you ever wondered what makes a successful leader?  We can all think of someone we might aspire to be, whether in business or another walk of life, but what makes them stand out? Today’s business world is experiencing change at an incredibly fast pace and so the need to adapt, grow and be innovative is key to standing out […]


A look back at our International History networking event.

The International History Department in collaboration with LSE Careers hosted a career networking evening with International History alumni on the 16 January. The evening offered International History students the opportunity to speak informally with BA and MSc International History professionals hearing the personal experiences and insights of alumni who work in a variety of different sectors, functions and roles. Thank you to everyone […]


Internships, work experience and short term opportunities for PhD students to apply for NOW!

We receive information about internships for PhD students and publicise them on our Blog. Other opportunities are posted directly by employers onto CareerHub. There are currently 360 internship opportunities advertised, including PhD internships at the Bank of England and OECD. Lots to apply for! Use a 1:1 appointment to talk through your priorities and goals for developing an interesting range […]


Thinking about your career – working out what it means to you in 2018

So, we are hurtling towards the end of January. While some of you will still be attempting to eat healthier, drink less, dust off the gym kit and start jogging or exchange the phone for a good, old fashioned book many of you will have already failed to keep your New Year Resolutions. How many of you were thinking – new year, […]


Internship programme for students with disabilities closing soon !

Change 100 is a paid, summer internship programme for students with a long-term, physical or mental condition or disability. If successful you would receive paid summer work placements and mentoring. It’s designed to support the career development of talented university students and recent graduates with any disability or long-term health condition, such as: physical impairments sensory impairments mental health conditions […]


Booking is open for our European Internships Fair in Brussels!

What is the LSE Careers European Internships Fair? Our annual careers fair in Brussels, run in collaboration with Sciences Po in Paris and the College of Europe in Bruges, is a must for any students interested in working in public affairs and policy within the European Institutions and associated organisations. This year the fair is taking place on Friday 23 March and, […]


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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.

Student Volunteering Week 2018

Starts: 19 Feb 2018 9:30 AM
Finishes: 25 Feb 2018 5:30 PM
​Student Volunteering Week 2018 is from 19-25 February to promote and celebrate student volunteering. This is the 17th year that Student Volunteering Week is taking place. It's a unique week-long opportunity where the whole country will be getting involved.

Medical Aid Films - Student volunteering week

Starts: 19 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Come and learn more about the volunteering opportunities offered by Medical Aid Films who use innovative media to transform the health and wellbeing of women and children around the world.

PhDs Students – using your time now effectively for your future

Starts: 19 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Feb 2018 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 31
​PhD students are constantly making decisions about how best to use their time. This seminar will help you to understand the range of skills, experience and contacts you can gain while doing your PhD, and help prepare you for your career after LSE.

Speed volunteering circuit with your Student Volunteering Ambassadors - Student Volunteering Week

Starts: 19 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Your Student Volunteering Ambassadors organised an exciting speed volunteering circuit for you for LSE Student Volunteering Week 2018. So come by with your friends - if only for 10 minutes - and do something good whilst having fun.

LSE #CharityTuesday: LSE Volunteer Centre

Starts: 20 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Come and meet the LSE Volunteer Centre outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

SCM Dividend Growth Fund - Women in Finance Lunch

Starts: 20 Feb 2018 12:30 PM
Finishes: 20 Feb 2018 4:00 PM
The firm’s Dividend Growth (DG) Strategy team is hosting a ‘Women in Finance’ lunch for female graduates and undergraduates to encourage more women to apply for finance and fund management roles in particular.

Diversity in the Civil Service Fast Stream

Starts: 20 Feb 2018 2:30 PM
Finishes: 20 Feb 2018 4:30 PM
LSE students are invited to attend an event at the University of London's School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) hosted by the Civil Service Fast Stream.

One-off volunteering: Get fit and give back with the GoodGym (Student Volunteering Week)

Starts: 20 Feb 2018 5:15 PM
Finishes: 20 Feb 2018 7:15 PM
Remaining places: 17
Come and join the Volunteer Centre for a GoodGym run and one-off volunteering task to help a local community project. Anyone who can run for 15 minutes without stopping is fit enough to join - no one gets left behind.

In-house Lawyering

Starts: 20 Feb 2018 5:30 PM
Finishes: 20 Feb 2018 7:00 PM
We are delighted to welcome Nigel Kemp from Citi to speak to us about his journey in Law and Investment Banking and to share with us some insights from his wide and deep in-house career experiences.

