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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Aleeza Asghar – Consulting Senior Associate, Strategy&

aleezaasghar238x158Aleeza Asghar completed the BSc Economic History  at LSE in 2013. She now works as a Strategy& Consulting Senior Associate at Strategy& (part of the PwC network).

“My LSE experience was phenomenal… I was continuously challenged and stimulated, in numerous ways.”

Find out more about Aleeza Asghar and her experiences on her graduate profile page.

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Recruitment practices around the world

Many LSE students want to work globally when they graduate and therefore make applications to organisations based in many different countries. No matter which country you apply to your application needs to be targeted, demonstrate the skills and experience that match the role you’re applying to whilst also demonstrating your motivation for working in this country. Beyond this however, each […]


Insider tips – working in Brussels

Guest blog by Freddie van Mierlo who has worked as a Consultant at Harwood Levitt Consulting, a boutique Public Affairs strategy consultancy based in Brussels, since 2015: The Brussels labour market is famed for its competitive, multilingual, hyper-educated work force. Today, most people aspiring to work in Brussels start at the bottom, as opposed to parachuting in as a seconded […]


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 Going Global to research […]


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 […]


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 […]


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