The time is coming up for the termly feedback survey for LSE Careers so expect a copy in your inbox soon. If you’ve attended a Careers event or seen one of the Careers Consultants this term, we would be very glad to hear from you. We use the surveys as an important source to shape the services we offer […]
Balancing life in modern day London can be a challenge at the best of times. Living in a city that’s constantly in a state of hustle and bustle, with so much to do and so much time needed to do it, things can become a little overwhelming. On top of that all of you have your LSE studies to […]
Need to write your CV or got an interview coming up? We’ve launched two online video guides to job searching. Designed to give you short and snappy essentials at your finger tips, they focus on how to write an effective CV and how to prepare for an interview.
In less than two minutes, get the key concepts of making your […]
If you are heading out of London at the end of the Term there are still a lot of ways you can use LSE Careers to maximise your employability. Here are six top tips to get you started:
1. Take a break
You’ve worked hard this term and taking some time to rest will only benefit you going forward. A break is a great […]
Congratulations! You’ve made it through the first two terms of the academic year. You’ve studied hard and played hard. But, a question we often get asked at LSE Careers is: how can I make the most of the Easter break? Here are our top tips for making the most of your time:
Relax – why not take some time […]
On Wednesday 29 March, LSE Careers is hosting a panel and networking evening to support the career development of current students and alumni with 2+ years’ experience in the private sector who are interested in making the move from the corporate world to not-for-profit organisations.
The evening will begin with a panel discussion between 7 and 8pm when a group […]
If you graduated from LSE 2-5 years ago and have 2-5 years of experience working in the international development sector, LSE Careers would like to invite you to an alumni networking evening.
Date: Thursday 30 March 2017
Venue: New Academic Building (NAB)
The evening will provide a platform for informal networking with fellow alumni over drinks and canapés where you can […]
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 […]
What if I haven’t been able to think about my career last term or attend any events yet?
That’s absolutely fine – it’s never too early or too late to get started! We know that depending on what you’re studying and at what level, as well as your personal and social commitments, it can feel like certain times of the […]
When you hear the word ‘internship’ what goes through your mind? A summer stint you should do if you want to join a bank or a professional services firm? A position in the City that involves finance or corporate know-how? It won’t come as a surprise to many of you that numerous students at LSE do select more formal, structured internship […]
If you find that you’re unable to go to an event that you have booked with us, you need to cancel it so that other students have the opportunity to attend. We usually have very long waiting lists (often in the hundreds for major events!) so it’s important to make sure you give someone else the opportunity to make the […]
LSE Careers is open Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 5pm, with late opening until 8pm on Thursdays. Our Resource Centre has lots of useful (and free!) materials for you to take away, as well as books you can borrow. Remember our appointments can be booked by those of you that aren’t sure what you want to do after […]
The International Development Events Programme (IDEP) is one of the highlights of Lent Term, attracting over 1,000 LSE students last year.
IDEP’s popularity isn’t surprising given NGOs, charities, and the international development sector is in the top six of LSE student destinations.
What is IDEP?
Undergraduates, master’s and PhD students from wide range of LSE departments can attend presentations, seminars, fairs […]
Thinking of applying to study for a master’s at LSE? Or have you already applied and need to make a choice?
We have a really useful webinar you can listen to for details about LSE Careers and our services and information on how we’ll support you whilst you’re at LSE and when you graduate.
It can be difficult to find the time to think about your future job options/getting work experience when you’re concentrating on your studies. LSE Careers has created a tool that can help you do this from the comfort of your own room.
Career Builder is an interactive guide to help you navigate the career planning process and find the most appropriate information […]
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 legal […]
If you’re going to a careers event where you’ll be meeting employers and company representatives then preparation is essential to help you make the most of it. The company representatives will be meeting a huge number of students like you, so if you want to learn the most relevant information from them then make sure you know how to […]
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 the fifth floor of the Saw Swee Hock, and you should also have a look at our website and CareerHub, where you can find more information about careers, and view and book events and […]
As always, we’ve got something for everyone in our programme of events – whether you’re sure or not sure what you want to do when you graduate, are at the start of your career or have experience already, or are looking to gain more skills and experiences! It’s never too early or too late to get started and you […]