Posts about careers in advertising, marketing, media and PR.
We’re excited to announce details of our first ever Careers in Creative Industries programme, which starts 5-9 February. Opportunities to network with alumni working in the sector, hear from experienced panellists, participate in masterclasses from reputation management expert Sheree Dodd and Mother’s Tom Wong and meet with employers working in the PR and communications field over croissants and coffee […]
Thienthai Sangkhaphanthanon studied BA History at LSE. He now works as Founder and Editor in Chief at Reborn Digital Media.
” All of my key communication abilities are built and honed from my time as a LSE student”
Find out more about Thienthai Sangkhaphanthanon and his experiences on his graduate profile page.
Guest post by LSE MSc in International Management alumnus, Yannick Skop:
It has been a booming decade for biotech, not just in the stock market, but also in real, impactful advances in human knowledge. Just as I started writing this blog post, we learn that for the very first time, scientists have managed to edit the faulty DNA of embryos, preventing […]
Alex Dunn completed the MSc China Comparative Perspective at LSE in 2013. He now works in Parliamentary Affairs at The Bank of England.
“I chose LSE because of its reputation among employers and society at large.”
Find out more about Alex Dunn and his experiences on his graduate profile page.
Throughout the past few months, we’ve posted blogs from LSE alumni and employers about what it’s like to work in certain sectors, including their advice for current students.
In this blog you can find a recap of what they said – check out previous posts too and look out for more posts this year!
Training contracts and beyond
Guest blog by Emma […]
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 […]
Nurit Nobel completed the MSc Organisational Psychology at LSE in 2013. She now works as a Brand Consultant and Client Director at LynxEye brand consultants.
” I immensely enjoyed the overall LSE experience – in particular the lecture series.”
Find out more about Nurit Nobel and her experiences on her graduate profile page.
Cristina Malaspina completed the MSc Media and Communications at LSE in 2013. She now works as a Channel Marketing Manager for Nest.
“You must be willing to take risks, if you can spot some opportunities with them. It will always pay off!”
Find out more about Cristina Malaspina and her experiences on her graduate profile page.
If you’re interested in careers in public relations and communications, book to come along to our breakfast Friday 28 October 8-10am!
Guest blog by Bill Ranatunga, account director at Weber Shandwick Manchester and mentor on Media Trust’s Transforming Hidden Talent programme:
What is public relations? …good question. The truth is that today public relations, or PR, saddles a number of areas […]
Throughout Lent Term (and Michaelmas Term) we posted blogs from employers and LSE alumni about what it’s like to work in certain sectors, including their advice for current students.
In this blog you can find a recap of what they said – make sure to look out for insider tips on this blog in the summer too!
By Seonaid Macleod who […]
Guest blog by Jennifer Atkinson, Senior Consultant at Babel PR:
It is a common misconception that the role of public relations (PR) is blurred with advertising and marketing. In truth, the role has more overlap with the world of journalism. We work as a voice for our clients, building relationships with the public and media in one of the most […]
Guest blog by Seonaid Macleod, Campaigns Manager at The Publishers Association:
If you’re interested in a career in publishing be prepared to be surprised. It’s an industry that’s changed enormously over the last few years, and it offers an incredibly wide range of opportunities for all sorts of people: creative, commercial, analytical, you name it. The industry is constantly evolving […]
Guest blog by LSE alumna Beth Lowell:
How did choose your career?
As is the case for many people, I chose my career by following one interesting experience to the next. After university I spent two years working at the documentary news series Frontline. That experience solidified my interest in politics and communication and led me to my graduate degree at […]
Rimmel Mohydin completed the BSc in International Relations at LSE in 2012. She is now an Associate Editor at Newsweek Pakistan.
“The Beaver helped direct my career and I was able to work in publishing for a year during my studies, work experience that gave me an edge when applying for a job as a fresh graduate. “
Find out more about Rimmel and her experiences […]
Guest blog from Sita Shah, working for communications specialists Engine Group:
I started life in this industry as a grad, on the Engine grad scheme; a new placement every three months for a year. Trying my hand at planning, account handling, digital consultancy, branding and data strategy, I got a feel for the diversity of the communications industry immersed in […]
Guest blog by alumnus Lee Bailey, MSc Development Studies 2012-2013 and Director of Communications at the Natural Resource Governance Institute:
I recently had the pleasure of returning to LSE to speak with a number of students about their interests in the international development space, as well as communications work. As the director of communications at a policy institute/NGO, I felt I had […]