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Jobs of the week

Part-time
LSE Welcome Staff

Internship
Promoting Equality in African
Schools UK Internship

Graduate
Legal Support Assistant
 

Experienced hire
Senior Consultant

International
Management Associate/
Private Wealth Management Manager

Volunteer
Energy, Environment and
Resources Intern

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How LSE Careers resources can get you a job

LSE Careers offers a huge range of resources, both online and offline, that can help you get the job you really want. Using a combination of these, you should be able to both find and attain the career path that you’re looking for, so make sure you’re making the most of us! Even if you’re not sure what you […]

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Thinking about teaching English abroad?

Teaching abroad can be a great way to expand your horizons, learn new skills and travel. Here are some tips to get started:
1. Research
If you plan to move halfway around the world to teach English, research all aspects of your international adventure to make it as successful and rewarding as possible. You can use GoinGlobal to research financial and […]

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Insights from a UK student on working abroad

Guest blog by current student Sam Woolston who shares his experience of working abroad in Italy and Cyprus:

Teaching English in Italy
The first sign that my summer might include working in a foreign country came at the end of Lent Term. I received an email from a Head Teacher of a language school I had previously worked at asking me […]

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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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Making the transition from a PhD to a permanent role

Guest blog by David Hope (PhD Political Science) who is now a Researcher at LSE’s International Inequalities Institute:
It is a daunting prospect coming to the end of a PhD and looking to take that next step and secure a permanent job in academia. For four or five years, your success and progress have largely been in your own hands, […]

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    Engaging, learning and fun: an experience of working with a Chinese think tank on Sustainability

Engaging, learning and fun: an experience of working with a Chinese think tank on Sustainability

Guest blog by A.Rong (LSE PhD) who has worked with Chinese think tank Rock Environment and Energy Institute (REEI).

Representatives, including interns, of REEI are attending our 2017 Beijing Careers Fair on Monday 14 August. Book now for the chance to meet them and learn more about their opportunities!
In the academic year 2016/7, I came back to my home country […]

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Jobs of the week

Part-time
Environment Researcher

Internship
Digital Publishing Assistant

Graduate
Projects and Research Assistant

Experienced hire
Manager – Government Affairs

International
Economist
 

Volunteer
Running group leaders/helpers

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How to find a job related to your degree

Sometimes it can seem impossible to find a job for you that is related to your degree. Some courses don’t have obvious lines of work that you’ll be eligible to apply for as soon as you graduate. Some courses do, but you might want to explore other options.

LSE Careers has a range of resources that can give you ideas of what jobs […]

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5 things we learned from our student volunteering research

In July we released the results of our annual student volunteering survey. 1,779 students responded, making it our most comprehensive set of results yet. We put students at the heart of everything we do in the Volunteer Centre so listening to their opinions is crucial to making improvements.

So what what did we learn? How are students benefitting from volunteering? When are […]

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10 things budding entrepreneurs should know

If you’re starting a new business, there are a few things that you need to be aware of that you might not have previously thought. Hopefully this list will be helpful to you!

 
1. Pick a good name

Naming your business can be a lot of fun, but you’ve got to think about the practicalities of what’s in a name. Using […]

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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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Alumni access to LSE Careers

Whether you graduated this summer or finished your course up to five years ago, you still have access to LSE Careers services once you leave LSE.

All LSE alumni are able to use our resource centre, careers website and exclusive careers subscriptions, which provide a wealth of careers information to help you at whatever stage you’re at.

If you finished your degree programme within […]

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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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    Your guides to writing CVs, cover letters and application forms

Your guides to writing CVs, cover letters and application forms

Resources
We have many resources available to help students make great applications to all employers throughout the year. For example, our How to write CVs and cover letters and How to complete application forms guides (available online and in our Resource Centre) are a great starting point. We’ve also updated our bank of CV and cover letter examples which are […]

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Jobs of the week

Part-time
Part-Time Jobs Assistant

Internship
Events and External Affairs

Graduate
Corporate Governance Analyst

Experienced hire
Operations Manager

International
Consultant Risk and Capital Management

Volunteer
Islington Bereavement Service

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Life after PhD: tell us about your career

Diversity in PhD careers
We know from asking our students that significant numbers of PhD graduates progress to research, business and industry careers, other than positions in academia. This group makes up 40.4% of PhD graduates and the sectors they enter are diverse; ranging from consultancy, banking and information technology to NGOs and charities, public sector and government, publishing, logistics, […]

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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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    Charities satisfied with the impact of LSE student volunteers

Charities satisfied with the impact of LSE student volunteers

Research completed by the LSE Volunteer Centre shows that 100% of organisations who recruited volunteers from LSE have been satisfied with their impact.
Key findings

96% would recommend the LSE Volunteer Centre to other organisations recruiting volunteers.
30.4% of charities have had LSE students go on to do paid work for them after volunteering.
The primary reason charities work with […]

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