Category Archives: PhD careers

A blog for LSE PhD students, postdocs and LSE students considering a PhD

Feb 27 2014

How to cope when your career isn’t going to plan

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One thing is for certain, we will all be rejected for a job at some point in our lives. It’s how we deal with the disappointment that’s important.  Disappointment is an uncomfortable emotion and can be difficult to deal with. Here guest … Continue reading

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Feb 24 2014

LSE Partnership PhD Mobility Bursaries 2014/15 – applications open

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The application process for the LSE Partnership PhD Mobility Bursaries 2014/15 are now open. These bursaries are a great way to get some financial support to spend some time at either: Columbia University (New York) National University of Singapore Peking … Continue reading

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Feb 3 2014

Have you ever thought about doing a PhD?

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Many students think about the possibility of doing a PhD. But how do you know if it’s right for you?  A PhD can certainly be a rewarding experience but it can also be tough and take several years, so it’s … Continue reading

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Oct 15 2013

Alternative sources of postgraduate funding

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As current, LSE students, you now have access to The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online. This database identifies alternative sources of funding (especially within charities), who can grant awards to any student regardless of subject or nationality.

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Mar 14 2013

Academic awards and prizes – search with Research Professional

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Academic awards and prizes are always a nice addition to an academic CV, but how do you find out about these competitions? It’s worth keeping your eyes out as they will be advertised in lots of different ways – through … Continue reading

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Feb 12 2013

Scholarships and studentships available for postgraduate study at the University of East Anglia

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The University of East Anglia have a significant number of Research Council, Faculty, School and Project-specific Masters and PhD Scholarships and Studentships available. Postgraduate students at UEA can be assured to experience a first rate education, excellent academic and teaching support, and … Continue reading

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Oct 23 2012

Opportunities in Washington DC

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Two current opportunities to consider if you are interested in a career in Washington DC are the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program and The Heritage Foundation Internship Program. The PMF program is at an entry level for advanced degree candidates and … Continue reading

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Oct 10 2012

Check out the Fulbright Commission for postgraduate study in the USA

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The Fulbright Commission fosters educational exchange between the UK and the USA. Their awards programme and advisory service have aided graduates from both countries. This includes scholarships for postgraduate study and research in the USA and a USA Grad School … Continue reading

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Oct 9 2012

A consulting event for PhDs

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News just in from Booz & Company is that they are now hiring PhDs at the Senior Consultant level in their London office. On the theme of the relevance of a PhD to a career in consulting, LSE PhDs interested … Continue reading

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Oct 9 2012

Using your language skills

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Something I’ve noticed in my time here at LSE meeting many PhD students is their wealth of language skills. That’s why I thought I’d draw your attention to the Language Show Live taking place from 19 to 21 October at … Continue reading

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