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    Looking for paid work experience in the charity sector this summer?

Looking for paid work experience in the charity sector this summer?

Looking for paid work experience in the charity sector this summer?

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 summer, do […]

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Volunteer’s Week, 1-7 June

Volunteer’s Week is a national campaign, which takes place 1-7 June every year, established to celebrate volunteers and volunteering all around the UK. It’s the chance to say thank you to all the volunteers across the UK who have made amazing contributions to the society.

We have compiled a list of Volunteer Centre blog posts that will inspire you to get […]

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Generate Presents: Summer Social Innovation Week!

Come join us in our series of social innovation events, learn new skills, meet like-minded entrepreneurs and discover how you can impact the world!

LSE Entrepreneur of the Year Competition

LSE Generate’s funding competition returns as this year’s winners compete for the titles of Entrepreneur of the Year and Social Entrepreneur of the Year. Book here to watch our entrepreneurs and […]

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Maximising your internship learning

For some of you, the summer sees the chance to add to your experience through an internship.  These are great opportunities to develop your skills, find out about organisations and the world of work, and further clarify what you would like to do once you complete your studies.  Of course, they also add to your bank of experience from which […]

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    LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year 2018: Coin Street Community Centre

LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year 2018: Coin Street Community Centre

At the LSE Volunteers awards ceremony in April, Coin Street Community Centre won the award for LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year. Coin Street is a social enterprise and their aim is to make their neighbourhood a great place to live, work in, and visit. They were nominated by one of their volunteers and LSE student, Rinako Uenishi, who had […]

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‘When you work in Parliament, no two days are the same’

What’s life like as a Parlimentary Intern? In this blog Charlotte Sharman, reflects on her experience working as an LSE Parliamentary Intern for Sajid Javid MP, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government. Charlotte is studying for her MSc in Public Policy and Administration in the Department of Government and undertook an internship between November 2017 – March 2018.
The LSE Parliamentary […]

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Staying Connected to Change Career

What happens when you get a lawyer turned social researcher, academic turned trade advisor, PR turned academic, banker turned educationalist, film classifier to property developer and finance turned film director in a room? Don’t worry, this isn’t a cue for a bad light bulb changing joke but the mix of alumni on a recent career changer panel (a couple of […]

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Online Volunteering – How to Get Started?

With your studies, part-time work, extra-curricular activities, as well as keeping up with your friends and family, trying to sneak in some time to volunteer can be difficult. Maybe with the little free time that you have, you would rather stay at home and relax. But did you know you don’t actually have to leave your home to get […]

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Summer Volunteering Opportunities

Not sure how to keep yourself busy this summer? Or have you always wanted to get involved with volunteering, but you just haven’t had the time yet? Why not use this summer to start volunteering, whether you’re new to it or haven’t been able to get stuck in for a while. We’ve collated some of our many opportunities available […]

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    How to get a job with the International Committee of the Red Cross

How to get a job with the International Committee of the Red Cross

Working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was Matthew Clare’s “dream job”. Six years after completing his undergraduate degree, the 29-year-old from Lancashire managed to secure a role as an interpreter with the ICRC in Gaza. Has it met his expectations? And what advice would he give students looking to embark on a similar career?
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Interview with an LSE Alum: Dr Natalia Buitron

This week read all about LSE Alum and current LSE postdoc fellow Natalia’s experience and journey as student, teacher and researcher, and her plans for the future. We hope it inspires you!
Tell us about your career path to date.

After I finished my MSc in the Anthropology of Learning and Cognition at LSE, I started a PhD in Social Anthropology […]

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LSE Volunteer of the Year 2018 – Brian Dikoff

While studying for his LLM in Law, Brian Dikoff has managed to volunteer for a range of organisations. He has been an extremely dedicated volunteer to the legal support project at Migrants Organise, working closely with the organisation’s immigration barrister and continuously going the extra mile to secure the best outcome for members at Migrants Organise. Brian was a […]

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5 reasons to book a place at our 2018 Asia Careers Fairs

LSE Careers is once again collaborating with Imperial College London and The University of Cambridge to bring you Careers Fairs in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Last years’ fairs were a great success with several LSE attendees obtaining placements and job offers as a result of coming along. To book your place at one or more of the fairs, visit CareerHub.

Check the event pages to see […]

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Can Universities be effective agents of social change?

This April, the Head of LSE Generate, Laura-Jane Silverman, attended the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship. Read about her experience at one of the key conference events below.

This House believes that Universities lack the necessary proximity to be effective agents of social innovation in the 21st century.

That was the motion presented by Peter Drobac, Skoll Centre for Social […]

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LSE Volunteers 2018

On 26 April, the LSE Volunteer Centre and the LSESU RAG Society hosted their annual event to celebrate volunteering and fundraising at LSE, and to launch the new LSE Volunteers brochure. Over 60 people attended representing the student body, including LSE Students’ Union and various parts of the School. In attendance were also charities that have recruited students over […]

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Staff Spotlight: Aisha Rimi, Volunteer Centre Coordinator

Welcome to the first post of the new series on the Volunteer Centre blog. With Staff Spotlight we hope to showcase the breadth of volunteering opportunities students can get involved with, and to show how you can balance volunteering with full-time work by sharing the experiences from the staff here at LSE Careers. To kick the series off, we […]

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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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    Nominees for the LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year 2018

Nominees for the LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year 2018

The LSE Volunteer Centre is delighted to announce the nominees for the LSE Voluntary Organisation of the Year award, won by Future Frontiers in 2017.

This year eight organisations have been nominated based on their involvement of activities on campus, quality of the opportunities open to LSE students, number of recruits and feedback from students who have volunteered with them. The nominees are:

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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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Exploring LSE: IntoUniversity Campus Visit

Back in January, the LSE Volunteer Centre and Faith Centre came together to host IntoUniversity, a charity that offers an innovative programme that supports young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to get into University or another chosen aspiration. Whilst on campus, they got to know more about faith at LSE, and the young group of students in attendance were able to discover LSE […]

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