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    Engaging, learning and fun: an experience of working with a Chinese think tank on Sustainability

Engaging, learning and fun: an experience of working with a Chinese think tank on Sustainability

Guest blog by A.Rong (LSE PhD) who has worked with Chinese think tank Rock Environment and Energy Institute (REEI).

Representatives, including interns, of REEI are attending our 2017 Beijing Careers Fair on Monday 14 August. Book now for the chance to meet them and learn more about their opportunities!
In the academic year 2016/7, I came back to my home country […]

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    Want to work in Hong Kong? Come to our Hong Kong Careers Fair!

Want to work in Hong Kong? Come to our Hong Kong Careers Fair!

This year our Hong Kong Careers Fair is on Monday 21 August at the Excelsior Hotel and we look forward to welcoming you! There are lots of great reasons to come to this event:
Explore a dynamic city 
There are many LSE alumni from all over the world in Hong Kong and they’ve created a very active network. And whether you’re […]

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How to make a strong graduate application

Writing applications for graduate roles is hard work but we’re here to help and make the process easier. A strong application is the first step towards an interview or assessment centre (or both!) so it’s worth taking the time to prepare.
Start with research
Read up on the employer, what they offer and what they’re looking for. Read more widely on […]

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5 top tips on developing your personal brand

Building a recognisable personal brand can help to open up professional opportunities. If you’re looking for a job, you want your potential manager at your ideal organisation to associate your personal brand with something they need on their team. Here are some ideas to help you to achieve this:
1. Understand yourself and how you’re perceived
Gaining a clearer idea about […]

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15 February 2017|LSE Careers|0 Comments|
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    What to do if you want a job that’s not related to your course

What to do if you want a job that’s not related to your course

Many opportunities are open to graduates of any discipline and what you’ve studied doesn’t necessarily dictate what you’ll do afterwards. If you’ve decided on a job that’s not related to your course what are the key things you can do to position yourself well?
Research
Even if the job you’re applying for doesn’t require you to have directly relevant experience, you’ll […]

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2 December 2016|LSE Careers|0 Comments|

How to address ‘gaps’ in your CV

Having gaps in your CV can be very common and there are many reasons why this happens. Employers are not concerned by gaps – you just need to account for them so they can follow a logical timeline on your CV.

The first thing to consider is – is it actually a gap? Sometimes students will suggest they have a […]

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