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Careers FAQs – Lent Term

What if I haven’t been able to think about my career last term or attend any events yet?
That’s absolutely fine – it’s never too early or too late to get started! We know that depending on what you’re studying and at what level, as well as your personal and social commitments, it can feel like certain times of the […]

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How to balance your studies and a part-time job

Deciding to do part-time work while you are studying at the LSE can be a great idea. Apart from easing the financial pressure of living in one of the most expensive cities in the world, and giving you a bit of spare cash to help you to enjoy it, it can also give you the opportunity to develop some […]

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We’re not just about banking and consultancy, we promise!

By LSE Careers Director Jenny Blakesley:

Every year we come across students who say they haven’t used LSE Careers because they think it is really only for those who want a ‘corporate career’. We try really hard to combat this preconception but I understand why it persists. The first few weeks of Michaelmas Term see a huge flurry of on-campus […]

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    ‘Brexit’ and graduate jobs – what does the recruitment landscape look like 10 weeks on?

‘Brexit’ and graduate jobs – what does the recruitment landscape look like 10 weeks on?

The day after the UK voted in favour of leaving the EU I wrote a blog post entitled What does a ‘Leave’ vote mean for graduate jobs? Back on 24 June all anyone could do was speculate, so is this picture any clearer now?

Dire prophecies of Britain falling swiftly into recession have been avoided and both Morgan Stanley and […]

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    What to do with your summer if you don’t have an internship

What to do with your summer if you don’t have an internship

There’s no getting away from the fact that an internship can be a great opportunity to: earn money, develop skills, meet great people, find mentors, develop your professional networks, and gain market insights. For some sectors it can even fast track your application for graduate roles. But what if you don’t have an internship this summer and it’s worrying […]

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    Top application and assessment centre tips from an LSE student

Top application and assessment centre tips from an LSE student

John, an international student in the Management Department, has had a lot of success at application stage and recently attended a number of assessment centres. Here he shares his insights into how to get through the different stages of the selection and recruitment processes and his top tips for success:

Application forms and psychometric tests

In applications use the full word count. If an answer […]

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