International History Students 

LSE Careers Programme, 2023-24

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. Additionally we recommend taking a look at our ‘Connect with your future’ and ‘Careers in a year’ to increase your understanding of the range of events, opportunities and resources provided by LSE Careers. 

Students in the Department of International History have access to careers support and guidance from the whole team in LSE Careers. LSE Careers offer careers events, resources and one-to-one appointments, check out LSE Careers website and CareerHub to learn more. We also have two dedicated career consultants, Amy Fox and Nisha Aubeeluck, who provide additional support to the department through further events and communications. 

Amy Fox: Careers Consultant working with International History undergraduate students
Nisha Aubeeluck: Careers Consultant working with International History postgraduate students 

If you have any questions or want to discuss anything related to your career, please email Amy Fox (a.fox7@lse.ac.uk) or book an appointment with us through CareerHub.

 We look forward to meeting you!


Autumn Term

Wednesday 27 September (12:15-13:15) - International History Careers Welcome Session

International History Careers Welcome Session

12.15pm - 1pm | Sumeet Valrani Theatre, Centre Building (CBG), LSE

Register to attend, RSVP to ih.events@lse.ac.uk.

Monday 25 September (18:30-19:30) - Introduction to Parliamentary Internships

 Introduction to Parliamentary Internships | More information

LSE’s Parliamentary Internships Programme, established by LSE alumnus and governor Barry Sheerman MP,  connects current MSc and PhD students from all departments and disciplines with part-time internships in Westminster. The programme provides opportunities to intern in areas such as research, constituency case work, and drafting of briefings and press releases, with Members of Parliament (MPs) from across the House of Commons, peers in the House of Lords and occasionally parts of the Palace administration. This seminar will provide an overview of the programme.

This event will be particularly useful if you:

  • are interested in the parliament, government, and politics of the UK
  • are thinking about applying for a parliamentary internship.

Attending this event will enable you to:

  • understand the parliamentary internship application process
  • hear from a past parliamentary intern about their experience of working with an MP
  • ask questions to the coordinators of the internship programme


Saturday 30 September (10:00-16:00) - Applications Day

 Applications Day | More information

A wide range of events to help you make a great job application and stand out from the crowd.


Various events - See LSE CareerHub - Discover | Public sector & policy

 Discover Public sector and Policy | Events and booking information

Events range from applying how to apply to the Civil Service fast stream, Parliamentary internships, careers in the public sector, meeting alumni in the foreign and diplomatic service and parliament and party politics.

Various events - See LSE CareerHub - Discover | Careers with social impact

 Discover | Careers with Social Impact - More information

Discover | Careers with social impact is LSE's careers programme for LSE students and recent graduates looking to explore the opportunities available in fields or roles that have a positive impact on society. 

As well as exploring options in NGOs and charities, the programme also encourages you to explore the full breadth of ‘social impact careers’ across many sectors, as well as supporting you to understand exactly what a ‘career with social impact’ means to you. 

In addition to running a selection of employer and careers consultant led sessions during Winter Term, the programme is also home to a hub of useful resources for those interested in generating social impact through their work.

October 2023, date and time tbc - Job search strategy for historians

  October 2023, date & time TBC

November 2023, date and time tbc - Gain work experience & make the most of your time at LSE

 November 2023, date & time TBC

Saturday 11 November (10:00-17:00) - International Organisations Day

 International Organisations Day Find out more on CareerHub

Saturday 11 November

If you are thinking about attending discover international organisations day (DIOD), you are encouraged to sign up for this seminar. 

This event will be particularly useful if you:

  • plan on attending DIOD
  • want to know more about the organisations present
  • want to find out more about what you could gain from attending DIOD

Attending this event will enable you to:

  • gain useful information to help you make the most of DIOD
  • understand careers in international organisations 
  • decide what your priorities are for the day
  • identify what you could usefully research in advance

Various events - see LSE CareerHub - Professional Skills Workshops

Professional development skills workshops

Focusing on skills and techniques that will support your job search and prepare you for the world of work, these sessions cover topics including networking, using LinkedIn, presentation skills.

The full list of workshops is available here: Professional development skills

Winter Term

Spring Term

Information to follow


Additional support

Book 1-1 appointments, employer events and browse jobs on CareerHub:  careers.lse.ac.uk

Browse useful resources on the LSE website: lse.ac.uk/careers