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Careers information and resources

This is the section of the LSE Careers website containing all our careers information and resources. Explore this site for information on planning your career, finding work, different employment sectors, further study and other careers topics.
To find out about the services we offer including appointments, events, the Volunteer Centre, and Generate, visit the LSE Careers homepage.

Internship programme for students with disabilities closing soon !

Change 100 is a paid, summer internship programme for students with a long-term, physical or mental condition or disability. If successful you would receive paid summer work placements and mentoring. It’s designed to support the career development of talented university students and recent graduates with any disability or long-term health condition, such as: physical impairments sensory impairments mental health conditions […]


Booking is open for our European Internships Fair in Brussels!

What is the LSE Careers European Internships Fair? Our annual careers fair in Brussels, run in collaboration with Sciences Po in Paris and the College of Europe in Bruges, is a must for any students interested in working in public affairs and policy within the European Institutions and associated organisations. This year the fair is taking place on Friday 23 March and, […]


Careers in Creative Industries programme – booking now open

We’re excited to announce details of our first ever Careers in Creative Industries programme, which starts 5-9 February. Opportunities to network with alumni working in the sector, hear from experienced panellists, participate in masterclasses from reputation management expert Sheree Dodd and Mother’s Tom Wong and meet with employers working in the PR and communications field over croissants and coffee all […]


What to do after a PhD

So, how do we learn about careers from LSE PhD graduates? We want to know about PhD graduates who leave and how they move on so we use statistics and stories. In this Blog, I’ll focus on what we have learnt recently about moving into roles outside academia after graduating from an LSE PhD. Statistics We collect data on the […]


Students with disabilities – apply to attend Access to Employment 2018

As Careers Consultant for disabled students I often get asked questions about whether employers will view a candidate negatively if they disclose a disability. Understandably there may be concerns about a lack of understanding or an unwillingness to make adjustments and, more often than not, you may not know the support you’re entitled to or how to handle situations such […]


First year spring weeks, insight programmes, and alternatives 2017/18

With Michaelmas Term now well underway many LSE students are already focusing on the holidays, exams and beyond! LSE Careers is open to all students of any year group and at any stage in your career. We’re always very happy to speak with first year students and have been seeing some of you over the past few weeks. Question topics […]


Taking the Career Plunge

Guest blog from Tamara Oprea, Associate Director Sales and Business Development – Financial Markets at IHS Markit Ltd. “There I was, after all those years of studying and hard work, with a Banking, Finance and Management degree under my belt, ready to take on my career! So many paths and career choices, from banking to corporates, to analytics, to financial […]


A career in the charity sector: it’s all about skills

Since graduating in 2016 in MSc Human Rights at LSE Ruth has gone on to work for Amnesty International and now Child.org as the Charity Apprentice Manager. Here she explains about the scheme and how it can help equip you with the right skills to move in to the charity sector. Like many people, my time campaigning, volunteering and fundraising […]


Career advice I wish I’d told my younger undergraduate self!

Hearing four final year undergraduate Geography students talking candidly with a group of first and second year students, with a wisdom beyond their tender years, prompted me to share their insights with a wider audience.  Whether a student of Mathematics, Anthropology, Economics, Government, Sociology or any of the other undergraduate courses on offer here at the LSE, their advice holds […]


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 […]


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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.

Brexit Forum with Sir Keir Starmer (Shadow Brexit Secretary)

Starts: 22 Jan 2018
Finishes: 22 Jan 2018 11:59 PM
Is our government really prepared to get us the best Brexit deal possible?
Join the London Legal Forum on 22 January 2018 for an opportunity to get an unprecedented insight into the inner workings of Brexit, from someone intimately involved with the process.

LSE Commercial Awareness Workshop

Starts: 22 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Linklaters are going to be holding an interactive workshop which will help you understand what this skill really entails and how you can develop it. This session will also allow you to develop essential communication and presentation skills.

Generate: How to get a career in programming – without a programming degree!

Starts: 22 Jan 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Jan 2018 8:00 PM
Remaining places: 5
The innovation consultancy Deloitte Digital will deliver an interactive presentation to help you work out if programming is a suitable career for you.

Lidl On-campus promotion

Starts: 23 Jan 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Lidl representatives will be on-campus to discuss their graduate scheme, handing out brochures and will have a Virtual Reality installation.

LSE #CharityTuesday: Inter Cultural Youth Exchange UK

Starts: 23 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Come and meet the Inter Cultural Youth Exchange UK outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

IDEP: How to find an overseas volunteering opportunity

Starts: 23 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 25
​Are you interested in volunteering overseas? Come along to this panel event investigating how to choose an overseas volunteering opportunity.

One-off volunteering: Get fit and give back with the GoodGym

Starts: 23 Jan 2018 5:30 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2018 7:00 PM
Remaining places: 13
Come and join the Volunteer Centre for a GoodGym run and one-off volunteering task to help a local community project. Anyone who can run for 15 minutes without stopping is fit enough to join - no one gets left behind.

