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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.

Insider tips – working as a Trainee Solicitor

Guest blog by Nitika Patel, Trainee Solicitor at CMS: I thoroughly enjoyed my law degree at LSE and I believe it gave me a strong foundation on the subject. Being surrounded by driven and motivated students, I found myself applying for insight days from my very first year. This proved invaluable as I gained exposure to different law firms, their […]


Jobs of the week

Part-time Content Manager Graduate Environment Consultant Experienced hire Technical Specialist International Country Editor Volunteer The Big Wrap, Gift Wrapper Internship Bioinformatician


Starting again: an ‘emerging scholar’ at 50-odd?

Guest post by Ruth Garland, LSE PhD alumna: A late career change is exciting and energising but it throws up many contradictions. Last week, for example, I was honoured to be asked to chair a conference session on behalf of the youth section of the European media and communications research association, ECREA. I was one of the oldest people in the […]


What are you expecting from a Training Contract?

In this blog, Sarah Stockley from Vinson & Elkins explains why understanding how a firm structures its programme is an important factor. She started her training contract at Vinson & Elkins in 2006 and then qualified into the Complex Commercial Litigation department in 2008. Sarah was an associate and senior associate until the beginning of 2016, when she transitioned internally […]


Presidential Management Fellows applications open 23 October – 1 November

The USA’s flagship leadership development programme since 1977, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program matches graduate students with federal opportunities across the country. A two-year paid fellowship includes challenging assignments, developmental assignments and numerous networking opportunities which will enable successful finalists to develop skills they can take forward onto future careers in government or alternative sectors. Finalists are hired by […]


From LSE to the Fast Stream

Guest blog from Nathan Prakash Paterson, who graduated with a BSc Economic History with Economics degree in 2014 from the London School of Economics. During his time at university he completed the Civil Service Summer Diversity Internship Programme (SDIP) before spending time overseas with an NGO in Kenya and the graduate management consulting programme of a multinational firm. He then […]


You don’t have to have a law degree to become a lawyer

You don’t have to have a law degree to qualify as a solicitor or barrister. Many legal employers recruit up to 50% of their trainees from non-law degrees. So what do you need? excitement at the prospect of working closely with clients across all industry sectors (energy, financial services, social media, health – the law gets everywhere) to solve their […]


Five biotech career options for non-scientists

Guest post by LSE MSc in International Management alumnus, Yannick Skop: It has been a booming decade for biotech, not just in the stock market, but also in real, impactful advances in human knowledge. Just as I started writing this blog post, we learn that for the very first time, scientists have managed to edit the faulty DNA of embryos, preventing […]


Career options after a PhD. What are you thinking? How are you feeling?

Are you thinking about roles in or outside academia? Could you have both? Are you feeling curious, confident, confused or concerned? Career conversations with PhD students tend to focus on two employment sectors: in and outside academia. But in a complex labour market is there a simple binary divide between these employment worlds? Your future might involve both. Putting aside tricky […]


Work it Out: What will work of the future look like? The Art of Work

Our work environment is transforming in exciting yet challenging ways. With the future being shaped by technological innovations and new job roles being created every day, it’s uncertain as to what the future workforce might look like. One thing, however, will remain the same: finding your purpose and fit. For our next ‘Work it Out’ event, near Futurologists, Sandra Evans […]


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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.

Moody’s Business Team Challenge: Showcase Your Talents

Starts: 20 Oct 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Oct 2017 5:00 PM
Moody's are an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Whether you join Moody’s Investors Service or Moody’s Analytics, your opinion will matter.

One-off volunteering: Migrant/ Refugee Awareness & Support

Starts: 20 Oct 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Oct 2017 4:00 PM
The Wonder Foundation needs volunteers for their event on 20 October. They need brains, hearts, language, crafting, filming and writing skills - to share ideas and experiences and make young refugees and migrants feel welcome.

How to get the most out of the Law Fair

Starts: 20 Oct 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Oct 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 60
If you’re attending the Law Fair (24 and 26 October) and are wondering what to expect, this seminar will tell you all you need to know and how you can make the most of it. This seminar is open to all law students as well as non-law students interested in pursuing a career in law.

HSBC Global Banking – Coverage Relationship Management Interactive Event

Starts: 20 Oct 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Oct 2017 4:00 PM
Join us for an interactive session with Global Banking – Coverage Relationship Management. We will take a deep dive into the fundamentals of the Coverage role, ranging from client engagement to strategic rationale.

M&G Investments - Insight Event

Starts: 23 Oct 2017 9:15 AM
Finishes: 23 Oct 2017 5:00 PM
This event is open to current and recent university students who are interested in finding out more about working in Fund Management. You will have the opportunity to hear from successful employees at M&G as well as networking and a Q&A session with further M&G employees.

FTI Consulting Careers Cafe - Coffee Chats about Economic Consulting

Starts: 23 Oct 2017 9:30 AM
Finishes: 23 Oct 2017 11:30 AM
Come and meet campus recruiters from FTI Consulting to learn more about economic and financial consulting, ask about the application process, or get feedback on your CV.

