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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.

Interested in postgraduate study in the US? Attend USA Grad School Day!

Interested in postgraduate study in the US? Attend a Fulbright briefing! USA Grad School Day This three-hour workshop will cover: overview and benefits of postgraduate study in the US choosing a degree programme completing a successful application admissions exams funding your studies Fulbright Resources, including Fulbright Postgraduate Awards Book a place before spaces fill up! USA Grad School Day – London […]


Come talk to charities during #CharityTuesday in Michaelmas Term

#CharityTuesday Every Tuesday during term, the LSE Volunteer Centre invites a different charity to campus for Charity Tuesdays. #CharityTuesday started on social media platforms several years ago as a way of generating conversations and sharing thoughts about the third sector. It offers a great chance to find out more about the breadth of the sector and chat to current employees, but also aims […]


Alex Dunn – Parliamentary Affairs, The Bank of England

Alex Dunn completed the MSc China Comparative Perspective at LSE in 2013. He now works in Parliamentary Affairs at The Bank of England. “I chose LSE because of its reputation among employers and society at large.” Find out more about Alex Dunn and his experiences on his graduate profile page.


LSE Careers exclusive resources – Vault: Career Insider

Vault: Career Insider is an online tool that allows LSE students and alumni access to unlimited and comprehensive careers information and advice including: worldwide company and internship ranking and reviews industry guides, searchable by organisation, location and more career path guidance, including profiles about different occupations advice on resumes, cover letters, interviews and networking company profiles to help you when researching employers jobs and […]


Personal safety when working for an individual

Working for an individual can often be a great way to earn money on a part-time basis. Many students undertake this kind of work which can range from home tutoring or admin assistance to helping with childcare. It’s important however that when thinking about working for an individual, you consider the potential risks to your personal safety first and foremost. Here are some […]


Part way through your PhD at LSE? Find out how LSE Careers can support you

Blog by Catherine Reynolds, Careers Consultant for PhD students and research staff Welcome to the new academic year to all our returning PhD students. Part way through your PhD might be a good time to review where you are heading and make plans for the next few years and LSE Careers can help you. The annual LSE Careers PhD programme brochure 2017/18 is […]


Ines Afonso Ferreira – PhD in International Development, University of East Anglia (UEA)

Ines Afonso Ferreira completed the MSc Political Economy of Late Development at LSE in 2013. She now is studying for a PhD in International Development at University of East Anglia. “LSE was an opportunity to meet people from different countries and to experience life in London in a friendly and supportive environment.” Find out more about Ines Afonso Ferreira and her experiences […]


Personal safety when job hunting

Although LSE Careers and many other reputable job sites have strict approval processes when deciding whether to post jobs and opportunities, it’s still important that you undertake due diligence with any of your job searches. Whilst the following checklist won’t cover all eventualities, it will give you more information to help you make a decision if you have any concerns about your […]


Everything you need to know about careers if you’re starting a PhD at LSE

A very warm welcome from Catherine Reynolds, Careers Consultant for PhD students and research staff! We have many years’ experience of working with PhD students from all departments and offer a substantial programme of career development for PhD students looking to develop their career in academic or in other employment sectors. We run specialist events, fairs, seminars and talks throughout the year […]


Rhoads Reynolds Cannon – Business Founder, TBT Consultants

Rhoads Reynolds Cannon completed the MSc Theory and History of International Relations at LSE in 2013. He now works as the Business Founder at TBT Consultants. ” I can directly thank the LSE for providing me with the confidence to pursue my dreams” Find out more about Rhoads Reynolds Cannon and his experiences on his graduate profile page.


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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.

One-off volunteering: Event volunteer for Talking Peace Festival

Starts: 18 Sep 2017
Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 11:59 PM
International Alert is recruiting a team of enthusiastic volunteers for the Talking Peace Festival this September. The festival provides a unique arts and cultural platform for engaging people with the most urgent peace and conflict issues around the world.

