Alumni

Posts about our services and resources for LSE alumni. Find out more on the LSE alumni webiste.

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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    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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11 December 2017|Alumni, Featured|0 Comments|

Introducing: Meet an Alum

Where can you meet a professional voiceover coach and PR specialist, FMCG national account manager and research economist? They’re all LSE alumni coming onto campus as part of our Meet an Alum series!
What is Meet an Alum?
Now in it’s third year, Michaelmas Term will see 30 alumni visiting LSE Careers to meet students and talk about their careers. Every Thursday evening […]

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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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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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Resources for people with previous job experience

If you’re an LSE student with 2-3 years’ work experience (or even more…), your requirements are likely to be different from students with less professional experience. You may be studying to enable a career change, or your studies may be more focused towards career progression. Either way, here are some resources to get you started/keep you going with all things […]

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What can you do on CareerHub?

LSE CareerHub is your gateway to our careers events, appointments, the organisations we work with and our vacancy board.

CareerHub can be accessed by:

current LSE students (after you’ve registered on campus)
LSE research staff
LSE alumni for up to five years after you finish your degree

See our website for full instructions for registering and accessing CareerHub.
Your career preferences
No matter where […]

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2 June 2017|Alumni|2 Comments|
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    What LSE Careers can do for students with previous job experience

What LSE Careers can do for students with previous job experience

If you have two or three years’ work experience (or even more…), your requirements are likely to be different from students with less professional experience. You may be studying to enable a career transition, or your studies may be more focused towards career progression. Either way, we offer a range of events and support that could be useful to you:
One-to-one appointments […]

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    Positioning yourself to ‘make the move’ from corporate to not-for-profit

Positioning yourself to ‘make the move’ from corporate to not-for-profit

While boundaries between sectors are becoming more blurred and moving between sectors increasingly common, making the move from the corporate to not-for-profit sector certainly throws up some of its own challenges. Here we share the wisdom of some panellists from a recent LSE Careers event discussing these career transitions to give you an insight into how to manage the […]

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Making the move: Corporate to not-for-profit evening

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 […]

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    Alumni networking evening – international development sector

Alumni networking evening – international development sector

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
Time: 6:30-9pm
Venue: New Academic Building (NAB)

The evening will provide a platform for informal networking with fellow alumni over drinks and canapés where you can […]

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What do LSE graduates go on to do?

You might be considering LSE as a prospective student, part-way through your degree here, or perhaps you’ve already graduated. Whatever stage you’re at, LSE Careers has a wealth of information available to inspire, inform and help you to make those all important decisions and choices around careers.

We contact graduates six months after they graduate to participate in the national HESA Destinations […]

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16 December 2016|Alumni, LSE Careers|0 Comments|

Experienced hires: Great questions to ask at your interview

Remember that an interview is a two-way process. As well as the organisation assessing your ‘fit’, with them, you’re making your own assessment as to how well it fits with your goals, values and needs. The best way to do this is by asking perceptive questions.

Generally an interviewer will ask for questions towards the end of the conversation; however, if […]

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    How to make the most of your master’s degree and time at LSE

How to make the most of your master’s degree and time at LSE

Marc R. Claude (MSc Political Science and Political Economy) shares his insights into how you can make the most of your master’s degree and time at LSE:
There you are: you’ve got into the LSE. Congratulations; that is absolutely fantastic! Now, you might be wondering how to make the most of your time here. Therefore, here are my two cents […]

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    Experienced hires: Good questions to ask at a networking meeting

Experienced hires: Good questions to ask at a networking meeting

The questions you want to ask when networking with someone will generally be determined by where you are in the job search process.

Think of it like a funnel. When you first start off, you’ll probably want to focus on gaining a wide overview of the critical issues, challenges and trends within the industries or sectors that you’re interested in. Further […]

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Introducing…the LSE LGBT+ Global Alumni (LSE LGA) Group

LSE graduate Christian Tooley, who recently shared his insights into getting a job overseas, has founded and is leading a new LSE Alumni Special Interest Group you might be interested to hear about – The LSE LGBT+ Global Alumni (LSE LGA).

The network will focus on business, advocacy and knowledge. Christian is looking for new members (see social media links via the website) and insight […]

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How to work through a problem with an employer

We’re probably not going to get on with everyone in life but when that person is your employer, it doesn’t make the work environment a very pleasant place to be! Given that you’ll likely end up spending more time with your work team than your best friend, your partner, your dog, or your family, if a work relationship breaks […]

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26 July 2016|Alumni|0 Comments|

What’s it like to be a Graduate Intern at LSE?

Guest blog by Michael Tavares, Graduate Intern for the LSE Language Centre from September 2015-June 2016. Many LSE departments take on graduate interns every September – including us! Find out more and apply on CareerHub.

Why did you apply for the internship?
I am pursuing a career in government policy and consultancy. One of the many areas of public policy I […]

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Getting a job overseas – insights from an LSE graduate

Many graduates talk about wanting an international career. Indeed many do, working for a multinational company with operations and careers across the globe. Others may find themselves based in one country with regular visits to clients, companies or offices in other regions. Working for an international organisation, geographical mobility is key as your career is determined by country priorities […]

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