PwC Economic Consultancy - Presentation evening

Starts: 23 Oct 2017 5:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Oct 2017 7:00 PM
​Don't miss out on the opportunity to get to know PwC better at our presentation and networking evening. Come and meet our people who will include recent joiners, our recruitment team and senior members of staff.

Simmons & Simmons – Supreme Court event

Starts: 23 Oct 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Oct 2017 9:00 PM
Simmons & Simmons would like to invite LSE students to join us at the Supreme Court, London on Monday 23 October.

Nomura Company Presentation

Starts: 23 Oct 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Oct 2017 8:30 PM
We are offering a unique opportunity for LSE students to attend an evening of networking with Nomura – Asia’s global investment bank hosted at our London office.

RBB Economics Company Presentation

Starts: 23 Oct 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 23 Oct 2017 8:30 PM
Remaining places: 41
This is the main on-campus presentation for RBB Economics. Come along to find out more about our organisation and meet our representatives.

Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) Company Information Session

Starts: 23 Oct 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 23 Oct 2017 8:30 PM
Remaining places: 24
Please join us at our Information Session to learn more about life at APT, and current openings. This will be followed by an opportunity to meet current APT employees over drinks and canapés

RBS On-campus promotion

Starts: 24 Oct 2017
Finishes: 24 Oct 2017 11:59 PM
Find out how you can take the first step towards a more individual graduate pathway at our new campus event.

PwC - Breakfast with Deals

Starts: 24 Oct 2017 8:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2017 10:30 AM
​Don't miss out on the opportunity to get to know Deals better at our networking event. You'll discover why PwC's the first choice for a career in business.

LSE #CharityTuesday: ReachOut

Starts: 24 Oct 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2017 2:00 PM
Come and meet ReachOut outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

Introduction to assessment centres

Starts: 24 Oct 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2017 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.

Work it Out: What will work of the future look like? The Art of Work

Starts: 24 Oct 2017 4:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2017 6:00 PM
Remaining places: 43
Near Futurologists from the The Art of Work will share their insights into what the workplace of the future might look like and what skills and attributes you will need to succeed.

LSE Careers Law Fair 2017, Night One

Starts: 24 Oct 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2017 9:00 PM
On campus Careers Fair held over two nights offering you the chance to meet with a wide variety of law firms and law training providers.

Deloitte Autumn Evening Presentation

Starts: 24 Oct 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2017 9:00 PM
Whether you’re interested in one of our graduate roles or internship programmes, we recommend you take the opportunity to attend one of our exclusive ‘Deloitte Autumn Careers Evenings’.

CIL Management Consultants - First round interview and case study presentation

Starts: 24 Oct 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2017 8:00 PM
Remaining places: 8
The presentation will be an introduction to management consultancy and more specifically CIL and the types of projects we work on. We will also talk though how a first round market sizing interview works and do some interactive examples of these.

Open evening at Fieldfisher for law and non-law students

Starts: 24 Oct 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2017 8:30 PM
Fieldfisher will be hosting an Open eveningaimed at law students in their penultimate or final year of studies and non-law students in their final year of studies.Graduates are also welcome to apply.

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

24 Oct 2017
Surrey South East England United Kingdom
Global Insurance client are seeking a trainee/junior Data Scientist to help develop analytical sophistication, initially within the Pricing department, by using machine learning techniques to solve pricing problems. Requires programming skills in R or Python, and SQL.

Threat Intelligence Product Specialist

26 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Cyber Security Tech company seeking entry level Threat Intelligence Product Specialists for a Full Time Permanent position. If you have san interest in Cyber Security please submit an application!

Events Manager

31 Oct 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
We are an exclusive event space in the heart of London’s Mayfair. We are looking for a new Events Manager to take over the running of this venue. Graduates with 2 year + of industry experience are encouraged to apply.

Research Assistant

31 Oct 2017
London United Kingdom
We are an economic forecasting business, commercialising the research work of a group of academic economists. We need someone to help compile a weekly report for customers.

Investment Associate

10 Nov 2017
Millbank Greater London United Kingdom
The Economic Advancement Program is a new global program of OSF. The mission of the EAP is to increase economic opportunity for the marginalized in ways that promote inclusive, open and prosperous societies. Economic power may be wielded to oppress or liberate, just as potently as political power.

Technical Specialist/ Expert

29 Oct 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
We are seeking candidates with a passion for, and professional background in, economic development, inclusive growth and / or women’s economic empowerment for a mid-level / senior post to join our expanding Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) team.

Solar Irrigation Pump Business plan development Internship

30 Nov 2017
Chiswick Greater London United Kingdom
Develop the business plan for a solar powered irrigation pump targeted at Sub-Saharan Africa

Project Manager Syrian Peace Process Project

31 Oct 2017
London or home based Greater London United Kingdom
Lead implementation of PCi's new project, providing both technical peacebuilding input to activities and project management.

Graduate Environment Consultant

27 Oct 2017
Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Guildford North West England United Kingdom
Graduate Environment Consultant, Environment - Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Guildford

Country Editors based Worldwide

31 Dec 2017
The Business Year, a leading provider of economic intelligence and a publisher of annual trade and investment resources, is now hiring Country Editors based Worldwide.

Search all our vacancies on CareerHub