J.P. Morgan EmployAbility Insight Day 2017

Starts: 22 Sep 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Sep 2017 5:00 PM
This event will provide you with the opportunity to meet J.P. Morgan employees from across the firm, and is essential for anyone wanting to pursue a career in Banking.

Accenture Women in Consulting Insight Day

Starts: 26 Sep 2017 11:30 AM
Finishes: 26 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
We are delighted to share with you an exciting opportunity for you to join us for Accenture's Women in Consulting Insight Day at their London office.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Females In Finance

Starts: 26 Sep 2017 12:45 PM
Finishes: 26 Sep 2017 5:45 PM
Join us to learn more about our commitment to helping you to fulfil your career potential. Our teammates will share their experiences, provide unique insights into their own career paths and offer advice on how to achieve success.

LSE Careers Banking and Financial Services Fair 2017, Night One

Starts: 26 Sep 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 26 Sep 2017 9:00 PM
On campus careers fair held over two nights offering you the chance to meet with a wide variety of employers from the banking and finance sector.

LSE Careers Banking and Financial Services Fair 2017 is sponsored by GIC Private Ltd.

IDEP: How to get into International Development

Starts: 26 Sep 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Sep 2017 7:00 PM
Remaining places: 54
This seminar is a practical guide to the key things you need to know about careers in the international development sector. It includes who the major players are, job opportunities and where to find them, and how to get valuable development experience.

Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights Student Network invites you to a screening of 5 Broken Cameras.

Starts: 26 Sep 2017 6:15 PM
Finishes: 26 Sep 2017 8:30 PM
5 Broken Cameras is a Palestinian-Israeli documentary. It gives a first-hand account of life and non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village where Israel is building a security fence. We hope you will join us for drinks after the film.

Optiver Company Presentation -Do you think you have what it takes to become a Trader?

Starts: 27 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 56
Optiver will be using our company presentation to allow LSE students to get a head start on the competition by participating in a workshop where you will learn about what we do as a market maker by playing fun games illustrating how you can make a market on just about anything that is quantifiable.

Let's Talk: DB Prepared

Starts: 27 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 1:00 PM
Let’s Talk: DB Prepared will help you navigate the process of securing a role with Deutsche Bank.

Women In Banking Event - Jefferies

Starts: 27 Sep 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 6:00 PM
We are hosting an event aimed at female students in their penultimate or final year at university who are interested in pursuing a career within an Investment Bank. The event will take place on Wednesday 27 September 2017 at our European headquarters in London.

High impact communication and presentation skills

Starts: 27 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 5:00 PM
Remaining places: 53
Attend this seminar by the consultancy Capgemini to learn about high impact communication, that will improve your presentations skills for both academia and your future career.

Jones Day Question Time

Starts: 27 Sep 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 8:00 PM
Attend our "Question Time" event at our London offices and learn how you can experience our unique, non-rotational training on a work placement at our elite, global law firm.

BCG Company Presentation - The Boston Consulting Group

Starts: 27 Sep 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 9:00 PM
Fully booked. Join the waiting list to be notified if places become available.
Our Main Presentation will give you the chance to find out more about BCG, the work we do, the clients we work with and the skills we are looking for. There will be networking drinks to give you the chance to meet current BCG employees and ask any questions you may have.

ING financial careers event for female students

Starts: 28 Sep 2017
Finishes: 28 Sep 2017 11:59 PM
Come along to our exclusive event for a select group of future female leaders and we’ll tell you all about it. And, just as importantly, you’ll the chance to make a great first impression on us.

Houlihan Lokey Company Presentation- Introduction to Investment banking and Financial Restructuring

Starts: 28 Sep 2017 12:15 PM
Finishes: 28 Sep 2017 2:00 PM
Remaining places: 38
This is the main on-campus presentation for Houlihan Lokey. Come along to find out more about our organisation and meet our representatives.

