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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 […]


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 […]


Daiwa Scholarships – language, homestay and work placement in Japan

Guest blog by Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation: The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is a UK charity supporting UK-Japan links through awarding Daiwa Scholarships. The Daiwa Scholarship is a unique approximately 19-month programme of language study, work placement and homestay in Japan, following a period of Japanese tuition in the UK. Daiwa Scholarships offer young and talented UK citizens with strong leadership potential […]


Insider tips blog series from alumni and employers

Throughout the past few months, we’ve posted blogs from LSE alumni and employers about what it’s like to work in certain sectors, including their advice for current students. In this blog you can find a recap of what they said – check out previous posts too and look out for more posts this year! Training contracts and beyond Guest blog […]


Thinking about teaching English abroad?

Teaching abroad can be a great way to expand your horizons, learn new skills and travel. Here are some tips to get started: 1. Research If you plan to move halfway around the world to teach English, research all aspects of your international adventure to make it as successful and rewarding as possible. You can use GoinGlobal to research financial […]


Insights from a UK student on working abroad

Guest blog by current student Sam Woolston who shares his experience of working abroad in Italy and Cyprus: Teaching English in Italy The first sign that my summer might include working in a foreign country came at the end of Lent Term. I received an email from a Head Teacher of a language school I had previously worked at asking […]


Tips on securing a job abroad

Finding a job outside of your home country can be hard, and a lot of work and research. There are a huge number of rules and regulations that can be difficult to adhere to when you’re looking at working abroad. In addition to that, the way jobs are recruited can also be different to what you’re used to, and if […]


Engaging, learning and fun: an experience of working with a Chinese think tank on Sustainability

Guest blog by A.Rong (LSE PhD) who has worked with Chinese think tank Rock Environment and Energy Institute (REEI). Representatives, including interns, of REEI are attending our 2017 Beijing Careers Fair on Monday 14 August. Book now for the chance to meet them and learn more about their opportunities! In the academic year 2016/7, I came back to my home […]


Shirin Reuvers – Manager, Policy and Public Affairs, CDP

Shirin Reuvers completed the MSc Global History at LSE  in 2013. She now works as a Manager of Policy & Public Affairs at CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project). “My time at LSE was an academically challenging yet… I have met some of the most amazing people in that time.” Find out more about Shirin Reuvers and her experiences on her graduate profile […]


Booking for our China and Hong Kong Careers Fairs is open!

LSE Careers is once again collaborating with Imperial College London and The University of Cambridge to bring you Careers Fairs in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Last year’s fairs were a great success with several LSE attendees obtaining placements and job offers as a result of coming along. To book your place at one or more of the fairs, visit […]


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