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Apply for Generation UK – China scholarships 2017/18

Applications for 2017/18 Generation UK – China scholarship programmes are now open: Interested in studying Chinese language in the spice heartland of Chongqing, or in one of the fastest developing cities in Asia, Shanghai? If so, there are six different Generation UK – China academic scholarship programmes to choose from, ranging from 5-11 months in length, in cities across China, […]


European internship opportunities – Brussels and beyond

Our annual careers fair in Brussels is taking place on Friday 24 March and booking is still open – it’s not to be missed if you’re interested in internships in Brussels. If you’re interested in internships elsewhere in Europe, you can find a range of vacancies on LSE CareerHub including: Communications and Advocacy Intern – World Food Programme, Italy Internship – Public […]


How to get into an international career

Whether you want to go back and work in your home country or if you just want to use work as an excuse to see the world, we can give you some advice on how to get a job outside of the UK. We have some great resources, both online and offline, that can get you started:   1. Country […]


How to become a delegate for the International Committee of the Red Cross

Guest blog by Liz Harris, Recruitment Consultant at the ICRC: Are you yearning for a career in the humanitarian sector? Well, here’s some good news: every year the ICRC hires up to 150 new programme officers or ‘general delegates’. Delegates are the stage managers of the ICRC, the generalists who work alongside the medics, engineers and other specialists to put […]


Thinking of working abroad?

Whether you want to establish yourself in another country or want to use work to see the world, we can give you some advice on how to get a job or experience abroad. We have some great resources, both online and offline, and tips that can get you started moving on after your studies:   1. Know yourself and what […]


Danielle Da Silva – Founder and Executive Director, Photographers Without Borders

Danielle Da Silva studied a masters degree in environment and development in 2011. She now works as Executive Director for a non-profit organisation she co-founded, Photographers without Borders. “I essentially created this job for myself after years of exploring and learning not only how I can apply my many oddball skills to a meaningful cause but also what made me happy. This […]


International students – your next steps

At LSE we have a large number of international students considering a diverse range of future career options. Whether you’re planning to return home to set up a career or you hope to gain some experience in the UK, it’s important for international students to carefully plan their next steps. Working in the UK For those of you looking to […]


Working in research roles in international organisations and think tanks

Blog by LSE PhD careers consultant, Catherine Reynolds: Multiple factors influence career development and for PhD students the interaction between external circumstances and personal priorities make every individual story unique. On Wednesday evening last week we heard three different versions of progression into roles in international organisations and think tanks. An engaged audience of 30 or so current PhD students […]


Austin Vevurka – Communications Director, U.S. House of Representatives

Austin Vevurka completed the MSc in Political Theory at LSE in 2010. He now works as the Communications Director at the U.S. House of Representatives “I chose this job because I believe in the importance of public service. I feel that I have a responsibility to help those who are less well off. I am passionate about politics and public service and feel […]


Get involved in Tata’s social internship scheme

The Tata Social Internship Scheme is a unique partnership between Tata and four leading universities (LSE, the University of Cambridge, UC Berkeley and UC Davis) and is managed and administered by LSE Careers and India Observatory. Scheme The primary objective of the Tata social internship scheme is to give students the opportunity to work on social entrepreneurship, environmental development and corporate […]


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