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.

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  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.


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.

Skills Seminar: How to Shine at Interview - Top Tips on video and face to face interviews

Starts: 16 Jan 2019 3:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Jan 2019 5:00 PM
Venue: NAB.2.06
Remaining places: 50
How to shine at interviews. Covering everything from preparation, structuring answers and leaving a lasting impression, the workshop is designed to provide you with all the information you need to shine at interview.

Skills seminar: Law interviews: How to prepare and perform well

Starts: 23 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2019 3:00 PM
Venue: NAB.2.06
Remaining places: 50
Interviews and assessment centres are the final part of law firms’ recruitment processes. This workshop will give you information on the different tasks usually involved, as well as hints and tips on how to prepare well for vacation scheme and training contract interviews.

Skills Seminar: Masterclass in Reputation Management & Strategic Communications

Starts: 13 Feb 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Feb 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: Kingsway G. 01
Remaining places: 30
Senior Consultants from Milltown Partners will host this bespoke, interactive skills seminar for LSE students bringing their work to life with a concrete example: Looking at one of the UK’s most successful (if controversial) companies and its leadership.


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.


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.


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.


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.

One-off volunteering: Young at Heart

Starts: 18 Jan 2019 5:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2019 9:30 PM
Venue: Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre
Remaining places: 12
Coin Street are looking for warm and friendly volunteers to join their team for the annual seniors party, Young at Heart 2018. Your role will be to welcome guests, take coats, help serve a delicious dinner and support the cleaning and tidying up.




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