Connect with your future

Whether you already know where you want to go or you’ve barely even thought about the word ‘career’ since writing your personal statement, LSE Careers can help you connect with your future.

Through LSE Careers' range of events, opportunities, resources, and appointments, you can...

  • connect with yourself, your interests and your motivations, so you can shape a fulfilling future that aligns with these.
  • connect with LSE alumni, so you can explore whether different sectors might be for you, broaden your network, and discover how to make the most of your time at LSE.
  • connect with employers, so you can explore opportunities open to you, identify skills you need to develop to stand out, and find work during your time at LSE and beyond.

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Summer 2024: Summer at LSE Careers

You did it – exams are over and summer is finally here!

As the sense of relief settles, you might be turning your thoughts towards planning your future, and LSE Careers is here to support you.

We’ve designed a programme of events, resources, appointments, and opportunities to help you navigate your next steps – whether that’s thinking about where to start your career planning, developing the skills to positively present yourself to employers, or feeling more confident in your transition to the workplace in 2024.

Read on to discover how to start shaping your future this summer.

Kickstart your career planning

When you’re starting to plan your next steps, we know it can be useful to take time to explore your options, including what experience and skills might be useful to you both now and in the future.

Launch your job search

Whether or not you know what you’d like to do next, there’s plenty of effective action you can take right now to make your job search as effective as possible.

If you're an international student looking for careers support this summer, we have a range of resources to guide you in your job search.

  • Ask an Alum (online tool): a platform where you can message your career questions to LSE alumni around the world. You can watch our short short video if you’re not sure what to ask.
  • Student Circus (online tool): a job portal for international students in the UK, an international jobs portal for students looking to work overseas, and country careers guides for international students returning to work in their home country after studying. There are 12 countries listed, including China and India, with tips for job searching and networking.
  • Working abroad pages where you can find information on how to get a job in 30 different countries

Shape your own path

Careers don’t always follow a linear path. As you move through and on from LSE, your ideas about what a meaningful career is might change or you might need to navigate difficulties in making the transition to the workplace. We have lots of resources designed to help you navigate your career journey and look after yourself – whatever you might encounter along the way.

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