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LSE Careers is here to help guide you through the careers maze with a comprehensive range of careers and employment services.
We offer careers events, a vacancy board, one-to-one appointments and practice interviews, advice about further study, support if you'd like to set up your own business, and numerous online resources.

How to set short, medium and long term goals

Blog by LSE Careers consultant Danny Wilkey: Why is it important to set goals? Let’s begin with some common interview questions: Where do you see your career in five years’ time? Why did you choose that course? Tell me about yourself These questions assume you’ve not only thought about your career goals but you are able to articulate them. So having […]


Careers FAQs – Lent Term

What if I haven’t been able to think about my career last term or attend any events yet? That’s absolutely fine – it’s never too early or too late to get started! We know that depending on what you’re studying and at what level, as well as your personal and social commitments, it can feel like certain times of the […]


Finding an alternative internship

When you hear the word ‘internship’ what goes through your mind? A summer stint you should do if you want to join a bank or a professional services firm? A position in the City that involves finance or corporate know-how? It won’t come as a surprise to many of you that numerous students at LSE do select more formal, structured internship paths. […]


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Below are our forthcoming careers events. Find out more about the types of careers events we run or browse all our events on CareerHub.

Clyde & Co open days

Starts: 10 Feb 2017 9:30 AM
Finishes: 17 Mar 2017 5:30 PM
If you are a first year law or non-law student interested in a career in commercial law, come along to one of Clyde& Co Open Days.

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn open days 2017

Starts: 15 Feb 2017
Finishes: 1 Mar 2017 11:59 PM
If you are currently studying a non-law degree and plan to start the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) course in September 2017, Lincoln's Inn invites you to join us to learn more about your route to the Bar.

Career changers course

Starts: 1 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Mar 2017 5:00 PM
​Are you a student with two or more years of work experience? Did you enrol at the LSE intending to change career direction? Then the career change short course is for you.

Open day - Women at the commercial Bar

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 5:00 PM
One Essex Court is offering a unique opportunity for students to learn more about life as a
woman at the commercial Bar.

Working in humanitarian emergency and post-conflict work – panel event

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 1:15 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 2:45 PM
Remaining places: 41
This panel event is an opportunity to learn more about careers in these areas, how the panel members started and developed their careers, day-to-day roles and responsibilities, challenges faced and opportunities open to students. This event is part of Conflict, Political Risk and Security Week.

Pitching, presenting and public speaking in the workplace

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 5:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
Even if we have sufficiently prepared what to say, how we say it is often the key to success. This interactive workshop will enable you to enhance your pitching, presenting and public speaking skills in an immersive, fun, and easily accessible way!

Meet an Alum - government/policy

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 7:45 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

Meet an Alum - CSR/sustainability

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 7:45 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation.

Covington & Burling LLP law insight evening

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 8:45 PM
If you are looking to get into the legal profession, then this is an event for you! You will have the opportunity to ask questions and network with London’s best lawyers.

Simmons & Simmons LGBT in the City

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 8:30 PM
This event is a unique opportunity for LGBT Society members who are aspiring for a career in law to learn about the experiences of LGBT leaders and role-models, to explore issues of coming out at work and to find out more about graduate opportunities.

QVARTZ presentation

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 7:00 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 9:30 PM
Come meet us QVARTZ at the Oakeshott Room at Lincoln College. We will let you in on why we believe that Nordic values are beneficial in a global perspective, and how we work to change the management consulting industry from within.

Breakfast: Careers in political risk, conflict and security

Starts: 3 Mar 2017 8:00 AM
Finishes: 3 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
This breakfast is for students aspiring to work in conflict, political risk and security, and is open to all degree disciplines. Come and learn what it takes to succeed from those in the know. This event is part of Conflict, Political Risk and Security Week.

Meet an Alum - Department for International Development (DfID)

Starts: 3 Mar 2017 4:00 PM
Finishes: 3 Mar 2017 6:00 PM
Meet an Alum brings together alumni and current students for small 30 minute group discussions so you can find out what it’s really like to work in a particular field or organisation. This event is part of Conflict, Political Risk and Security Week.

