You can book an appointment with the PhD careers adviser on LSE CareerHub.
Please note: All career discussions are held in confidence.
Log in to LSE CareerHub to search for job opportunities and book places on careers events. We also have lists of other academic and non-academic job sites suitable for PhD students.
One hour seminars on careers issues relevant to PhD students run throughout the year. For information about the latest events log in to LSE CareerHub.
Our PhD careers consultant also delivers seminars for the Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) programmes for PhD students and post-doctoral staff. For more information contact TLC on firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also find all our PhD careers seminar slides on this website.
Access to LSE Careers after you graduate
You can continue to book appointments with the PhD careers adviser for two years from the date of your PhD graduation.
For further information on alumni access please visit the CareerHub access page.
Research staff access
As a member of research staff you can access CareerHub and book career events and appointments. Register as a new staff user here.
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