Meet the Employer Engagement Team

Our Employer Engagement team develop relationships with employers and are dedicated to helping you find the right students and graduates for your organisation.

To contact the team, please email


Vanessa Doust

Head of Employer Engagement


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James Taylor

Employer Engagement Adviser
020 7107 5510

James builds, grows and maintains relationships with a variety of employers. Keeping abreast of news and developments cross sector, he can advise you on the most effective way to connect with the best and most relevant talent at LSE.

James manages LSE's Graduate Internship Scheme, which provides funding for LSE Departments and Divisions to hire a recent graduate for up to 12 months.

James manages the following sectors: Accounting and Auditing; Consultancy; Government, Public Sector and Policy; Information, Digital Technology and Data; Advertising, Marketing, PR, Media, Entertainment, Publishing and Journalism.

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Kathryn Goodfellow

Work-Based Learning Manager
020 7852 3663

Kathryn builds, grows and maintains relationships with a variety of employers. Keeping abreast of news and developments cross sector, she can advise you on the most effective way to connect with the best and most relevant talent at LSE.

Kathryn manages our Work-Based Learning strategy and provision, which consists of a portfolio of different activities including internships, consultancy projects, challenges and hackathons.

Kathryn manages the following sectors: Banking and Financial Services; NGOs, Charities and International Development; Real Estate and Environment and Energy; Information, Digital Technology and Data.


Sue Carrette

Work-Based Learning Officer 

Sue supports with the delivery of our Work-Based Learning activities, which are all designed to support the personal and professional development of students. Sue oversees the Laidlaw Scholar Scheme and the full cycle of the LSE Careers Micro Internship Programme. 


Priyanka Kumar

Work-Based Learning Assistant
020 7107 5293

Priyanka is the first point of contact for our Work-Based Learning programme and employers looking to engage with our highly sought after and diverse student population. Priyanka oversees our student consultancy projects, digital & online activities and all our communications for Work-Based Learning. Priyanka also looks after the vacancy board and our employer and vacancy data to ensure students have access to relevant paid job opportunities (part-time, full-time, internships and graduate programmes etc.) in the UK and internationally.



Sariththira Selvakumar

Work-Based Learning Assistant

Sari helps administer our work-based learning programme.



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Employer Engagement Team 020 7107 5293


Employer Engagement Team

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LSE Careers, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE