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Applying for post doc funding and research fellowships

It’s tough making post doc applications. The competition is stiff. Is the effort worth it?

Last week at the LSE Careers Seminar we heard how to make successful applications from two different points of view. Perhaps, you could be successful too! Learn from our speakers:

Dr Joseph Downing, Marie-Curie Fellow at Aix-Marseille Université and PhD 2014, LSE European Institute
Professor Linda […]

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12 February 2018|LSE Careers, PhD|0 Comments|
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    Looking for paid work experience in the charity sector this Spring?

Looking for paid work experience in the charity sector this Spring?

Looking for paid work experience in the charity sector this spring?

LSE Careers is pleased to announce that we are continuing our partnership with Santander Universities offering LSE students and graduates paid internships within the charity sector during 2018.

If you are looking for interesting, paid work experience in the charity sector and you are available to start this spring, […]

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    Thinking about changing career? Register for the LSE Career Changers course

Thinking about changing career? Register for the LSE Career Changers course

With estimates suggesting that up to 50% of people are not happy in their current job, and a trawl of internet statistics suggesting that the average person changes career between 7 – 12 times in their life, it’s hardly surprising then that many students here at LSE are taking a course with the specific intention of making some form of career shift.
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Tata Social Internship Scheme – exploring social impact

Are you a current LSE student with an interest in development, sustainability, CSR and social entrepreneurship?  Keen to explore what working in one of these areas might be like? If so, then the Tata Social Internship scheme may be just what you are looking for! Keep reading to find out more about how you can gain practical experience in these fields in India this […]

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    Work it out: how successful, inspired and responsible leaders think differently

Work it out: how successful, inspired and responsible leaders think differently

Have you ever wondered what makes a successful leader?  We can all think of someone we might aspire to be, whether in business or another walk of life, but what makes them stand out? Today’s business world is experiencing change at an incredibly fast pace and so the need to adapt, grow and be innovative is key to standing […]

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A look back at our International History networking event.

The International History Department in collaboration with LSE Careers hosted a career networking evening with International History alumni on the 16 January. The evening offered International History students the opportunity to speak informally with BA and MSc International History professionals hearing the personal experiences and insights of alumni who work in a variety of different sectors, functions and roles.

Thank you to everyone […]

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    Internships, work experience and short term opportunities for PhD students to apply for NOW!

Internships, work experience and short term opportunities for PhD students to apply for NOW!

We receive information about internships for PhD students and publicise them on our Blog. Other opportunities are posted directly by employers onto CareerHub. There are currently 360 internship opportunities advertised, including PhD internships at the Bank of England and OECD.

Lots to apply for! Use a 1:1 appointment to talk through your priorities and goals for developing an interesting range […]

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24 January 2018|LSE Careers, PhD|0 Comments|
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    Thinking about your career – working out what it means to you in 2018

Thinking about your career – working out what it means to you in 2018

So, we are hurtling towards the end of January. While some of you will still be attempting to eat healthier, drink less, dust off the gym kit and start jogging or exchange the phone for a good, old fashioned book many of you will have already failed to keep your New Year Resolutions. How many of you were thinking – new […]

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    Internship programme for students with disabilities closing soon !

Internship programme for students with disabilities closing soon !

Change 100 is a paid, summer internship programme for students with a long-term, physical or mental condition or disability. If successful you would receive paid summer work placements and mentoring. It’s designed to support the career development of talented university students and recent graduates with any disability or long-term health condition, such as:

physical impairments
sensory impairments
mental health […]

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    Booking is open for our European Internships Fair in Brussels!

Booking is open for our European Internships Fair in Brussels!

What is the LSE Careers European Internships Fair?

Our annual careers fair in Brussels, run in collaboration with Sciences Po in Paris and the College of Europe in Bruges, is a must for any students interested in working in public affairs and policy within the European Institutions and associated organisations.

This year the fair is taking place on Friday 23 March and, as […]

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    Careers in Creative Industries programme – booking now open

Careers in Creative Industries programme – booking now open

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 […]

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What to do after a PhD

So, how do we learn about careers from LSE PhD graduates?

We want to know about PhD graduates who leave and how they move on so we use statistics and stories. In this Blog, I’ll focus on what we have learnt recently about moving into roles outside academia after graduating from an LSE PhD.

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We collect data on the first destinations […]

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19 December 2017|LSE Careers, PhD|0 Comments|
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    Students with disabilities – apply to attend Access to Employment 2018

Students with disabilities – apply to attend Access to Employment 2018

As Careers Consultant for disabled students I often get asked questions about whether employers will view a candidate negatively if they disclose a disability. Understandably there may be concerns about a lack of understanding or an unwillingness to make adjustments and, more often than not, you may not know the support you’re entitled to or how to handle situations […]

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    First year spring weeks, insight programmes, and alternatives 2017/18

First year spring weeks, insight programmes, and alternatives 2017/18

With Michaelmas Term now well underway many LSE students are already focusing on the holidays, exams and beyond! LSE Careers is open to all students of any year group and at any stage in your career. We’re always very happy to speak with first year students and have been seeing some of you over the past few weeks. Question […]

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Taking the Career Plunge

Guest blog from Tamara Oprea, Associate Director Sales and Business Development – Financial Markets at IHS Markit Ltd.
“There I was, after all those years of studying and hard work, with a Banking, Finance and Management degree under my belt, ready to take on my career! So many paths and career choices, from banking to corporates, to analytics, to financial […]

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A career in the charity sector: it’s all about skills

Since graduating in 2016 in MSc Human Rights at LSE Ruth has gone on to work for Amnesty International and now Child.org as the Charity Apprentice Manager. Here she explains about the scheme and how it can help equip you with the right skills to move in to the charity sector.
Like many people, my time campaigning, volunteering and fundraising […]

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    Career advice I wish I’d told my younger undergraduate self!

Career advice I wish I’d told my younger undergraduate self!

Hearing four final year undergraduate Geography students talking candidly with a group of first and second year students, with a wisdom beyond their tender years, prompted me to share their insights with a wider audience.  Whether a student of Mathematics, Anthropology, Economics, Government, Sociology or any of the other undergraduate courses on offer here at the LSE, their advice […]

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    Spend next summer studying in the United States with the Fulbright Commission

Spend next summer studying in the United States with the Fulbright Commission

Overseas study can make any CV standout as well as being a fantastic experience and opportunity to learn career enhancing skills. The Fulbright Commission have just announced the opening of applications for the Study of the US Institutes (SUSI) on Social Entrepreneurship, Environmental Issues, and Civic Engagement.

This opportunity allows students from all over Europe travel to the United States to […]

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15 November 2017|USA|0 Comments|
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    Wondering how to find fulfilling work? Try these top tips from our ‘Work It Out’ series

Wondering how to find fulfilling work? Try these top tips from our ‘Work It Out’ series

Today more than ever, we want to find work that pays the bills and is also meaningful to us. But how can you go about it so your work aligns with your passions and makes you bounce out of bed in the morning? LSE Careers and LSE Life has engaged a range of career specialists to help you answer this question […]

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How to plan your PhD application

The LSE Careers team have been seeing quite a few students asking about the process of applying for a PhD.  Here Hannah Cottrell, a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology, shares her insights into the process and some of the things you need to think about when putting together a PhD application.

Know the PhD application requirements inside out […]

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13 November 2017|LSE Careers, PhD|0 Comments|

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