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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.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Wondering how to find fulfilling work? Try these top tips from our ‘Work It Out’ series

Today more than ever, we want to find work that pays the bills and is also meaningful to us. But how can you go about it so your work aligns with your passions and makes you bounce out of bed in the morning? LSE Careers and LSE Life has engaged a range of career specialists to help you answer this question in their […]

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How to plan your PhD application

The LSE Careers team have been seeing quite a few students asking about the process of applying for a PhD.  Here Hannah Cottrell, a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology, shares her insights into the process and some of the things you need to think about when putting together a PhD application. Know the PhD application requirements inside out […]

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Introducing ‘Cutting Edge Issues in Development’ lecture series

What is the future of aid? What does an inclusive Global Value Chain look like? Who drives climate-relevant policies in the rising powers? These are some of the questions that will be answered over the period of two terms in the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice series. The Visiting Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of International […]

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Lukas Slothuus – PhD student in Politics, University of Edinburgh

Lukas Slothuus completed the BSc Government at LSE in 2013. He is now studying for a PhD in Politics at University of Edinburgh. I had my heart set on going to university in a big city – LSE was the obvious choice Find out more about Lukas Slothuus and his experiences on his graduate profile page.

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Six reasons your CV might be holding you back

Guest blog from Aspire, a graduate recruiter in the media, sales, marketing, digital and creative sectors. The internet is filled with endless tips on how to put together the ideal CV so why don’t we focus on what NOT to include in your CV instead? These tips are just as important, and will ensure you are putting yourself across in the […]

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Preparing for a career in academia

PhD students and researchers wanting to pursue an academic career will need a range of experience, built up during (and after) the period of PhD study. LSE PhD Graduates tell their tales of progressing into academia Ruth Garland (Media and Comms 2014) “an emerging scholar at 50 – odd” now Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire David Hope (Government 2016) […]

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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.

Case study masterclasses with former Bain consultant

Starts: 10 Nov 2017 9:30 AM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2018 11:30 AM
A series of masterclasses with an Ana Hernandez Rubio (an experienced management consultant) to help you improve your case study performance. You must have a case study interview coming up in order to book a place.

Dentons networking evening

Starts: 20 Nov 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Nov 2017 8:00 PM
You are invited to join us on Monday 20 November for an evening of networking with Partners, Associates and Trainees to discuss the excellent opportunities that Dentons has to offer those looking to start their legal career in a global law firm.

Clifford Chance Mock Interviews

Starts: 21 Nov 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
‘Sign up for application and interview advice with a graduate recruiter at Clifford Chance. Get feedback and tips before your assessment day.

Applications close Friday 17th November at midday.

You will be notified by Clifford Chance if you have secured an appointment by 12pm on Monday 20 Nov

LSE #CharityTuesday: IntoUniversity

Starts: 21 Nov 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Nov 2017 2:00 PM
Come and meet IntoUniversity outside the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre and find out more about their exciting volunteering opportunities.

Work it out: What motivates you? The role of purpose and values for your career.

Starts: 21 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Nov 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 2
Work it out: Finding meaning in your career. What motivates you? The role of purpose and values for your career.

Using LinkedIn in your job search

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 1:00 PM
Remaining places: 57
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: Engaging with customers - digital marketing case study

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 93
​Join Dyson to go through an interactive case study, gain an understanding of digital marketing, and find out how businesses use marketing to engage with customers.

Skills seminar: Improve your ability to demonstrate commercial awareness

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Remaining places: 52
Commercial awareness is one of the key attributes firms look for when acquiring talent, but it is an area where candidates frequently let themselves down. Join ICAEW and Capshire chartered accountants for an interactive seminar exploring the topic.

Film screening event for students

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 5:30 PM
It's that time of year again - NBCUniversal International would like to invite your students to join us for an exclusive screening and networking event on Wednesday 22nd November at 2-5.30pm.

