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Uncovering Human Trafficking Week

Uncovering Human Trafficking Week is a proud large-scale collaboration between the United Nations Society, Student Action for Refugees, Women in Business, Sociology and Social Justice, Human Rights, and Students for Children, LSE CSR and Ethical Business Society, and Visual Arts Society. They have organised this week with the aim to provide a platform for the LSE community to unite and […]

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22 February 2018|LSE Careers|0 Comments|
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    Guest Post by Anne Siebenaler: Volunteering and its Surprising Benefits

Guest Post by Anne Siebenaler: Volunteering and its Surprising Benefits

Anne Siebenaler, MSc Development Studies 2018, is one of our Student Volunteering Ambassadors this academic year. Having done quite a lot of volunteering before her time at LSE, Anne believes that volunteering can have a real positive affect on people, communities and society in general. Read on as she details how giving to others can improve your careers prospects.
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Guest Blog by Chris Seow: Mentoring with ReachOut

Chris Seow, BSc Politics and International Relations 2019, volunteers with ReachOut at one of their Club projects alongside his degree. Chris is in his first year of mentoring at a Primary School in Tower Hamlets and is involved with the Students for Children Society at LSESU. Chris sat down with ReachOut and discussed his experience volunteering with the mentoring charity and […]

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LSE Volunteering Awards 2018

The LSE Volunteer Centre is on the lookout for nominees for the LSE Volunteer of the Year award and the LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year award. The winners will be announced at our annual LSE Volunteers event on 26 April 2018.

If you know of an LSE student or organisation that should be recognised for going above and beyond […]

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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|

Jobs of the week

 

Volunteer
Speed volunteering circuit

Internship
Digital Communications Intern

Graduate
Investment Analyst
 

Part time
Data Manager

International
Associate – Pediatric HIV

Experienced Hire
Marketing and Communication Manager

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8 February 2018|LSE Careers|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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Green Finance – ‘in conversation with’

Many of you here on campus can’t have failed to spot that this week is LSE SU Green Week, a chance to showcase all the environmental work being done by the SU and across the School in what looks set to be a jam-packed week celebrating sustainability at LSE.
We know from hosting our ‘Can finance be a force for […]

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6 February 2018|LSE Careers|0 Comments|

It’s LSE Student Volunteering Week 19-25 February!

Every year during Student Volunteering Week the contribution and impact of student volunteers is celebrated all over the UK and even more students are encouraged to get involved. This year is themed around Student Civic Engagement because volunteering can benefit you in the following ways:
1. Improves your well-being
2. Develops your employability
3. Contributes positively to civic life on and off campus

Almost 40 percent of […]

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Jobs of the week

Volunteer
One-off volunteering

Internship
Student Intern

Graduate
Higher Statistical Officer

International
Associate Consultant

Experienced Hire
Country Manager – UK & Ireland

Part time
Research Assistant

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31 January 2018|LSE Careers|0 Comments|
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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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    Guest Blog by Clare Yip: A Fun Evening with Youngsters in their 60s

Guest Blog by Clare Yip: A Fun Evening with Youngsters in their 60s

Clare Yip, MSc Management Information Systems and Digital Innovation 2018, is one of our Student Volunteering Ambassadors this academic year. This January, she led a group of students as they volunteered at the Young @ Heart 2018 Party organised by the Coin Street Community Builders. Read on to find more about her experiences and why not get involved with a […]

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    Work it Out – Searching for meaning in your career through the power of play!

Work it Out – Searching for meaning in your career through the power of play!

If you have ever babysat for kids, or maybe have a young niece or nephew, you’ll know very well that what they lack in size, they make up for in imagination!  From making dens to acting as superheroes, children are brilliant examples of what happens when you “let go” a little and explore different ways of looking at the world through the power of play.  As […]

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26 January 2018|LSE Careers|0 Comments|

Young Funding Network at LSE

On Tuesday the 6th of February, the Young Funding Network (YFN), the LSE Volunteer Centre and LSE SU RAG will be coming together to support three innovative non-for-profits: TERN, Britain has Class and Healthy Living Club.

The YFN, part of The Funding Network, supports new ideas towards making social change in an exciting and effective way. They host several crowdfunding […]

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Jobs of the week

Volunteer
Research Intern

Internship
Account Management Intern

Experienced Hire
Head of Research and Policy

International
Graduate Analyst

Graduate
Junior Digital Designer

Part time
Research / Business Development Assistant

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24 January 2018|LSE Careers|0 Comments|
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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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    What does Startup India mean for startups: A (not so) typical journey of an Indian startup

What does Startup India mean for startups: A (not so) typical journey of an Indian startup

Guest blog from Dr Priyank Tyagi, co-founder Medmonks
From being an aspirant startup destination, India soon became an emergent hub and today is the third largest startup ecosystem in the world. According to Mr Amit Dixit, Senior Managing Director, Blackstone India, outside the US and Europe, India is the number one private capital investment destination on Blacktone’s priority list, even […]

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