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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.

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.

Building your personal brand in the workplace

Starts: 22 Feb 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Remaining places: 16
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.

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.

IDEP: Working for a government aid agency panel

Starts: 22 Feb 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2018 8:00 PM
Remaining places: 41
This panel discussion will cover the type of work undertaken by government aid agencies and the experience, academic qualifications and personal qualities such agencies are seeking when recruiting staff.

Coffee morning: Careers in health

Starts: 23 Feb 2018 8:30 AM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2018 10:00 AM
This coffee morning is for students aspiring to work in health, and is open to all degree disciplines. Come and learn what it takes to succeed in this sector from those in the know.

SMC in London - Case study workshop

Starts: 23 Feb 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2018 10:00 PM
Are you a future leader?

Lloyds Banking Group On-campus promotion

Starts: 23 Feb 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2018 5:00 PM
Lloyds Banking Group on-campus promotion. Come and talk with our colleagues and former graduates, and discover your passions, strengths, and the career path that best suits you.

#BritainHasClass - Student volunteering week

Starts: 23 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Come and learn more about the volunteering opportunities offered by #BritainHasClass. They aim to give working class people a platform and raise awareness around class inequality in 21st Century Britain.

Life at Morgan Stanley - Insight Afternoon

Starts: 23 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2018 5:00 PM
If you want to find out how you can put your talent and ambition to work and be part of a team that creates positive change, join us at our event aimed specifically at first or penultimate year students interested in joining Morgan Stanley.

Operation War Diary - one-off volunteering - Student Volunteering Week

Starts: 23 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2018 4:00 PM
Remaining places: 28
Would you like to do some volunteering and develop a new skill? Then why not try volunteering? The story of the British Army during the First World War is waiting to be discovered in 1.5 million pages of war diaries - we need your help to reveal their stories.

Cutting Edge Issues in Development: ‘Building people’s power: has the development sector helped?’

Starts: 23 Feb 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2018 6:00 PM
Dr Danny Sriskandarajah is the Secretary General of CIVICUS, a global alliance of civil society organisations.

This event is part of the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice series.

How to write effective CVs

Starts: 23 Feb 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 106
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.

Sparta Global Hackathon: 'Speak Out' in memory of Andrew Otero

Starts: 24 Feb 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Feb 2018 6:00 PM
Sign up now to be a part of the 'Speak Out' hackathon contest where teams will be challenged to create new technology throughout the day.

Teach First Taster Programme (2 days)

Starts: 26 Feb 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 27 Feb 2018 5:30 PM
Over the course of two days, you'll attend skills-based workshops, meet pupils from the schools we work with and network with our partners and recruitment team.

PhDs and Research Staff Mature student lunch

Starts: 26 Feb 2018 12:15 PM
Finishes: 26 Feb 2018 1:30 PM
Remaining places: 34
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, a recent LSE PhD graduate and join a facilitated careers discussion for people in your situation.

LSE #CharityTuesday: Body & Soul

Starts: 27 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Come and meet Body & Soul outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

Careers Cafe: Political Risk, Security & Conflict Discussion

Starts: 27 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
The Careers Cafe is an informal environment to meet and have a discussion with professionals working in broad remits in the humanitarian, conflict and security space. It's an opportunity in small student groups to ask questions and gain insights into the sector, career paths, and current challenges.

Santander 360: Ted Pop-up, Popcorn and Panel followed by Mezcal Tasting and Networking

Starts: 27 Feb 2018 1:30 PM
Finishes: 27 Feb 2018 3:30 PM
Remaining places: 30
LSE Generate is collaborating with Santander and the Innovation Co-Creation Lab again for Santander 360, celebrating LSE links with global social enterprise! Join us for a cinema screening, skype panel and food tasting with a special focus on social innovation.

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.

Chief Financial Officer (m/f)

20 Mar 2018
Berlin Berlin Germany
The fastest growing tech startup in Europe is looking for a CFO. You would be the first in the role and therefore have the chance to have huge impact within a high-growth team.

Summer Legal Internship

3 Apr 2018
Victoria Greater London United Kingdom
Exciting opportunity to experience first-hand the workings of an in house legal team.

Communications Consultant

1 Apr 2018
United Kingdom
Communications Consultant

Strategy & Analysis Intern

17 Mar 2018
Richmond Greater London United Kingdom
We offer a unique opportunity for an intern to join our highly entrepreneurial team (often described as “a start-up within a large company”), learn from some of the most innovative people in the payments industry and work for a leading global technology company.

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.

Corporate Credit Analyst

2 Mar 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Corporate Credit Analysts work alongside other analysts and editorial staff providing research and analysis directly to our subscribers.They are responsible for complete coverage of high-yield and stressed credits including earnings calls and timely breaking of impactful financial developments.

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.

Search all our vacancies on CareerHub