IDEP: International development consulting panel

Starts: 20 Feb 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Feb 2018 8:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
A panel of experienced staff from a number of international development consultancies will discuss their careers, current trends, and offer their advice on how best to enter the sector.

Generate: Social enterprise breakfast epiphanies

Starts: 21 Feb 2018 8:30 AM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2018 10:30 AM
Remaining places: 50
​Breakfast epiphanies are meetings where students can hear from inspirational social entrepreneurs talk about their impactful and innovative career paths over croissants and coffee.

LSE Peer Supporters - Student Volunteering Week

Starts: 21 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Come and meet LSE Peer Supporters outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out how to get involved in the programme which aims to provide student-led, informal and confidential assistance to all LSE students who would like some emotional support, help and reassurance.

Access to Employment 2018

Starts: 21 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2018 8:00 PM
Access to Employment is an annual event aimed at bringing together disabled students from the LSE and Imperial College London with graduate and diversity recruiters from a range of industries.

Career changers course

Starts: 21 Feb 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Mar 2018 5:00 PM
​Are you a student with two or more years of work experience? Did you enrol at the LSE intending to change career direction? Then the career change short course is for you.

Skills seminar: Interview guidance hosted by Amazon

Starts: 21 Feb 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 66
Amazon will be on-campus hosting a skills seminar on interviews, advising on competency based interviewing techniques. They will give hints and tips on how to effectively interview, and to demonstrate suitable experience regardless of the amount of work experience you have.

Building your personal brand in the workplace

Starts: 22 Feb 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Remaining places: 12
Come along to this workshop to understand what we mean by the term ‘personal branding’ and why it matters. We will introduce some of the key elements that make up our personal brand and consider their effectiveness.

IDEP: Government sponsored Impact Investment Funds - lunchtime seminar with Dr Thomas Duve, DfW

Starts: 22 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 7

Government sponsored Impact Investment Funds - Meeting of the spirits or private equity sharks in a pool of donor fish?

LSE SU FoodCycle - Student volunteering week

Starts: 22 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Come and learn more about the volunteering opportunities offered by LSE SU FoodCycle. They combine surplus food, volunteers and an empty kitchen space to build communities and provide nutritious meals to people at risk of food poverty.

Meet an Alum - investment analyst/economic consultancy

Starts: 22 Feb 2018 5:30 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2018 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 - cyber security/insurance

Starts: 22 Feb 2018 5:30 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2018 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.

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.

Marketing and Communications Intern

16 Mar 2018
London United Kingdom
With headquarters in London and offices in Frankfurt, Singapore, and Boston, the firm is in a period of rapid international growth. We are now offering three to six-month internships in Arabesque’s marketing and communications team.

Program Manager, Sexual and Reproductive Health

15 Mar 2018
Freetown Sierra Leone
Program Manager, Sexual and Reproductive Health

Financial Analyst

9 Mar 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Viasat World is looking for a Financial Analyst to work on a new video streaming project. The position is part time approx. 22.5 hours a week.

Communications Manager

23 Feb 2018
United Kingdom
You’ll be the driving force of our recruitment campaigns, using brilliant marketing
techniques to reach out to the most promising early career professionals to propel
them towards entrepreneurship that genuinely makes a difference.

Software Developer

31 Mar 2018
Scotland United Kingdom
Global Voices Ltd is a rapidly expanding translation company with significant plans for growth. We provide translation and interpretation services to a wide range of global organisations throughout the UK, Germany, France, Italy, the US and Denmark.

UI Designer

30 Apr 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
You are an experienced UI Designer who is passionate about delivering both a well designed, scalable, intuitive user interface. You are familiar with design tools such as Photoshop and Sketch.

Data Manager

1 Mar 2018
London United Kingdom
We are looking for a passionate part-time data manager and data analyst to undertake the crucial role of maintaining, expanding and harnessing the vast, unparalleled fine wine dataset at the heart of the Wine Lister business.

Machine Learning Scientist

23 Feb 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Machine learning scientist at Machinable
Full-time / Part-time
London, England

We are looking for machine learning scientists to join our team to develop innovative machine learning solutions and work alongside business consultant colleagues to implement these in real client environments.

Summer 2018 teaching opportunity

20 Feb 2018
Cambridge East of England United Kingdom
2018 Summer teaching opportunity

Reach Cambridge (est. 2004) is looking for Postgraduate students, Postdocs and professionals to teach on summer school courses in July and August 2018.

Investment Analyst

5 Apr 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Investment Analyst - Newable Private Investing

Search all our vacancies on CareerHub