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You don’t have to have a law degree to become a lawyer

You don’t have to have a law degree to qualify as a solicitor or barrister. Many legal employers recruit up to 50% of their trainees from non-law degrees.
So what do you need?

excitement at the prospect of working closely with clients across all industry sectors (energy, financial services, social media, health – the law gets everywhere) to solve their […]

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    Sue Lai – Rating Analyst/Data Analytics, RAM Rating Services Berhad

Sue Lai – Rating Analyst/Data Analytics, RAM Rating Services Berhad

Sue Lai completed the MSc Economics at LSE in 2013. She now works as a Rating Analyst/Data Analytics at RAM Rating Services Berhad.

” LSE has opened up doors of opportunities for me”

Find out more about Sue Lai and her experiences on her graduate profile page.

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Work it out – creating meaning in your career

LSE Careers and LSE LIFE are excited to launch their new series ‘Work it Out: creating meaning in your career’. We’ve brought together a series of different events and speakers to help you think about what ‘meaningful work’ means to you. We hope that through these events you will emerge inspired, informed and interested in moving forward to become more aware of what […]

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Daniela Gorza – Economist, World Bank Group

Daniela Gorza completed the MSc Double Degree in Public Administration and Government at LSE and Peking University in 2013. She now works as an Economist at World Bank Group.

” Knowing people and keeping in contact has been vital for me”

Find out more about Daniela Gorza and her experiences on her graduate profile page.

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    Anoucheh Bellefleur – Energy Consultant, Capgemini Consulting

Anoucheh Bellefleur – Energy Consultant, Capgemini Consulting

Anoucheh Bellefleur completed the MSc Political Economy of Europe at LSE in 2013. She now works as an Energy Consultant at Capgemini Consulting.

” LSE has offered you a fantastic opportunity to higher this potential, so be proud and ambitious”

Find out more about Anoucheh Bellefleur and her experiences on her graduate profile page.

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    New students – what is LSE Careers, where can you find us, and how can we help?

New students – what is LSE Careers, where can you find us, and how can we help?

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 […]

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Shamara Wettimuny – Assistant Analyst, Verité Research

Shamara Wettimuny completed the MSc History of International Relations at LSE in 2013. She now works as an Assistant Analyst, at Verité Research.

“Being a team player will always be more fun!”

Find out more about Shamara Wettimuny and her experiences on her graduate profile page.

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    Investigate all avenues when pursuing your career path – tips from an LSE alum

Investigate all avenues when pursuing your career path – tips from an LSE alum

Guest blog by Leanne Snipper (BA Geography 2007) who is a Senior Risk Manager at BNY Mellon:
Choosing the organisation you want to work for is as equally important as the job you are responsible for. It’s easy to forget that your working life takes up a large proportion of each day and therefore your future happiness is just as […]

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Alex Dunn – Parliamentary Affairs, The Bank of England

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.

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How to keep up to date with LSE Careers

Whether you’re a social media fan, prefer reading blogs, like your news in bite size form over email, want to talk face-to-face and get hard copies for things – or all the above – there are lots of ways you can stay up to date to make sure you get the most out of our services and events!
Blog and […]

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    Ines Afonso Ferreira – PhD in International Development, University of East Anglia (UEA)

Ines Afonso Ferreira – PhD in International Development, University of East Anglia (UEA)

Ines Afonso Ferreira completed the MSc Political Economy of Late Development at LSE in 2013. She now is studying for a PhD in International Development at University of East Anglia.

“LSE was an opportunity to meet people from different countries and to experience life in London in a friendly and supportive environment.”

Find out more about Ines Afonso Ferreira and her experiences on […]

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    Rhoads Reynolds Cannon – Business Founder, TBT Consultants

Rhoads Reynolds Cannon – Business Founder, TBT Consultants

Rhoads Reynolds Cannon completed the MSc Theory and History of International Relations at LSE in 2013. He now works as the Business Founder at TBT Consultants.

” I can directly thank the LSE for providing me with the confidence to pursue my dreams”

Find out more about Rhoads Reynolds Cannon and his experiences on his graduate profile page.

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    Sangeeta Goswami – Advocacy and Communications Officer, Human Security Collective

Sangeeta Goswami – Advocacy and Communications Officer, Human Security Collective

Sangeeta Goswami completed the MSc Social Policy and Planning at LSE in 2013. She now works as a Advocacy and Communications Officer at Human Security Collective.

“Good listening skills are paramount, along with a certain level of humility”

Find out more about Sangeeta Goswami and her experiences on her graduate profile page.

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    Lisa Buckmaster – Community Engagement Area Manager, Adam Smith International

Lisa Buckmaster – Community Engagement Area Manager, Adam Smith International

Lisa Buckmaster completed the MPA in International Development at LSE in 2012. She now works as a Community Engagement Area Manager at Adam Smith International.

” Try something new and go beyond your comfort zone.”

Find out more about Lisa Buckmaster and her experiences on her graduate profile page.

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Nicole Berg – CEO and Founder, Charis Coaching

Nicole Berg completed the MSc Social Policy and Development at LSE in 2013. She now works as the CEO & Founder, as well as Leadership Coach, Columnist and Speaker at Charis Coaching.

“Always be ready to ask for help and offer help!”

Find out more about Nicole Berg and her experiences on her graduate profile page.

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Tips on securing a job abroad

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 […]

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How to set short, medium and long term goals

Blog by LSE Careers consultant Danny Wilkey:
Why is it important to set goals?
Let’s begin with some common interview questions:

Where do you see your career in five years’ time?
Why did you choose that course?
Tell me about yourself

These questions assume you’ve not only thought about your career goals but you are able to articulate them. So having a […]

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    Alize Aversano – Investment Analyst, Impact Finance Management

Alize Aversano – Investment Analyst, Impact Finance Management

Alize Aversano completed the MSc Development Management at LSE in 2013. She now works as an Investment Analyst at Impact Finance Management.
“Don’t hesitate to contact companies spontaneously and share your passion with them, you might be surprised how people can be open and happy to help you.”
Find out more about Alize Aversano and her experiences on her graduate profile […]

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How to get your career planning started this summer

We’ve got lots of online and offline resources you can use all year round (and up to five years after your course ends!) to help you identify and achieve your career plans:
Tools

Career Builder is a great place to start. It’s designed as an interactive guide to help you navigate the career planning process and find the most appropriate information […]

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Soham Panchamiya – Trainee Solicitor, DLA Piper

Soham Panchamiya completed the LLB Law at LSE  in 2013. He now works as a Trainee Solicitor at DLA Piper.
“Try and get some work experience beforehand – it’s the best way to figure out whether a law firm will actually suit you and your interests.”
Find out more about Soham Panchamiya and his experiences on his graduate profile page.

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