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Careers

International History Students 

LSE Careers Programme, 2021/22

Edith

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Edith Karinthi-Durnez

Careers Consultant

LSE Careers is here to help you think about how you will make the leap into the world of work or further studies.

While it’s important to focus on your studies, we encourage you to make the most of your time here and take advantage of the services available to you.

This section highlights the careers programme tailored specifically to International History students. Beyond the sessions listed below, we’ve got a lot to offer you, including one-to-one careers discussions, careers events, opportunities to meet employers, careers information and the Volunteer Centre.

If you have any questions or want to discuss anything related to your career, please email us at e.karinthi-durnez@lse.ac.uk or book an appointment with us through CareerHub.

We look forward to meeting you!

Edith Karinthi-Durnez, Careers Consultant

2021/22 Programme

Michaelmas Term

4 October 2021 - Introduction to Careers services and CareerHub for International History students

Monday, 4 October 2021, 3-4pm, NAB.2.08

A short session, open to IH undergraduate students (3-3.30pm) and postgraduate students (3.30-4pm), aimed at introducing all useful features and services on LSE Careers' website and on CareerHub. Come and see how to make the most of careers services. 

Meet IH Careers Consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez to see how to make the most of careers services: source information, book appointments and events, access exclusive resources, find work experience, optimise your job search. Come with your most pressing questions too.

UGs: book your place

PGs: book your place

18 October 2021 - Get the Most Out of Your time at LSE - for 1st and 2nd-year UGs

Monday, 18 October 2021, 3-4pm, online | More information and booking

Talk to peers, get experience and make the most out of your time at LSE.

Designed with first and second year undergraduate International History students in mind, this seminar will give suggestions for activities and experiences you could become engaged in whilst at LSE to help develop your experience and CV.

There will be a focus on how work experience, internships, part-time jobs, volunteering, clubs and societies and other activities can make you more employable to employers.

We will hear from IH students in their 2nd or 3rd year coming along to share their experience and tips with you.

25 October 2021 - Applications and Career Strategy Q&A

Monday, 25 October 2021, 3-4pm | More information

Unsure of your career options and how to think about your career plan and job search? Come along to this session open to all International History students to ask all your questions and explore your options and how best to build a career strategy.

Explore potential career destinations, look at how you might develop a career strategy, and market yourself in your applications and via networking. You will have the opportunity to ask all your questions.

Date to be confirmed - One-to-one Appointments with Careers Consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez

Date to be confirmed | More information and booking

Book a one-to-one online appointment with International History careers consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez, to discuss any career-related topic.

These 20 minutes appointments are open to all IH students, and you will be able to discuss any question you might have about your career options, about how to get experience and develop employability skills, about CVs, cover letters, LinkedIn, application forms or interviews.

16 November 2021 -  Media and Journalism panel with International History Alumni

Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 1-2pm | More information and booking

A lunchtime discussion with LSE alumni sharing their experiences and insights of working inmedia and journalism, including an overview of the sector, examples of recent projects they've worked on and advice on the recruitment process.

Panellists:

TBC

Date to be confirmed - Thinking of doing a PhD in International History

Date to be confirmed | More information and booking

Considering whether a PhD is right for you? In this session we'll look at motivations, good and bad reasons to do it, as well as how to apply, to help guide your decision-making process.

This panel event is for any International History postgraduate student considering doing a PhD. It explores why, where and when to do a PhD and also how to approach the application process, over lunch and drinks!

The panel includes Dr Tanya Harmer, PhD Programme Director, current PhD students, and a Careers Consultant.

 
Lent Term

25 January 2022 - Options after International History - Networking with Alumni

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 6.30-8pm | More information

Details coming soon

Date to be confirmed - Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search Q&A

Date to be confirmed | More information and booking

From managing your profile to using it effectively to connect with professionals and build your network, come along to this Q&A session to ensure you’re getting the most out of LinkedIn.

Come along to this session for International History students with Careers Consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez to ask your questions about your LinkedIn profile, identifying and approaching potential contacts on LinkedIn, turning online interactions into face-to-face meetings, or increasing your visibility?
We can look at the various ways you can search on LinkedIn to find potential contacts, and discuss how you can best present your own experience on LinkedIn.

Date to be confirmed - One-to-one appointments with careers consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez

Date to be confirmed | More information and booking

If you wish to discuss with a careers consultant next week on MS Teams, our LSE Careers consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez will be running one-to-one careers appointments for International History students.

These 20-minute appointments are open to both undergraduates and postgraduates, and we can discuss any questions you might have about:

  • your career options and planning, 
  • how to get experience and develop employability skills, 
  • CVs, cover letters, LinkedIn and networking, application forms or interviews
  • or any other career-related question.

Date to be confirmed - Applications and Career Strategy Q&A

Date to be confirmed | More information and booking

Unsure of your career options and how to think about your career plan and job search? Come along to this session open to all IH students to ask all your questions and explore your options and how best to build a career strategy.

Come along to this session on career strategy for International History students to explore potential career destinations, look at how you might develop a career strategy, and market yourself in your applications and via networking. You will have the opportunity to ask all your questions to careers consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez.

Date to be confirmed - Careers in the Public Sector, Politics and Government Alumni Talk and Q&A

Date to be confirmed | More information and booking

You will hear from International History alumni working in the public sector, politics and government, about their career, their everyday job, and the skills they've learned in their History degree that they put into practice today.

A discussion with LSE International History alumni sharing their experiences and insights of working in the public sector, politics and government, including an overview of the sector, examples of recent projects they've worked on and advice on the recruitment process.

Pannelists:

TBC

Date to be confirmed - Careers in NGOs and Charities Alumni Talk and Q&A

Date to be confirmed | More information and booking

You will hear from International History alumni working in NGOs and charities, about their career, their everyday job, and the skills they've learned in their History degree that they put into practice today.

A discussion with LSE International History alumni sharing their experiences and insights of working in NGOs and charities, including an overview of the sector, examples of recent projects they've worked on and advice on the recruitment process.

Panellists

TBC

Date to be confirmed - One-to-one appointments with careers consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez

Date to be confirmed | More information and booking

If you wish to discuss with a careers consultant next week on MS Teams, our LSE Careers consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez will be running one-to-one careers appointments for International History students.

These 20-minute appointments are open to both undergraduates and postgraduates, and we can discuss any questions you might have about:

  • your career options and planning, 
  • how to get experience and develop employability skills, 
  • CVs, cover letters, LinkedIn and networking, application forms or interviews
  • or any other career-related question.

Date to be confirmed - Careers in Museum and Heritage Alumni Talk and Q&A

Date to be confirmed | More information and booking

You will hear from International History alumni working in the Museum and Heritage industry, about their career, their everyday job, and the skills they've learned in their History degree that they put into practice today.

A discussion with LSE International History alumni sharing their experiences and insights of working in the Museum and Heritage Industry, including an overview of the sector, examples of recent projects they've worked on and advice on the recruitment process.

Panellists

TBC


Summer Term

Date to be confirmed - One-to-one appointments with careers consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez

Date to be confirmed | More information and booking

If you wish to discuss with a careers consultant next week on MS Teams, our LSE Careers consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez will be running one-to-one careers appointments for International History students.

These 20-minute appointments are open to both undergraduates and postgraduates, and we can discuss any questions you might have about:

  • your career options and planning, and job search strategy,
  • how to develop your skills, 
  • CVs, cover letters, LinkedIn and networking, application forms or interviews
  • or any other career-related question, depending on what your current situation is.