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    Finding inclusive employers when you have a disability or long-term health condition

Finding inclusive employers when you have a disability or long-term health condition

Jessica Luke is a Paralympian and she now works at Blind in Business. In this blog she talks about the challenges she’s faced finding a job:
I have a genetic eye condition called retinitis pigmentosa and I have around 2% remaining vision.

I have a first-class degree in languages and a distinction in my MA in technical translation. I have internship […]

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21 October 2016|LSE Careers|0 Comments|

How to make the most of LSE Careers when you’re at LSE

Hear from LSE alumna Joanna (BSc Social Policy) on how she made the most of our services while studying here:
First, I think that congratulations are in order; congratulations on being able to call yourself a student at one of the UK’s top universities! Studying at LSE will give you so many amazing opportunities to learn not just about your chosen […]

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12 October 2016|LSE Careers|0 Comments|

A day at the European Central Bank

Guest blog by LSE students Charlotte and Laura who recently visited Frankfurt to attend a Female Talent Day at the European Central Bank (ECB):

Our day at the ECB started with a brief breakfast where we met participants from other universities around Europe. Almost every country was represented and students came from very different backgrounds, from Economics to Civil Engineering […]

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    Finding inclusive employers when you have a disability or long-term health condition

Finding inclusive employers when you have a disability or long-term health condition

Guest blog by LSE alumnus Edward Howlin:
My name is Edward and I have a disability. I never used to be able to say that – as a person with a ‘non-visible’ disability I have never had anyone stop and stare at me on the street, or had awkward conversations with people unsure how to broach my disability with me. […]

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Insider tips – working in economics and statistics

Guest blog by LSE alumna Tanya Flower, Assistant Economist in the Office for National Statistics (ONS):

Standing out from the crowd through experience in unusual places
I graduated in July 2013 with an undergraduate degree in Maths and Economics from LSE. During university, I did several small work experience placements and shadowing to get experience, because these days it’s quite difficult […]

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Finding inclusive employers when you have a disability

Finding the right employer for you can be challenging at the best of times but with a disability it can feel even more difficult sometimes.

The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate against applicants or employees with disabilities and in an ideal world there would be nothing to worry about. In reality, however, practices and policies […]

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An LSE alumni view on disability and the workplace

I am a former LSE student who was diagnosed with a disability (ADHD) at the age of 14. It took me a long time to accept the fact that I had different needs than my peers and to overcome the stigma of having a disability. By the time I was in university, I embraced my disability as a benefit […]

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26 February 2016|LSE Careers|2 Comments|

Finding inclusive employers

Guest blog by Cherrelle Williams who works for Shell’s European Recruitment Team. Her role involves working with applicants with disabilities and long-term health conditions and providing adjustment support to them:

Accessible employers and you – honesty, trust and support
An accessible employer enables everyone to be their best, and provides opportunities for all to gain employment and develop their skills and […]

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