We have extensive contacts with London-based and international businesses and governmental organisations. There are numerous career opportunities for people with management and information technology skills. Graduates of this programme go on to work in a range of organisations and sectors. These sectors include IT services; banking, financial services and accounting; consultancy; Central and Local Government and research.
In these various sectors our graduates work in a range of roles, including business analysts, management and IT consultants, innovation managers, IT support, project management positions. Many graduates channel the knowledge on global digital infrastructures provided by the programme to launch their own business as information service providers.
Every year, LSE Careers conducts a destinations survey of LSE graduates 6 months after they have graduated. From the 2012-13 survey of Information Systems graduates:
82% were in work/further study 6 months after graduation
Median salary of £39,300
Recent graduates of the programme have gained employment with a number of organisations, including:
LSE Careers Service
The LSE has a dedicated Careers Service which will work with you throughout your programme to help you fulfil your career goals:
One-to-one careers appointments with your programme’s dedicated Careers Consultant will provide you with individually tailored careers advice and support
Careers fairs, seminars and workshops - you will have access to an extensive programme of careers fairs including Consultancy, Business and Management, Banking and Finance, NGOs and Public Sector employers, as well as employer led skills seminars and recruitment presentations throughout the year.
LSE Career Hub online job vacancy portaladvertising hundreds of vacancies each week, including full time graduate jobs, internships, volunteering opportunities and part time casual jobs.
Help with CVs/resumes and interviewswith one-to-one CV feedback sessions for advice on your own CV. When you have an interview coming up you can also book a half hour practice interview. A number of departmental careers workshops are available, covering topics including CVs and application forms, interviews, presentation skills and assessment centres.
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