Deloitte Multicultural Network Graduate Insight Evening

Starts: 23 Jan 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2018 9:00 PM
At Deloitte, we believe its our values, purpose and talent as individuals that define our strength and success as a firm. That’s why we go to extraordinary lengths to encourage, support and celebrate that individuality.

China Careers Programme: Finding a job in China

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 82
This practical seminar provides advice and support for Chinese students on how to find and apply for jobs in China. We will be joined by a recruiter from a professional services firm who has recruited many years for roles within China.

Using LinkedIn in your Job Search

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 69
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.

Skills seminar: Navigating a Cyber crisis - how do businesses stay resilient?

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 60
In the event of a cyber crisis, businesses need to know how to respond. More importantly, they need to know how to prepare. Join Brunswick Group for this interactive session exploring how businesses manage these types of crises.

Skills Seminar: Video Interviews - How to succeed

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 48
Experienced recruiters from Accenture will guide you through the video interview process. Why do employers use them and what do they look for? How can you best prepare? Accenture will also give you lots of great hints and tips to help you succeed.

CodeFirst: Girls - free advanced coding course for female students

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 6:30 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 8:30 PM
CodeFirst: Girls and Generate at LSE Careers are offering a free, part-time coding course at the LSE for female students who want to be part of the digital revolution.

How to master presentations

Starts: 25 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 25
Many recruitment processes require you to deliver a presentation so employers can assess your communication skills. Learn how to plan and deliver a coherent, persuasive message, and increase your personal impact in front of employers in this workshop.

Understanding the differences between UK and US law firms

Starts: 25 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 55
Thinking of applying to a US firm but not sure how it really differs from a UK firm? How do firm’s business models differ? Come and learn what the key structural differences between UK and US firms and learn about what to look out for when approaching your application research.

Applying for a taught masters

Starts: 25 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 110
For students who are in the early stages of applying for a taught master's, this seminar will help you understand the principles behind a successful master's application and key points you should consider before applying.

Meet an Alum - NGO consulting

Starts: 25 Jan 2018 6:15 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 2018 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.

IDEP: Aga Khan Development Network

Starts: 26 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 64
The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) seeks to improve civil society and the quality of life in the developing world. Its institutions and programmes address culture, education, energy, health, climate change and rural development, institution-building, & the promotion of economic development.

Cutting Edge Issues in Development: Understanding systems, incentives and markets

Starts: 26 Jan 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jan 2018 6:00 PM
Owen Barder is a hugely influential thinker at the influential CGD think-tank. He will be speaking on understanding systems, incentives and markets using the case of vaccines.

This event is part of the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice series.

One-off volunteering- Bucket collectors for St Joseph's Hospice

Starts: 29 Jan 2018 7:00 AM
Finishes: 29 Jan 2018 7:00 PM
Join St Joseph's Hospice for some fundraising! Give just two hours at one of our bucket collections that will help them fund care and support for people affected by serious illness.

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.

Policy Associate

1 Apr 2018
Washington DC United States of America
JFP seeks a Policy Associate to support the organization’s work in developing and advancing just foreign economic and military policies. The ideal candidate will have expertise in legislative affairs and US foreign and/or economic policy as well as exceptional research and communications skills.

Marketing Apprentice

31 Jan 2018
London United Kingdom
Homewings is seeking a Marketing Apprentice to help grow the Homewings brand and accelerate our customer acquisition strategy by supporting the creation and execution of marketing strategies and campaigns in a dynamic and innovative startup environment.

Quant Analyst

2 Feb 2018
Soho, London Greater London United Kingdom
We are looking for an Analyst to work on risk management projects.

Political Researcher (UK)

30 Apr 2018
Greater London United Kingdom
N4Mi is seeking a number of talented political researchers with proven background and research interest in the United Kingdom. Work is remote and decentralised with hours being flexible.

Corporate Governance Analyst

28 Feb 2018
London United Kingdom
CGscope is a London-based tech and research startup, recently founded by the partners of Nestor Advisors, a successful boutique consultancy focusing exclusively on corporate governance. We analyse data on governance practices in various countries in order to provide superior insights to our clients.

Part-time Research Assistant

1 Feb 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Risk Control seek a part-time research assistant to work on the weekends.

Customer Operations

30 May 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
We're looking for detail-oriented, empathetic problem solvers to join our Customer Operations (Weekend) team at Monzo 🚀

Data Analyst and Programmer

31 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Who we are

We manage a c.$100m family investment fund, focusing on international equities and credit, from our townhouse office in Mayfair, London. Our clients have been entrepreneurially successful in their industry for nearly two centuries and are now in their sixth generation.

Marketing Intern

31 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
We are looking for a talented, proactive and passionate Marketing Intern to drive adoption of Circle across the UK. Competitive hourly wage, 20 hours per week, London based role.

Investor and Treasury Services Summer Internship

31 Mar 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Royal Bank of Canada is one of the highest rated and trusted banks globally, with a prudent approach to risk management and a high quality liquid balance sheet. We have a significant presence in Europe, which provides us with the strength needed to fully support clients and employees in the region.

Search all our vacancies on CareerHub