Guest blog from Frontline:
At least half a million children in England don’t have a safe or stable home. These children and their families face some of the worst life chances, but we know that great social work has the power to change this. That’s why Frontline recruits and develops outstanding individuals to be social workers and leaders to transform […]
Guest blog from Frontline:
This week’s panel focuses on the potential issues that arise if revolutionising artificial intelligence tools exhibit gender and racial biases.
We will discuss the dangers of existing social inequalities and prejudices being replicated in new ways as an increasing number of decisions affecting our everyday lives are left to automatons – but also the ways in which algorithms present an […]
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Do you want to learn more about your future working environment? Or are you interested in improving your entrepreneurial skills in your spare time?
Generate is launching a book club! Every month we’ll choose a book for you all to read and then discuss. We’ll open the comments section and you can discuss the book […]
Guest blog from Natalie Hannan of The Wellcome Trust:
The charity and not-for-profit sector is very diverse and so it is very difficult to summarise in the same way you might summarise other sectors such as law, accounting or consulting. The sector includes small community groups, housing associations, social enterprises, environmental groups, universities, colleges, schools, places of worship, trade unions, […]
Interview with new LSE Mayor’s Entrepreneur Intern!
At Generate we love any opportunity that aims to assist aspiring entrepreneurs, and the Mayor’s Entrepreneur competition is no exception! A funding competition especially for London students, winners receive £20,000 as well as a mentoring package. There’s not just a competition though, City Hall is also running entrepreneurial workshops throughout the year which […]
Guest blog from Aspire, a graduate recruiter in the media, sales, marketing, digital and creative sectors.
The internet is filled with endless tips on how to put together the ideal CV so why don’t we focus on what NOT to include in your CV instead? These tips are just as important, and will ensure you are putting yourself across in the […]
Have an Entrepreneurial Idea? Need Some Help With Your Business Plan? Look no Further!
So, have a business idea but want some tips on how to translate this into a successful plan? Or maybe you’ve just made it through to the second round of our funding competition and need some advice refining your ideas? Here at Generate we have […]
Guest blog from Nathan Prakash Paterson, who graduated with a BSc Economic History with Economics degree in 2014 from the London School of Economics. During his time at university he completed the Civil Service Summer Diversity Internship Programme (SDIP) before spending time overseas with an NGO in Kenya and the graduate management consulting programme of a multinational firm.
He then […]
Annabel Tio is a Senior Associate at Innosight and is based in the company’s European headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. Having started her career at one of the “traditional” strategy consulting firms before joining Innosight, she offers her insights into how growth strategy differs from other types of consulting for this guest blog. For more information about career opportunities for […]
A warm welcome to all the new and returning students at LSE! Last Friday we here at LSE Generate held our official launch party to celebrate what is sure to be a busy and exciting year. Highlights included an extremely delicious chocolate cake in the shape of our logo and a much loved silent disco! Thanks to Carl Goodwin […]
Guest blog by LSE alumnus Yousef Desouza:
Going into my second year at the LSE, I began to think more seriously about what I would be doing when I left. As I researched the possibilities, it became increasingly obvious the ultra-competitive state of the graduate job market made it necessary to obtain some kind of work experience before I graduated. Thus […]
LSE Careers is here to help guide you through the careers maze with a comprehensive range of careers and employment services. You can find us on Floor 5 of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, and you should also have a look at our website and CareerHub, where you can find more information about careers, and view and book […]
Chances are you’ve received a lot of information from every department at LSE, 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 please do […]
LSE Careers offers a huge range of resources, both online and offline, that can help you get the job you really want. Using a combination of these, you should be able to both find and attain the career path that you’re looking for, so make sure you’re making the most of us! Even if you’re not sure what you […]
Finding a job outside of your home country can be hard, and a lot of work and research. There are a huge number of rules and regulations that can be difficult to adhere to when you’re looking at working abroad. In addition to that, the way jobs are recruited can also be different to what you’re used to, and […]
Sometimes it can seem impossible to find a job for you that is related to your degree. Some courses don’t have obvious lines of work that you’ll be eligible to apply for as soon as you graduate. Some courses do, but you might want to explore other options.
LSE Careers has a range of resources that can give you ideas of what jobs […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]