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Information for offer holders

So you’ve received an offer from LSE and can’t wait to get started.

As an offer holder you can’t get onto CareerHub yet as you need to register on campus before the system allows you access. However, there are plenty of things you can do before arriving at LSE to help with your future career.

 
1. See what we can do for you

LSE Careers […]

10 ways to get a job after your degree

It’s happening. You’re graduating this year. Don’t worry if you feel a bit lost, LSE Careers can help! Here are our top tips to get yourself employed after you’ve graduated:

 
1. Make an action plan

It may be tempting not to, but remember to make the most of your free time! The first and best step when starting your career is […]

How to get into an international career

Whether you want to go back and work in your home country or if you just want to use work as an excuse to see the world, we can give you some advice on how to get a job outside of the UK. We have some great resources, both online and offline, that can get you started:

 
1. Country profiles 

On […]

10 things budding entrepreneurs should know

If you’re starting a new business, there are a few things that you need to be aware of that you might not have previously thought. Hopefully this list will be helpful to you!

 
1. Pick a good name

Naming your business can be a lot of fun, but you’ve got to think about the practicalities of what’s in a name. Using […]

Creative careers with an LSE degree

Being a student at LSE, you might be slightly overwhelmed by the amount of people you meet who are planning on going onto banking or consulting after their degree, and feel that’s it’s unavoidable that you have to do the same.

However, this career path is not inevitable just because you’ve studied with us. LSE students go on to do […]

10 tips for a career in international development

Interested in working in international development? It’s is a very broad sector encompassing a huge range of organisations and job roles and successful applicants need to be proactive, determined and flexible.

Hopefully these tips and ideas will help you as you navigate a pathway:
1. Know what you want to do
It’s important to be as clear as you can be about […]

Thinking of working abroad?

Whether you want to establish yourself in another country or want to use work to see the world, we can give you some advice on how to get a job or experience abroad. We have some great resources, both online and offline, and tips that can get you started moving on after your studies:

 
1. Know yourself and what you’re […]

How being part of an LSE society can help your career

Being part of a society during your time at university is one of the easiest ways to tell a potential employer that you are a team player who fully contributes to the institution you’re a part of, be it your place of study or place of work.

If you regularly attend socials of a society, or if you are a […]

How being part of an LSE sports team can help your career

Being in a sports team is a unique experience that gives you a very specific and valuable set of skills. You can put these skills on your CV or include them in your cover letters, and if you demonstrate how these relate to the job description then your sports team membership can be as valuable as work experience.

Below we’ve […]

Top ten interview essentials

So you have an interview coming up. Don’t worry: here are our top ten interview essentials which should help you get through it!

 
1. Prepare thoroughly

Whether this is the job that will be the start of your career or just something to make some money over the holidays, you need to prepare for your interview. This means knowing about the company, the […]

9 things to consider when choosing an internship

Choosing the right internship can be difficult. There’s rarely going to be one that meets your exact requirements, so you’re going to need to make a decision between multiple opportunities which may seem quite similar.

Picking an internship at random may be tempting, but don’t forget that choosing the right internship has the potential to affect your future career trajectory. You […]

10 February 2017|LSE Careers|1 Comment|
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    10 things you should know about working in international development

10 things you should know about working in international development

1. There are a huge number of different roles 

There are so many different opportunities within international development that you can potentially utilise your current skills to break into the sector before moving around in it. From working in policy and research, to fundraising, communications, or even HR and finance roles, you have a range of possibilities to get started.

Have a […]

15 ways to get the most out of LSE Careers

Chances are you’ve received a lot of information from every department in the School, and it’s pretty hard to keep track of it all. Not to worry – we’ve put together an easy guide to our services and what we can offer you throughout the year below.

We’re open Monday to Friday 9:30am-5pm (and until 8pm on Thursdays) so feel […]

12 January 2017|LSE Careers|1 Comment|

What to do if you don’t know what to do

Being unsure about your future career direction can be an uncomfortable place to be. Being surrounded by very career focused classmates only adds to the pressure you can feel. But in our experience being undecided is no big thing. Actually it often results from a student not being prepared to completely compromise who they are and choose a career […]

How to cancel an event on CareerHub

If you find that you’re unable to go to an event that you have booked with us, you need to cancel it so that other students have the opportunity to attend. We usually have very long waiting lists (often in the hundreds for major events!) so it’s important to make sure you give someone else the opportunity to make the […]

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    Use the LSE Careers Resource Centre to help you with career planning

Use the LSE Careers Resource Centre to help you with career planning

While the LSE Careers website is the best resource for finding out information about a range of careers-related topics, we also have plenty of guides and information in the LSE Careers Resource Centre on the fifth floor of the Saw Swee Hock building.

LSE careers consultants have written guides to our services, CVs, cover letters, application forms, and volunteering, all of […]

10 January 2017|LSE Careers|0 Comments|

Top tips for LinkedIn success

LinkedIn is a great resource for careers-related information, and can be a great way to keep in touch with recruiters or people you meet at networking events. To maximise its potential, you should make sure that your profile is professional and up to date, and that you’re using its features effectively. Have a look at our list of the top […]

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    Interview with an undergraduate – how has LSE Careers helped you?

Interview with an undergraduate – how has LSE Careers helped you?

We asked undergraduates who used our service last year to tell us how we helped them with their career – whether it was finding a job or just understanding what careers are available for them when they graduate. You can find out more about everything we offer on our website.

Chenxu, 2nd year BSc Economics
Chenxu used our website, and booked […]

2 December 2016|LSE Careers|0 Comments|
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    Interview with an undergraduate – how has LSE Careers helped you?

Interview with an undergraduate – how has LSE Careers helped you?

We asked undergraduates who used our service last year to tell us how we helped them with their career – whether it was finding a job or just understanding what careers are available for them when they graduate. You can find out more about everything we offer on our website.

Puneet, 3rd year BSc Economic History
Puneet used appointments, events, and CareerHub […]

18 November 2016|LSE Careers|0 Comments|
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    Interview with an undergraduate – how has LSE Careers helped you?

Interview with an undergraduate – how has LSE Careers helped you?

We asked undergraduates who used our service last year to tell us how we helped them with their career – whether it was finding a job or just understanding what careers are available for them when they graduate. You can find out more about everything we offer on our website.

Catrina, 2nd year BA History
Catrina had an appointment with LSE Careers […]

11 November 2016|LSE Careers|0 Comments|

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