One-off: Tree planting volunteer

Starts: 4 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 4 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Come plant trees with Trees for Cities on Saturday 4 March from 10am-3pm. It's a fantastic way to learn more about trees, get practical hands on experience, improve your health and well-being, meet new people and have fun.

Costain live and interactive question & answer session

Starts: 6 Mar 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Join Costain's apprentice, student and graduate opportunities live and interactive question & answer session. This session will be driven by you and your questions. No pitch from us, just open, honest answers to help you join their team.

Finding research fellowships and applying for post-doc funding (for PhD students/research staff)

Starts: 6 Mar 2017 4:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Mar 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 19
Develop your understanding of research fellowships in academia at this seminar, where you will learn the process involved in finding and applying successfully. For PhD students and research staff only.

LSE #CharityTuesday: Age UK Islington

Starts: 7 Mar 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 7 Mar 2017 2:00 PM
Come and meet Age UK Islington outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

Using LinkedIn in your job search

Starts: 7 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Mar 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 111
This seminar will cover building an effective LinkedIn profile with tips on what to include in each section, how to increase your visibility, and techniques to help you connect and build relationships with LSE alumni. It is most suitable for students with a basic understanding of LinkedIn.

Nature conservationist: one-off volunteering

Starts: 8 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 8 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 2
The LSE Volunteer Centre is recruiting a team of LSE students to volunteer for the day at Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park to help the wardens carry out vital management work in the park’s nesting sites for the Common Tern, one of their migrant birds.

IDEP: Save the Children's role in humanitarian capacity building RESCHEDULED

Starts: 8 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 8 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 34
Andy Naslas and Caroline King from Save The Children will talk about the training their organisation provides for those involved in humanitarian emergencies.

Search all our events on CareerHub

This is a selection of full time and part time jobs, volunteering opportunities and internships currently being advertised on LSE CareerHub. To search all the opportunities we are advertising please log in to LSE CareerHub.

Research Associate / Sampling and Survey Expert

30 Jun 2017
Southampton South East England United Kingdom
The Flowminder Foundation and WorldPop Project are seeking to appoint a Research Associate to lead the organisation’s efforts in the development and implementation of analytical and survey methods for quantifying bias and improving estimation procedures.

Graduate Rotational programme

24 May 2017
Cyberjaya Malaysia
RBC Investor & Treasury Services is a specialist in asset services, custody, payments and treasury services for financial and other institutional investors worldwide. With 800 employees in Kuala Lumpur and Cyberjaya, our centre of excellence provides support across our global network of offices.

Semiotics & Cultural Insight Intern

1 Apr 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
We are a busy, experienced, and friendly semiotics and cultural insight agency looking for sharp, enthusiastic, and driven graduates passionate about brands and culture to join our growing team.

Graduate Development Program: Client Services

31 Mar 2017
Egham Greater London United Kingdom
This is a 2-4 year rotational program designed to expose highly talented individuals to several business functions within our client service organization.

Researcher / Data Analyst

31 Mar 2017
Southampton South East England United Kingdom
As a Data Analyst with the Flowminder Foundation you will be tasked with developing new methods for processing some of the largest datasets ever analysed in the development and humanitarian sectors.

International Elite Internship (IEI) Programme (2017)

31 Mar 2017
Haikou Hainan China
HNA Group is going to launch the 2017 International Elite Internship (IEI) Programme this coming summer.

Compliance Officer

15 Mar 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
MeritKapital Limited, a CySEC licenced investment firm with offices in London, Riga and Limassol, is seeking to recruit a Compliance Officer for their Limassol office.

Communications Assistant

15 Mar 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
Communications Assistant to support across PR, public affairs and global staff communications for a fast growing digital education business.

Intern - Business and Consumer Insight

8 Mar 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
An exciting opportunity for an Intern to support the smooth running of our business and the day-to-day management of research studies for clients. This is an opportunity to develop new skills while working in an enjoyable and friendly environment.

Internship Internal Communication

31 Aug 2017
Brussels Belgium
Internship Internal Communication

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