LSE Careers Banking and Financial Services Fair 2017, Night Two

Starts: 28 Sep 2017 5:30 PM
Finishes: 28 Sep 2017 9:00 PM
On campus careers fair held over two nights offering you the chance to meet with a wide variety of employers from the banking and finance sector.

LSE Careers Banking and Financial Services Fair 2017 is sponsored by GIC Private Ltd.

Breakfast: Law and legal services - life outside the 'magic circle'

Starts: 29 Sep 2017 8:00 AM
Finishes: 29 Sep 2017 10:00 AM
This breakfast is for students aspiring to work in law and legal services, and is open to all degree disciplines. Come and learn what it takes to succeed in the legal sector from those in the know.

McKinsey& Company Careers Cafe: Your journey from PhD to Consulting

Starts: 29 Sep 2017 10:30 AM
Finishes: 29 Sep 2017 12:30 PM
We would love to meet you at LSE on Friday, 29 September between 10:30 – 12:30 to discuss how your research skills make you brilliantly equipped to excel as a consultant.

Applications Day: How to prepare for employer numeracy tests

Starts: 30 Sep 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
These seminars, offered by the LSE Teaching and Learning Centre, will prepare you for future numerical tests you may have to undertake as part of the recruitment process. You will learn how to prepare for and approach these tests.

These events are part of Applications Day.

Applications Day: How to write cover letters

Starts: 30 Sep 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
Cover letters are your opportunity to promote yourself and convince employers that you are the right person for the job. These seminars will help you understand what employers want from your cover letter and show you how to achieve this.

These events are part of Applications Day.

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.

Trainee Merchandiser

5 Oct 2017
Berlin Germany
Combining your passion for fashion and your analytical expertise in business, you will learn to carefully plan strategies for our brands and labels in order to ensure zlabels’ diverse brand portfolio and storytelling product ranges.

Associate Consultant Internship

31 Jan 2018
Paris France

Emerton is a global midsize high-end strategy consulting firm, with a focus on Energy, Mobility and Technology. We support global corporations, midsize and fast-growth comp...

Executive Assistant

2 Oct 2017
Greater London United Kingdom
CEO - Executive Assistant and Client Relationship Manager

Management Trainee

5 Nov 2017
Hong Kong China
We welcome top-notched university graduates who are eager to gain exposure in property development and management in China and HKSAR.

Business Operations

31 Dec 2017
Edinburgh Scotland United Kingdom
Experience the full cycle of over a dozen operational teams which support our growing business. Our programme is designed to allow you to work on real projects and develop new ideas in everything from Business Risk and Finance to Corporate Governance, Client Operations and much more.

Teacher of English/History (Ref: UNI0916ET17)

15 Oct 2017
Hong Kong Hong Kong
  • 5-day work; competitive salary, incentive and relocation allowance
  • Bachelor Degree in English/English Literature/ History
  • Teach Various International Curriculum and Levels

Digital Sales Assistant

15 Oct 2017
Greater London United Kingdom
Rezonence is an AdTech company where the media/advertising world meets technology making it part of a fast growing, dynamic and exciting industry. Rezonence is 3 years old and growing fast, with a team of 21 Rezonites leading the charge.

Investment Analyst (Emerging Markets)

10 Oct 2017
Hong Kong Hong Kong
As an Investment Analyst, you will research investment ideas in Emerging Markets under the guidance of an experienced analyst or portfolio manager. Upon demonstrating success, you will assume greater responsibility for directing your own research and making investment recommendations.

Research Intern - Reputation & Strategy

22 Sep 2017
City of London England United Kingdom
Populus is a leading research & strategy consultancy. We use polling, research, evidence & expertise to provide critical knowledge to clients, enabling better decision-marking. Working within the Reputation & Strategy team, this internship offers an opportunity to gain experience of our work.

UBS Group M&A – Internship

1 Dec 2017
Zurich Switzerland
Location: Zürich
Starting date: January 2018

Search all our vacancies on CareerHub