Discover ID

What is it?

A diverse range of seminars and panels designed to support students who are thinking of working in the development sector. 

When does it take place?

Across Michaelmas and Lent Terms.

What are the details?

Getting into

A series of introductory presentations focusing on the different areas of employment in the sector. 

My career in international development

After setting the context for the sector we will go into more depth about functions and roles. Hear from LSE alumni and learn from their experiences.

Spotlight on

Thematic talks focused on new or pioneering areas in the sector. 

Insight sessions

Those currently working in the sector will share the inner workings of their specific organisations. 

Networking and opportunities

Meet the recruiters or those looking to work with LSE students.

Cutting edge issues in development thinking and practice

The Department of International Development organised lecture series open to all students.

Who's it for?

Students or recent graduates interested in exploring careers within the development sector.

Who'll benefit the most?

Anyone unsure about what they want from their career
Those who have some ideas about what they might like to do and would like to explore these further
Anyone who would like to gain skills and experience related to their career plans  
Those ready to apply for, or who have started applying and interviewing for opportunities  

What can I do next?

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