Skills Seminar: Leveraged finance case study

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 35
​Challenge yourself and transfer your academic knowledge into practical experience by working on a case study, getting to know the relevant financial models, identifying key investment considerations and key risks, and producing a SWOT analysis.

Skills seminar: Commercial awareness in the legal sector

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 5:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
Commercial awareness is one of the key attributes City law firms look for when acquiring talent, but it is an area where candidates frequently let themselves down. Join Hogan Lovells for an interactive seminar exploring the topic.

Fitch Ratings company presentation

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 6:15 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 8:00 PM
Remaining places: 47
Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. We exist to serve investors and ultimately to help markets operate more efficiently.

DLA Piper Presentation and Networking Evening - London

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 8:30 PM
Come and experience an evening with DLA Piper where you will learn about the firm's international presence, culture and career opportunities. You will have the chance to meet with inspirational colleagues from across the firm.

Social Entrepreneurship 360 Conference

Starts: 23 Nov 2017 9:15 AM
Finishes: 23 Nov 2017 3:45 PM
LSE Generate, the Latin America and Caribbean Centre, and the Innovation Co-creation Lab are proud to present the Social Entrepreneurship 360 Conference. The event will host a select group of successful social entrepreneurs providing insight into their personal experiences with social enterprise.

How to get to International Development (for International Development students)

Starts: 23 Nov 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Nov 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 77
This is a practical guide to key things you need to know about the international development sector, the major organisations, job opportunities and where to find them, and how to get development experience.
For International Development students only with little or no work experience.

Aspiring Solicitors Pride Event

Starts: 23 Nov 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Nov 2017 8:00 PM
Aspiring Solicitors is excited to announce its second Annual Pride event focusing on increasing awareness, understanding and confidence for aspiring solicitors in LGBT+ communities on 23 November 2017 at Reed Smith LLP.

IDEP: How to get into international development consulting

Starts: 23 Nov 2017 5:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Nov 2017 6:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
This seminar will give an overview of careers in international development consulting, providing information on skills and experience sought, recruitment processes and different routes into organisations working in this space.

Meet an Alum - financial regulation/legal

Starts: 23 Nov 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 23 Nov 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 - advertising/marketing/media/PR/communications

Starts: 23 Nov 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 23 Nov 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 - PR & reputation management

Starts: 23 Nov 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 23 Nov 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.

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.

Investor Relations Intern

4 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
The firm is looking to recruit an Intern to support the Investor Relations team. The role will give the right candidate a great platform for learning about the private equity industry in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.

Data Analytics & Business Intelligence Analyst

15 Dec 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
A junior position in the world of Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. Looking for an structured and analytical thinker willing to work independently and flexibly and take ownership of consulting projects. Entrepreneurial, critical and quick learning minds wanted.

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.

Assistant Development Manager

1 Jan 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Graduate Development Manager

Software Developer

31 Dec 2017
Stirling Scotland United Kingdom
Software Developer, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML & CSS.

Litigation Paralegal

14 Mar 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Experienced litigation paralegal required to support a team of commercial litigators on a variety of litigation and arbitration matters.

Growth Marketing Manager

21 Mar 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Watchr.co.uk is looking for a growth marketing expert to drive our customer acquisition and engagement across multiple channels.

Administrative Assistant

24 Nov 2017
London Greater London United Kingdom
We have an exciting opportunity for an organised and enthusiastic individual to work part time in an administrative support role, supporting the management of a large hospitality and catering team. Working Monday to Friday for 4 hours a day (09:30 to 13:30).

Project and Programme Management Graduate

8 Dec 2017
Leatherhead South East England United Kingdom
Project and Programme Management Graduates wanted - established graduate schemes in Project Management, Data Analysis, Project Controls, Facility Management. Opportunities for Chartership and professional recognition

Graduate Analyst

1 Feb 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
We are looking for a Graduate Analyst to help support UK-based projects, with a specific focus on media and sponsorship analytics. This role will be highly challenging, requiring you to demonstrate your analytical skills, creative problem-solving and ability to work effectively as part of a team

Search all our vacancies on CareerHub

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