USA

Blog posts with information on studying and working in the USA. For more information, please see our USA careers profile.

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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|

Aleeza Asghar – Consulting Senior Associate, Strategy&

Aleeza Asghar completed the BSc Economic History  at LSE in 2013. She now works as a Strategy& Consulting Senior Associate at Strategy& (part of the PwC network).
“My LSE experience was phenomenal… I was continuously challenged and stimulated, in numerous ways.”
Find out more about Aleeza Asghar and her experiences on her graduate profile page.

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    Austin Vevurka – Communications Director, U.S. House of Representatives

Austin Vevurka – Communications Director, U.S. House of Representatives

Austin Vevurka completed the MSc in Political Theory at LSE in 2010. He now works as the Communications Director at the U.S. House of Representatives

“I chose this job because I believe in the importance of public service. I feel that I have a responsibility to help those who are less well off. I am passionate about politics and public service and feel […]

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Tips on securing a job in the USA from an LSE alum

Happy Thanksgiving to all our American students! Here LSE alum Lauren Maffeo (MSc Gender, Media and Culture), who is now Content Editor for GetApp.com, shares some insights about her job search process as an American student at LSE:

What was the process like of finding a job for you back home in the US once you finished at LSE?

I lived and […]

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    Thinking about working in the US? H1B visa database now available on Goin Global

Thinking about working in the US? H1B visa database now available on Goin Global

What is the H1B visa?
The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialised fields.

For more information on the H1B visa, visit US Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Goin Global
Our LSE subscription to Goin Global now includes access to their H1B Plus visa database, containing state, […]

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8 November 2016|LSE Careers, USA|0 Comments|
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    American students – want to work in the USA after graduation?

American students – want to work in the USA after graduation?

Our USA Careers Programme is specifically aimed at supporting American students with all things careers. Tailored events are on throughout the year including the below, with booking usually opening one week in advance.
Careers in the USA
This practical seminar on Tuesday 18 October will look at the current state of the American job market, providing advice and support on how […]

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Writing resumes for roles in North America

If you’re applying for roles in North America, chances are you’ll need to tailor your CV – or resume as it’s also known – to fit your audience, as there can be some significant differences between the UK or European models and those across the Atlantic.
One page or two?
Standard North American resumes are just one page long – anything […]

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    American students – securing a job in the US after graduation

American students – securing a job in the US after graduation

Approximately 10% of LSE’s student population is from the US. Some students come with the hope of staying the UK after graduation, but for many, the intention is always to return to the US. Finding a job in the US whilst studying in the UK can present its own challenges. Below is some advice from someone who did it:

Lauren […]

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24 November 2015|LSE Careers, USA|0 Comments|

Project Ubuntu – A Year of Volunteering

At the Volunteer Centre @ LSE Careers we are always on the look out for inspiring stories from LSE students and alumni. When we heard that Daniel Becton was going to be volunteering in every single American state (and Washington DC!) over the course of one year we had to find out more. Here are his thoughts explaining his actions and motivations […]

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