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Exclusive Resources for LSE Students

We have lots subscriptions to exclusive resources that you as an LSE student can access and utilise throughout your time at LSE. Below you’ll find information on each service, what it does and how you can access it. If you have any questions, you can always comment below or email us: careers@lse.ac.uk.

Exclusive job sites
We subscribe to four specialist job sites:

Policy Jobs
Political […]

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It’s competition time!

Looking for an opportunity to win some great prizes, get creative or just up for a challenge? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Every month we’ll be sharing interesting competitions and opportunities for you to enter and get involved in. Prizes range from fast-tracks to interview stage, trips around the world, cash and vouchers (to name a few). So […]

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LSE Volunteer of the Year 2018 nominations

This year, the LSE Volunteer Centre was fortunate enough to receive nominations for 33 students for the LSE Volunteer of the Year award. We’d like to take this opportunity to say a massive well done to all the nominees. You’re volunteering has been invaluable and your nomination is a recognition of your great efforts! Selecting a winner will therefore be challenging, as […]

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Who are startups looking for?

Sarah Bourke, Customer Operations Manager at Thriva, is our guest blogger this week! Sarah’s blog provides insight into what hiring managers in startups look for in candidates, and how you can stand out.
If you’ve seen The Social Network, you know what startups are all about. Fast-paced, high-pressure, and full of twenty-somethings in jeans revolutionising industries between games of table […]

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Life after the PhD: A Mature Student’s Perspective

Dr Keren Darmon spoke at our recent mature students’ lunch about her experience of working in the communications industry before studying for her PhD as a mature student. Keren is an associate member of the Department of Media and Communications at LSE, where she recently completed her PhD. Her thesis is a feminist media studies project, entitled “Representing SlutWalk London […]

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So you want to study in the USA?

If you’re thinking about continuing your studies – or indeed returning to academia – at postgraduate level, you might be considering the USA as an option. Here are some key tips to keep in mind as you start researching courses, supervisors, institutions and locations.

Reputation, reputation, reputation. 
From the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and the QS World Rankings to a host of […]

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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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    Destinations survey – why do we contact you six months after graduation?

Destinations survey – why do we contact you six months after graduation?

The destination survey has begun, for those of you who graduated between January and July 2017. The survey, which gathers information on what graduates go on to do after graduation, is known as Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE). It is commissioned by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), and all UK higher education institutions are required to run the survey.
Respond […]

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LSE Director signs LSE Volunteer Pledge

We’re delighted that the new LSE Director, Dame Minouche Shafik, has signed the LSE Volunteer Pledge recognising the benefits of volunteering both to students and the local community.

She said, “Volunteering is a fantastic way help others, grow professionally and personally, and become part of a wider community.”

David Coles, Volunteer Centre Manager said, “We welcome Minouche’s support of volunteering at […]

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4 reasons to participate in #GivingTuesday

One of your Student Volunteering Ambassadors, Anne Siebenaler (MSc in Development Studies 2018) wrote this blog to tell you why you should get involved with #GivingTuesday. Read on to find out why you should participate, if only for 10 minutes.

Participate in #GivingTuesday
After the madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is the day to do good for charity […]

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    Introducing ‘Cutting Edge Issues in Development’ lecture series

Introducing ‘Cutting Edge Issues in Development’ lecture series

What is the future of aid? What does an inclusive Global Value Chain look like? Who drives climate-relevant policies in the rising powers?

These are some of the questions that will be answered over the period of two terms in the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice series. The Visiting Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of International […]

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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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    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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    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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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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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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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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Follow LSE Careers on LinkedIn!

We’re here to help LSE students and alumni develop and achieve their career plans and so we’re on LinkedIn (search ‘LSE Careers’) to make sure we reach more people!
Why follow us?
Whether you’re new to LSE, are returning, or have graduated but want to make the most of alumni access to our services, follow us as there will be something […]

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    Students and Alumni – how to make the most of LSE Alumni Relations services

Students and Alumni – how to make the most of LSE Alumni Relations services

Guest blog by LSE Alumni Relations:

This July we’ll welcome our newest cohort of 2017 graduates to the LSE alumni community – a lifelong global network of over 142,000 members in almost 200 countries. So how do you stay in touch with the School and connect with fellow alumni once you leave?
Top tips to make the most of your alumni […]

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