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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.

Students with disabilities – apply to attend Access to Employment 2018

As Careers Consultant for disabled students I often get asked questions about whether employers will view a candidate negatively if they disclose a disability. Understandably there may be concerns about a lack of understanding or an unwillingness to make adjustments and, more often than not, you may not know the support you’re entitled to or how to handle situations such […]


First year spring weeks, insight programmes, and alternatives 2017/18

With Michaelmas Term now well underway many LSE students are already focusing on the holidays, exams and beyond! LSE Careers is open to all students of any year group and at any stage in your career. We’re always very happy to speak with first year students and have been seeing some of you over the past few weeks. Question topics […]


Taking the Career Plunge

Guest blog from Tamara Oprea, Associate Director Sales and Business Development – Financial Markets at IHS Markit Ltd. “There I was, after all those years of studying and hard work, with a Banking, Finance and Management degree under my belt, ready to take on my career! So many paths and career choices, from banking to corporates, to analytics, to financial […]


Japan Society for the Promotion of Science summer programme

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is Japan’s leading funding agency and is largely funded through annual subsidies from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). The agency is currently accepting applications for their Summer Programme which provides the opportunity for current MPhil or PhD students to receive a one week orientation on […]


A career in the charity sector: it’s all about skills

Since graduating in 2016 in MSc Human Rights at LSE Ruth has gone on to work for Amnesty International and now Child.org as the Charity Apprentice Manager. Here she explains about the scheme and how it can help equip you with the right skills to move in to the charity sector. Like many people, my time campaigning, volunteering and fundraising […]


Career advice I wish I’d told my younger undergraduate self!

Hearing four final year undergraduate Geography students talking candidly with a group of first and second year students, with a wisdom beyond their tender years, prompted me to share their insights with a wider audience.  Whether a student of Mathematics, Anthropology, Economics, Government, Sociology or any of the other undergraduate courses on offer here at the LSE, their advice holds […]


Spend next summer studying in the United States with the Fulbright Commission

Overseas study can make any CV standout as well as being a fantastic experience and opportunity to learn career enhancing skills. The Fulbright Commission have just announced the opening of applications for the Study of the US Institutes (SUSI) on Social Entrepreneurship, Environmental Issues, and Civic Engagement. This opportunity allows students from all over Europe travel to the United States to […]


Wondering how to find fulfilling work? Try these top tips from our ‘Work It Out’ series

Today more than ever, we want to find work that pays the bills and is also meaningful to us. But how can you go about it so your work aligns with your passions and makes you bounce out of bed in the morning? LSE Careers and LSE Life has engaged a range of career specialists to help you answer this question in their […]


How to plan your PhD application

The LSE Careers team have been seeing quite a few students asking about the process of applying for a PhD.  Here Hannah Cottrell, a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology, shares her insights into the process and some of the things you need to think about when putting together a PhD application. Know the PhD application requirements inside out […]


Introducing ‘Cutting Edge Issues in Development’ lecture series

What is the future of aid? What does an inclusive Global Value Chain look like? Who drives climate-relevant policies in the rising powers? These are some of the questions that will be answered over the period of two terms in the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice series. The Visiting Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of International […]


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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.

Case study masterclasses with former Bain consultant

Starts: 10 Nov 2017 9:30 AM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2018 11:30 AM
A series of masterclasses with an Ana Hernandez Rubio (an experienced management consultant) to help you improve your case study performance. You must have a case study interview coming up in order to book a place.

One-off volunteering: Christmas Collectors

Starts: 30 Nov 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 16 Dec 2017 6:00 PM
Would you like to be a part of the festive spirit and help raise vital funds for blind and partially sighted people? RNIB needs enthusiastic and friendly volunteers to help with collections at train stations and shopping centres alongside choir groups.

PwC - Tax Insight Breakfast

Starts: 11 Dec 2017 8:00 AM
Finishes: 11 Dec 2017 10:00 AM
Don't miss out on the opportunity to get to know PwC better at our breakfast insight session.

FULL - Christmas Concert Volunteer: one-off volunteering with The Children's Trust

Starts: 11 Dec 2017 4:30 PM
Finishes: 11 Dec 2017 10:30 PM
  • This opportunity is now full*
​We are looking for LSE volunteers to help at The Children's Trust upcoming Christmas Concert taking place on Monday 11 December 2017 at the stunning Holy Trinity in London.

Introduction to case interviews for Management Consultancy

Starts: 8 Jan 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 8 Jan 2018 10:00 AM
Remaining places: 120
Case interviews are widely used by consultancies during the recruitment process. This seminar, for students with a basic knowledge of case study interviews, will explore reasons employers use case studies and the types of problem-solving exercises included.

How to write effective application forms

Starts: 9 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 9 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
This seminar covers all aspects of completing structured application forms (with reference to what employers are looking for so you can approach them with confidence.

Skills seminar: Public affairs and lobbying in the EU and UK

Starts: 10 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 10 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 65
Ever wondered what lobbying means? Why do organisations need to lobby? Understand these questions and more with this interactive seminar facilitated by gplus Europe.

IDEP: How to get into International Development

Starts: 10 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 10 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
This introductory seminar is a practical guide to the key things you need to know about careers in the international development sector. It is a repeat of the seminar that took place at the beginning of Michaelmas term.

How to write effective CVs

Starts: 12 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 130
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.

Volunteering - why, what, how, when?

Starts: 15 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 80
​Come along to this seminar to find out how you can get involved in volunteering during your studies at LSE and find out what opportunities are available.

How to write cover letters

Starts: 15 Jan 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 56
Cover letters are your opportunity to promote yourself and convince employers you are the right person for the job. This seminar will help you understand what employers want from your cover letter and show you how to achieve this.

How to perform well at interviews

Starts: 16 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 70
​This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to review your interview preparation approach, formulate suitable answers, and practice your technique.

Is the Life of a Barrister for Me? The Tale of Three Barristers.

Starts: 16 Jan 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Jan 2018 8:00 PM
Remaining places: 59
What is it like to be a barrister in the UK?

Three LSE alumni practising barristers will share their own career paths, experiences give and answer your questions.

Students from all degree disciplines are welcome to this panel event, especially all LLB, LLM and Law postgraduate students.

Skills seminar: IDEP: International Development case study

Starts: 17 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 17 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
Representatives from Dalberg will facilitate a case study to delve into one example of the many challenges they address on real-life international development projects.

Internships, Work Experience & Part Time Work

Starts: 18 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 120
​An internship, work experience, and part-time work are all excellent ways to stand out in a tough job market and support yourself financially during your studies. Come along to this seminar to find out where to look for opportunities and get top tips on making successful applications.

IDEP: European Centre for Development Policy Management with LSE alum

Starts: 18 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 70
Sophie Desmidt, LSE alum, talks about her career in international development at the European Centre for Development Policy Management. Learn about opportunities for graduates at the ECDPM as well as Sophie's additional experiences at various UN departments and the Human Rights Watch.

How to perform well in group exercises

Starts: 18 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 40
This interactive workshop will introduce you to some typical group exercises and offer insights into skills and behaviours employers are looking for.

Coffee morning: Careers at the Bar

Starts: 19 Jan 2018 8:30 AM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2018 10:00 AM
This event is for students aspiring to become a barrister, and is open to all degree disciplines. Come and learn what it takes to have a successful career at the Bar from those in the know.

CVs for Experienced Hires

Starts: 19 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 70
When you have several years professional experience, it can be a challenge to know how best to present it. This seminar will look at different CV formats and techniques for presenting yourself effectively, and is aimed at postgraduates with a number of years professional work experience.

IDEP: How to find an overseas volunteering opportunity

Starts: 23 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 70
​Are you interested in volunteering overseas? Come along to this panel event investigating how to choose an overseas volunteering opportunity.

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.

Customer Operations

30 May 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
We're looking for detail-oriented, empathetic problem solvers to join our Customer Operations (Weekend) team at Monzo 🚀

Part-time researcher

31 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
The Intergenerational Foundation, the UK’s only charitable think tank which researches issues affecting young people and future generations, is seeking to employ a part-time researcher to assist with research projects across our broad research agenda.

Data Analyst

11 Dec 2017
Greater London United Kingdom
Data Analyst, Criminal Justice Policy

Asset Allocation Intern

15 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Moneyfarm is a playing a major role in disrupting the wealth management industry in Europe.
We are currently looking for an Intern to join the Asset Allocation team (AAT). The team is responsible for managing client portfolios in excess of £260 million.

Data Analyst and Programmer

31 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Who we are

We manage a c.$100m family investment fund, focusing on international equities and credit, from our townhouse office in Mayfair, London. Our clients have been entrepreneurially successful in their industry for nearly two centuries and are now in their sixth generation.

Graduate Operational Improvement Consultant

18 Dec 2017
Nationwide United Kingdom
We are Newton.

We crack some of the toughest business and public sector challenges of the day. Not with reports or copy and paste thinking, but by pinpointing and implementing the changes that will make the biggest difference.

We demand better in everything we do. We think you should too

Marketing Intern

31 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
We are looking for a talented, proactive and passionate Marketing Intern to drive adoption of Circle across the UK. Competitive hourly wage, 20 hours per week, London based role.

Policy Officer

1 Jan 2018
Paris Ile de France France
Institut Montaigne, a pioneering independent French think tank, is seeking to recruit two policy officers.

Quantitative Research Analyst

31 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Jupiter seeks a Quantitative Research Analyst to add to its implementation capability. Duties would include working with portfolio managers and team members to implement investment models, optimise and develop systems, create portfolio analytics, and add to our investment toolkit.

Global Surgery Fellow

25 Dec 2017
Virginia Beach Virginia United States of America
The fellowship will serve as business intelligence for the organization and contribute to knowledge of key issues facing the scale up of access to surgery in low-and middle-income countries. Fellows will also lead innovative initiatives and implement programs aimed at addressing these issues.

Search all our vacancies on CareerHub