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    Insider tips – careers in international development think tanks

Insider tips – careers in international development think tanks

Guest blog by LSE alum Sejal Patel who studied MSc Environmental Economics and is now working at the Overseas Development Institute:
International development is a wide field, covering a range of topics, and there is no single route to follow into a career in the field. That is what makes this career so exciting and dynamic. You have the flexibility […]

Insider tips – working in culture, arts and heritage

Guest blog by LSE alum Vishal Kumar who studied BSc Economics and Geography (2014) and is now working at Sotheby’s:
Auction houses are fascinating places to work. Like other cultural institutions, auction houses have Specialists with unrivalled academic knowledge of art. However, the auction business has always been a commercial enterprise often associated with glamour and glitz. Yet, despite their […]

7 February 2017|LSE Careers|1 Comment|
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    Introducing: Employer-led skills seminars and how to make the most of them

Introducing: Employer-led skills seminars and how to make the most of them

What are they and when do they run?
Employer-led seminars are educational skills seminars that allow organisations to invest in the career development of LSE students and alumni.

Employers and speakers deliver seminars and workshops which cover a range of topics and sectors to enhance and develop your employability skills and commercial awareness including: case study workshops, business games and mock […]

6 January 2017|LSE Careers|0 Comments|
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    Introducing: Careers breakfasts and how to make the most of them

Introducing: Careers breakfasts and how to make the most of them

What are they?
Our Friday breakfasts are themed, informal employer networking events in the Weston Café on the sixth floor of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre. They provide a great opportunity to find out more about a particular sector or to meet employers who are looking to hire students with a specific skill-set.
How are they different to other employer […]

6 January 2017|LSE Careers|1 Comment|

How to stand out following a networking event

Guest blog by Clare Tomkins, Graduate Recruitment Associate at EY:
So you’ve just spent an evening at a networking event or the day at a careers fair. Maybe you’ve handed out 30 CVs or perhaps you’ve spent a long time chatting to someone who works for your dream company? You may have made a great impression, but what comes next? This […]

LGBTQ+ and the workplace

Guest blog by Luke Ounsworth who works at Accenture:
Hi there. My name’s Luke and I’m an Analyst working in Accenture’s Digital practice. I joined the firm in February 2016 after graduating from Exeter University and I am currently project managing a large, connected buildings project. While I’m still very much a ‘newbie’, I did spend some time prior to […]

3 November 2016|LSE Careers|0 Comments|

Insider tips – how to master presentations

Guest blog by Jenny Kantarovski, Senior Graduate Recruiter at Accenture:
Chances are at one stage or another you will be tasked with delivering a presentation. It could be for a project at university, for a client at work, or it could form part of an assessment centre for a graduate/internship position. Regardless of the context, presenting is a key skill […]

14 January 2016|LSE Careers|2 Comments|
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    Video assessments: why employers use them and how to succeed

Video assessments: why employers use them and how to succeed

Guest blog by Miranda Clark who works at AlphaSights, a global knowledge broker:
Whether you’re familiar with them or not, video assessments are being used more and more by graduate employers as part of the recruitment process.

We’re a people-based, communication-intense business and we want to understand you as best as we can – how you communicate, how you respond under pressure […]

30 October 2015|Interview|0 Comments|

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