Core careers programme events

The core careers programme we deliver is designed for you by all of us in LSE Careers. Open to all students at LSE, it provides opportunities to learn, practice, and develop skillsets for applying for opportunities and succeeding in your future careers, facilitated by members of our team and supported by alumni and employers.

Page contents

  1. Application essentials
  2. Employers skills sessions
  3. Interviews and assessment
  4. Further study and PhDs
  5. International careers
  6. Sectors and themed events
  7. Career and professional development skills
  8. Events from our Volunteer Centre

 

Application essentials

Ensure you’re ready to apply for internships, jobs, and more through these seminars covering CVs, cover letters, and all the essentials about submitting applications.

Job search strategy

Starts: 17 Jun 2019 11:00 AM
Finishes: 17 Jun 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 7
Looking to identify how best to approach your job searching activities?

Thinking about your future

Starts: 17 Jun 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 17 Jun 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 4
Interested in spending some time thinking about what you’d like to do once you’ve finished your degree?

Applications afternoon

Starts: 19 Jun 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jun 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
A series of short sessions that will give you the opportunity to work together in small groups to prepare, review and perfect the documents you need to apply for jobs, internships or further study.

Results resilience

Starts: 16 Jul 2019 10:30 AM
Finishes: 16 Jul 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 30
Were you disappointed by your exam results? Are you worried or feeling stressed about the impact this may have on your future? If you’re unsure how to present your results positively to employers, friends and family, come along to this open Q&A session and learn how to move forward effectively.

What can I do with a 2:2

Starts: 16 Jul 2019 11:00 AM
Finishes: 16 Jul 2019 12:00 PM
A webinar for those graduating with a 2:2 and are thinking about what they are going to do after LSE.

Graduating - what next?

Starts: 17 Jul 2019 11:00 AM
Finishes: 17 Jul 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: LSE, King's Chambers, Portugal Street, KGS.1.02
Remaining places: 24
Graduating this summer? Join us, either in person or remotely, to start thinking about what you would like to do next and begin planning your next steps.

Graduating - what next? (Online)

Starts: 17 Jul 2019 11:00 AM
Finishes: 17 Jul 2019 12:00 PM
Graduating this summer? Join us, either in person or remotely, to start thinking about what you would like to do next and begin planning your next steps.

Results resilience

Starts: 18 Jul 2019 10:30 AM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 30
Were you disappointed by your exam results? Are you worried or feeling stressed about the impact this may have on your future? If you’re unsure how to present your results positively to employers, friends and family, come along to this open Q&A session and learn how to move forward effectively.

 

Skills sessions delivered by employers

Seminars and workshops led by employers to provide insights into and commercial awareness about their industry and operations, help enhance applications, improve interview skills and more.

 

Interviews and assessment

Sessions covering what to expect in the interview process, how to prepare and succeed, as well as different formats and types of interview and assessment centre activities you may face across the recruitment process.

Assessment centres: The essentials

Starts: 20 Jun 2019 11:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 19
An overview of what to expect in an assessment centre – the kinds of activities applicants are asked to complete and why employers find them a useful part of their process.

Assessment centres: Practice

Starts: 20 Jun 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2019 5:00 PM
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
An afternoon of interactive assessment centre activities, giving you the chance to participate in two group exercises and a presentation skills exercise.

Interviews: The essentials

Starts: 21 Jun 2019 11:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Jun 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 18
An overview of what to expect in job interviews, the different formats used by employers, and the kinds of question you should prepare for.

Interviews: Practice

Starts: 21 Jun 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Jun 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 16
An interactive workshop giving you the chance to work on your interview technique.

 

Further study and PhDs

A range of workshops and events for current PhD and research students at LSE, as well as seminars for current undergraduate and postgraduates considering pursuing a PhD in the future.

Thinking of doing a PhD

Starts: 17 Jun 2019 12:30 PM
Finishes: 17 Jun 2019 1:30 PM
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, PhD Academy, 4th floor
Remaining places: 0
Considering whether a PhD is right for you? In this session we'll look at motivations, good and bad reasons to do it, as well as how to apply to help guide your decision-making process.

CVs in and outside academia: PhDs, Fellows and Research Staff

Starts: 1 Jul 2019 12:30 PM
Finishes: 1 Jul 2019 1:30 PM
Venue: PhD Academy, LRB
Remaining places: 31
In this seminar we will look at how PhD students, Fellows and researchers can put together strong applications for jobs inside and outside of academia, including what employers expect to see in applications and how you can present yourself successfully at this stage of the recruitment process.

 

International careers

Seminars supporting the programmes LSE Careers deliver about working in different areas across the globe. 

 

Sectors and themed events

Events programmes which are part of themed career weeks showcasing particular sectors or areas of employment. This includes Discover International Development happening throughout the year, Public Sector and Policy Events Programme (weeks 4 and 5 of MT) and Careers in Creative Industries and Political Risk, Conflict and Security themed weeks in LT.

 

Careers and professional development skills

Focusing on skills and techniques you can take to the workplace, these sessions cover topics like delivering presentations, negotiation, and public speaking, as well as how to make the most of networking and LinkedIn.

Connect your career: LinkedIn

Starts: 18 Jun 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 18 Jun 2019 12:00 PM
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 0
A practical seminar to help you make sure you’re getting the most out of LinkedIn, using it effectively to connect with professionals and build your network.

Connect your career: Networking in person

Starts: 18 Jun 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jun 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: LSE, Lionel Robbins Building, Library, LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 0
A workshop to give you the opportunity to consider the basics and benefits of networking, and practise simple techniques.

 

Events from our Volunteer Centre

Seminars and workshops delivered by the LSE Volunteer Centre to promote and highlight the value in volunteering whilst at LSE, and the development opportunities it can offer you.

 

 

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Telephone

Careers enquiries 020 7955 7135

Employer enquiries 020 7107 5293

Volunteer Centre 020 3486 2952

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Email

Careers enquiries careers@lse.ac.uk

Employer enquiries careers.employers@lse.ac.uk

Volunteer Centre volunteer@lse.ac.uk

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