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Getting into a specific sector

In this fortnight's LSE Careers newsletter, we spotlight some of the upcoming ways you can get support with entering or exploring your options in a specific sector, as well as highlighting some useful events around careers and identifying as LGBTQ+, and information about applying for our Summer Internships programme.

Sector-specific support from LSE Careers

Here are a few places you can look for sector-specific careers support:

Explore our Sector Discovery programmes

Our Sector Discovery programmes showcase a selection of resources, opportunities and flagship events to help you explore your options across a particular sector. Here's what's coming up over the next couple of weeks:

Discover | Data (events start 31 January 2023)

Discover | Data is our programme of events and resources for those of who are interested in working in any kind of data role. This might include roles in data analytics, data science, AI, machine learning, automation, and other roles with data at the heart of their day-to-day tasks.

Find out more on our Discover | Data programme hub.

Discover | Careers with social impact (events start 6 February 2023)

Launched in 2022, Discover | Careers with social impact is our 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, including in charities, NGOs, and a broad range of other sectors.

Find out more on our Discover | Careers with social impact programme hub.

Discover | Tech (events start 8 February 2023)

Discover | Tech is the programme for you if you'd like to find out more about a career in the tech sector, in either technical or non-technical roles. This could be in big tech organisations, consultancies, or startups in FinTech, HealthTech, EdTech and related areas.

Find out more on our Discover | Tech programme hub.

Discover | ID (events across this term)

Thinking of working in development? Whether you’re unsure what you want from your career, or you already have some ideas you’d like to explore further, our Discover | ID events and resources are designed specifically for any LSE student with an interest in the development sector.

Find out more on our Discover | International Development programme hub.

Interested in a different sector? 

Explore all the sector-specific programmes coming up this term on our Lent Offer Hub.

February is LGBTQ+ History Month

If you're wondering where to start when it comes to navigating the workplace as an LGBTQ+ person (including finding truly inclusive employers), you might like to check out the following careers events:

Visit LSE Careers' LGBTQ+ support pages to find out more about how we can support you.

Whether you identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community or as an ally, you might also find some of the following external resources helpful:

Other events at LSE Careers

Our Lent Offer Hub provides an overview of Lent Term 2023 at LSE Careers, but we also wanted to let you know about these particular events we've got coming up...

Bookings for LSE Careers events usually open one week before the event is due to take place. You can browse and book (or bookmark) all upcoming LSE Careers events on CareerHub.

Looking for a summer internship?

Then you might be interested in hearing about LSE Careers' Summer Internships Programme! Completing a summer internship is a great way to explore or get experience in a specific sector you might be interested in.

What is it? This?programme offers the opportunity to apply for exclusive summer internships within UK charities, SMEs and start-ups. Taking part in this programme will enable you to develop your professional skills, explore your career options and build your confidence.

Who can apply?

  • Penultimate year undergraduate students with limited work experience.
  • Final year undergraduate students with limited work experience.

How can I find out more? Visit our Summer Internships page on CareerHub.

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