Industry-led Skills Seminar Programme

Invest in the career development of LSE students

LSE Careers was instrumental in working collaboratively to identify topics that could be valuable for university students across disciplines..

- World Food Programme

Our industry-led skills seminar programme offers organisations the opportunity to support LSE students to develop their understanding of different sectors and roles through interactive case studies and group activities. The programme enables students to apply their academic knowledge and learning to an industry context.

The majority of our skills seminars will run online and we will continue to leverage innovative virtual platforms and tools to provide quality interactions between students and employers. A limited number of on campus seminars will also be available. Our offer is complemented with a suite of online marketing and advertising services to help enhance employer brand visibility and reach.

Who is it for?

Our industry-led skill seminar programme is for organisations who are looking to support with the career development of LSE students, developing their understanding of different sectors and roles through interactive case studies and group activities. It enables organisations to showcase how academic knowledge can be applied to an industry context. 

What is offered?

We offer employers the opportunity to deliver an online skill seminar which supports students in exploring and understanding different sectors, areas of research and or specific roles within your organisation. This can be explored through for example, an interactive case study, group discussions and activities or a podcast styled insight session and Q&A.

When proposing a seminar, we encourage organisations to think about the core knowledge, skills and values you can help students develop.   

Previous seminars include:   

  • The impact of AI on international development 

  • How to be a successful environmental consultant  

  • Brand innovation workshop  

  • Mergers & Acquisitions case study 

  • How to be a successful management consultant 

Our Employer Engagement Advisers would be happy to hear from you and to discuss your seminar proposal and answer any questions you have.  

This programme invites organisations to deliver seminars focused on student development and do not offer a platform for recruitment-focused or promotional activities. As spaces are limited on the programme, we aim to have representation from a diverse range of sectors. 

When and how does it take place?

  • These sessions can be delivered virtually on our Zoom or MS Teams platform or delivered on campus in person

  • A limited number of on campus seminars will also be available

  • They are held on a Wednesday afternoon. We are also able to explore facilitating sessions outside of these times if required

  • The duration of these sessions range from 60-90 minutes

  • Our Employer Engagement Advisers can work with you to identify popular topics for our students and review your proposal

  • We manage all student registration and event marketing

How much does it cost?

Our Skills Seminars are free of charge for all employers.

For further information contact careers.employers@lse.ac.uk 

If you would like to run a skills seminar, please complete our online proposal form.

Submit your proposal

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Contact us

Telephone

Employer Engagement Team 020 7955 7135

Email

Employer Engagement Team careers.employers@lse.ac.uk

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