USA careers resources

The following resources can be used to find out more about careers, recruitment processes and employers in the USA. They are specifically put together with LSE students in mind.

Country resources

LSE resources

The School has a strong history of engagement with the USA and as such there is much activity devoted to and surrounding the country:

General job search

Alongside the opportunities posted on LSE CareerHub, the following display job advertisements for positions across the USA.  Sector-specific resources are available below.

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Sector resources

The lists below are by no means exhaustive - they are here to serve as signposting points and ideas for you to continue your job search.

Academia, education and teaching

  • LSE Careers - postgraduate study in the USA
    Dedicated resources on how to begin the search for further study in the USA
  • Academic360
    Collection of resources for academic jobhunters including job postings of professorial positions across America
  • Academic Keys
    Extensive jobs board for roles in academia across the United States and comprehensive information on faculty and educational resources
  • HigherEd Jobs
    Useful website providing a platform for roles in higher education institutions across the United States
  • Inside Higher Ed
    Online publication featuring news and analysis on the latest higher education stories across the USA
  • The Fulbright Commission
    Provides useful information on study in the USA and offers a number of awards to UK students interested in postgraduate study
    Comprehensive online source of graduate school and programme information including a searchable database

Arts, heritage and culture


Energy and environment

Financial services

Government and politics

Background and resources
General job search sites
  • GovLoop
    Detailed information and links to find various government roles across the United States
  • RollCall Jobs
    Washington, D.C. based careers portal for jobs based on Capitol Hill
  • Hill Zoo
    Listings of both Democratic and Republican jobs in Washington, D.C.
Non-partisan roles
Democratic Party roles
Republican Party roles

Healthcare and pharmaceuticals

International development and humanitarian work

Law and legal services

Media and communications

  • Media Bistro
    Traditional media, digital media, and social media jobs/internships.
  • National Public Radio
    Full-time internship programmes with a stipend attached throughout the year
  • The Washington Post
    Paid summer internships available across various areas for one of America's leading news publications

Not for profits

Public policy

Sport, recreation and hospitality