International History Students 

LSE Careers Programme, 2020/21



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

2020/21 Events Programme for International History Students

Michaelmas Term

8 October 2020 - Introduction of careers services and Q&A

Zoom, Thurday, 8 October 2020, 12-1pm | More information and booking

Meet IH Careers Consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez to explore how to make the most of careers services: source information, book appointments and events, access exclusive resources, optimise your job search. Come with all you career-related questions too.

26 October 2020 - International History: Applications and career strategy Q&A

Zoom, Monday, 26 October 2020, 12-1pm | 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 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.

2 November 2020 - One-to-one appointments with careers consultant Edith Karinthi-Durnez

Zoom, Monday, 2 November 2020, 11am-1pm | 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.

19 November 2020 - International History: Media and Journalism panel with IH alumni

Zoom, Thursday, 19 November 2020, 1-2pm | More information and booking

A lunchtime discussion with LSE International History alumni working in media and journalism. They will be sharing experiences and insights about their careers, their everyday job, and the skills they've learned in their History degree that they put into practice today. They will also offer examples of recent projects they've worked on and advice on the recruitment process.


Panellists - to be confirmed.

International History: Thinking of doing a PhD in International History

Date to be confirmed

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 will include Dr Tanya Harmer, PhD Programme Director, current PhD students, and a Careers Consultant.