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So you want to study in the USA?

If you’re thinking about continuing your studies – or indeed returning to academia – at postgraduate level, you might be considering the USA as an option. Here are some key tips to keep in mind as you start researching courses, supervisors, institutions and locations.

Reputation, reputation, reputation. 
From the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and the QS World Rankings to a host of […]

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Guest blog – 3 easy tips for finding work at Christmas

Guest blog from JobbyDoo:
Christmas is almost upon us! Carols will fill the air and there will be mince pies and festive cheer in abundance – not to mention a sleigh-load of Christmas jobs!.

Wait a minute, I hear you asking, did you say jobs?

I most certainly did.

With everybody out and about looking for presents and generally spending money like there’s no tomorrow, […]

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12 December 2017|LSE Careers|0 Comments|
  • Class of 2015. Recent LSE graduates after the Graduation Ceremony on the 16th July 2015.
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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|
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    Hints and tips for making an application to an organisation in the third sector

Hints and tips for making an application to an organisation in the third sector

Guest blog from Natalie Hannan of The Wellcome Trust:
The charity and not-for-profit sector is very diverse and so it is very difficult to summarise in the same way you might summarise other sectors such as law, accounting or consulting.    The sector includes small community groups, housing associations, social enterprises, environmental groups, universities, colleges, schools, places of worship, trade unions, […]

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31 October 2017|LSE Careers|0 Comments|

From LSE to the Fast Stream

Guest blog from Nathan Prakash Paterson, who graduated with a BSc Economic History with Economics degree in 2014 from the London School of Economics. During his time at university he completed the Civil Service Summer Diversity Internship Programme (SDIP) before spending time overseas with an NGO in Kenya and the graduate management consulting programme of a multinational firm.

He then […]

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Five biotech career options for non-scientists

Guest post by LSE MSc in International Management alumnus, Yannick Skop:
It has been a booming decade for biotech, not just in the stock market, but also in real, impactful advances in human knowledge. Just as I started writing this blog post, we learn that for the very first time, scientists have managed to edit the faulty DNA of embryos, preventing […]

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    Investigate all avenues when pursuing your career path – tips from an LSE alum

Investigate all avenues when pursuing your career path – tips from an LSE alum

Guest blog by Leanne Snipper (BA Geography 2007) who is a Senior Risk Manager at BNY Mellon:
Choosing the organisation you want to work for is as equally important as the job you are responsible for. It’s easy to forget that your working life takes up a large proportion of each day and therefore your future happiness is just as […]

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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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    How to make the most of LSE Careers if you’re not in London

How to make the most of LSE Careers if you’re not in London

If you’re not in London this summer there are still a lot of ways you can use LSE Careers to maximise your employability:
1. Take a break
You’ve worked hard this year and taking some time to rest will only benefit you going forward. A break is a great time to reflect and recover so that you can return focused and re-energised.

To make […]

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Results advice from an LSE alum

Guest blog by Mark Malik who graduated from LSE with a BSc in Mathematics and Economics in 2015. He completed a summer internship with Shell and is now on their Finance Graduate Programme, working as a Payroll Accounting Manager in Manila and studying for his CIMA professional qualification:
Not everyone will have got the results they were hoping for. If […]

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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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How being part of an LSE society can help your career

Being part of a society during your time at university is one of the easiest ways to tell a potential employer that you are a team player who fully contributes to the institution you’re a part of, be it your place of study or place of work.

If you regularly attend socials of a society, or if you are a […]

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10 ways to get a job after your degree

It’s happening. You’re graduating this year. Don’t worry if you feel a bit lost, LSE Careers can help! Here are our top tips to get yourself employed after you’ve graduated:

 
1. Make an action plan

It may be tempting not to, but remember to make the most of your free time! The first and best step when starting your career is […]

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How to succeed in assessment centres

Assessment centres can be an intimidating prospect, but they’re also an essential step in the recruitment process for many large employers. If you’ve been invited to an assessment centre and don’t know how to prepare, then don’t worry! LSE Careers can help you get ready for this.

All assessment centres are different, but we also have a lot of resources […]

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Thinking of working abroad?

Whether you want to establish yourself in another country or want to use work to see the world, we can give you some advice on how to get a job or experience abroad. We have some great resources, both online and offline, and tips that can get you started moving on after your studies:

1. Know yourself and what you’re […]

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Top ten interview essentials

So you have an interview coming up. Don’t worry: here are our top ten interview essentials which should help you get through it!

1. Prepare thoroughly
Whether this is the job that will be the start of your career or just something to make some money over the holidays, you need to prepare for your interview. This means knowing about the organisation, the […]

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How to get into an international career

Whether you want to go back and work in your home country or if you just want to use work as an excuse to see the world, we can give you some advice on how to get a job outside of the UK. We have some great resources, both online and offline, that can get you started:

 
1. Country profiles 
On […]

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How to make the most of a client secondment from a law firm

Guest blog by Thomas Manjaly (LLB, 2011) who is an Associate at Vinson & Elkins RLLP:
‘How would you like to join a client on secondment for six months?’ The question from my supervising partner was out of the blue but it taught me a lesson which would serve me well during my time at the client – to expect […]

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Information for offer holders

So you’ve received an offer from LSE and can’t wait to get started.

As an offer holder you can’t get onto CareerHub yet as you need to register on campus before the system allows you access. However, there are plenty of things you can do before arriving at LSE to help with your future career.

 
1. See what we can do for you
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How to improve your networking skills

It’s funny – the very word ‘networking’ has the power to strike fear into even the boldest people. Visions of making small talk with strangers over warm white wine are what people conjure up. In reality, networking – or building relationships – is something that we do all the time and often without conscious effort.
Example of successful networking
Julia Mills, […]

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