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    How to approach CV writing at different stages of your career/studies

How to approach CV writing at different stages of your career/studies

We know that at LSE some of you once you graduate will be at the start of your career whereas others are looking to change careers and/or have previous work experience. And of course we have PhD students looking for roles in and outside academia. Whichever group you fall into (and we know there are overlaps!) it’s important to […]

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    Insider tips – careers in international development think tanks

Insider tips – careers in international development think tanks

Guest blog by LSE alum Sejal Patel who studied MSc Environmental Economics and is now working at the Overseas Development Institute:
International development is a wide field, covering a range of topics, and there is no single route to follow into a career in the field. That is what makes this career so exciting and dynamic. You have the flexibility […]

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Generating change: Celebrating women in entrepreneurship

As part of International Women’s Day we thought it would be an idea to have a chat with one of our inspirational women entrepreneurs who has left the LSE family to join the world of the startups and become a successful female innovator!
Introducing Eva
Eva is a graduate of MSc Media and Communications (2015) where she focused on human-computer interaction and […]

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    Starting your career – common sense advice from an LSE alum

Starting your career – common sense advice from an LSE alum

Guest blog by LSE alum Kimia Pezeshki who shares some advice on how to start your career off in an effective and successful manner:
There are many more career options available to you than you may have thought of. Everyone has heard of a lawyer, but most people haven’t heard of legal document automator. The traditionally well-known professions only account for […]

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    5 ways to kickstart your career in International Development

5 ways to kickstart your career in International Development

Each year we run a series of panel events as part of the Discover International Development events programme, where professionals in the sector give a range of insights and advice.  We’ve picked out the five of the best ones for you here!
Don’t overlook non-academic skills
Panellists emphasise how useful it was to have project management skills. Project management doesn’t have […]

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What to think about when deciding on a career

There’s a huge amount of advice out there on how to decide which career to go into. Much of it involves, in as rational a way as possible, analysing what your strengths are, what interests you and what’s important to you. You then match it with a career that seems to offer a good fit and (hopefully) you have a […]

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    An LSE alum’s experience of Change100 and why you should apply

An LSE alum’s experience of Change100 and why you should apply

Bethany Kenny studied Social Policy and Government at LSE and joined the Department of Health’s Mental Health and Strategy Team as part of Leonard Cheshire Disability’s Change100. Change100 brings together the UK’s top employers and talented disabled students and graduates to offer three months of paid work experience – applications are open until 25 January.

During her placement Bethany worked on two […]

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New Year – new career?

It’s a startling statistic that more than half of us are not happy in our work, whether that be the money we earn or the meaning we attach to the work we do.

With that in mind it’s hardly surprising then that one of the most common New Year resolutions is to get a new job. While some of you […]

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What are Corporate Responsibility careers?

What we mean by ‘responsible’ careers in the private sector and what does the future hold for corporate responsibility (CR)?

These where just two of the topics we discussed in a wide ranging recent panel event on ‘corporate careers with a conscience’ chaired by Nick O’Shea, an economist and social entrepreneur. He was joined by LSE alumni and others working in […]

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    An LSE alum’s experience of Change100 and why you should apply

An LSE alum’s experience of Change100 and why you should apply

Natasha Valladares studied Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at LSE and took part in the Change100 programme in 2015, working at Leonard Cheshire Disability as a Policy and Campaigns Assistant. Change100 brings together the UK’s top employers and talented disabled students and graduates to offer three months of paid work experience – applications are open until 25 January.

Natasha is […]

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