Careers seminars

A programme of careers skills and information seminars, run throughout the year by careers consultants and external employers.

These are our forthcoming seminars:

IDEP: How to get into International Development

Starts: 26 Sep 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Sep 2017 7:00 PM
Venue: PAR 1.02
Remaining places: 0
This seminar is a practical guide to the key things you need to know about careers in the international development sector. It includes who the major players are, job opportunities and where to find them, and how to get valuable development experience.

High impact communication and presentation skills

Starts: 27 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 5:00 PM
Venue: NAB 2.04
Remaining places: 14
Attend this seminar by the consultancy Capgemini to learn about high impact communication, that will improve your presentations skills for both academia and your future career.

Applications Day: How to write cover letters

Starts: 30 Sep 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Various venues in CLM (Clement House)
Cover letters are your opportunity to promote yourself and convince employers that you are the right person for the job. These seminars will help you understand what employers want from your cover letter and show you how to achieve this.

These events are part of Applications Day.

Applications Day: How to write effective application forms

Starts: 30 Sep 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Various venues in CLM (Clement House)
​These seminars cover all aspects of completing application forms, from personal details to more in-depth questions and what employers are looking for, so that you can approach them with confidence.

These events are part of Applications Day.

Applications Day: How to write effective CVs

Starts: 30 Sep 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Various venues in CLM (Clement House)
Writing an effective CV is important for success during the recruitment process. Attend this seminar to find out how to tailor your CV to the employer and position in order to make it stand out. This seminar is aimed at students who do not have a lot of experience writing a CV.

Applications Day: How to prepare for employer numeracy tests

Starts: 30 Sep 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Various venues in TW1 (Tower 1)
These seminars, offered by the LSE Teaching and Learning Centre, will prepare you for future numerical tests you may have to undertake as part of the recruitment process. You will learn how to prepare for and approach these tests.

These events are part of Applications Day.

Applications Day: Working in the UK during your studies

Starts: 30 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre (CLM G.02)
Remaining places: 225
This seminar is aimed at registered LSE students who have a Tier 4 visa. We will cover the working conditions for Tier 4 students based on frequently asked questions that we receive throughout the year.

This event is part of Applications Day.

Applications Day: CVs for experienced hires

Starts: 30 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Various venues in CLM (Clement House)
When you have several years professional experience, it can be a challenge to know how best to present it. These seminars will look at different CV formats and techniques for presenting yourself effectively, and are aimed at postgraduates with a number of years professional work experience.

BCG European IT Workshop

Starts: 4 Oct 2017
Finishes: 4 Oct 2017 11:59 PM
Venue: Paris, France
What does it feel like to work on a BCG case? Let us take you to a beautiful château near Paris this October to find out.

Work as part of a student team to create a strategy for our client, guided by our Technology Advantage consultants who will work with you to develop your recommendations.

How to use digital media to build your personal brand

Starts: 4 Oct 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 4 Oct 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: NAB 1.04
Remaining places: 120
Digital media and technology has democratised mass communication. Everyone can have a voice and be heard. In this seminar IPG Mediabrands will show you how digital and social media, can position you to get the career you want through actionable and pragmatic solutions that will make you stand out.

Economics consulting 101

Starts: 4 Oct 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 4 Oct 2017 5:00 PM
Venue: NAB 1.04
Remaining places: 120
Consultants from Cornerstone Research will be holding a seminar on economic consulting and will walk through an interactive case interview.

Roland Berger Women in Business Workshop

Starts: 16 Oct 2017 9:30 AM
Finishes: 16 Oct 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: London office, 55 Baker Street W1U 8EW.
This year we are organising a business workshop for 15 students from universities in the UK. Conducted by consultants and project managers from the London office, this event is an invaluable opportunity for students looking at a career in consulting.

Careers in the City 2017

Starts: 16 Oct 2017 6:30 PM
Finishes: 16 Oct 2017 8:30 PM
Venue: OLD Theatre (Old Building)
Remaining places: 460
Bringing together speakers working in investment banking, asset management and other financial service organisations, this panel discussion offers you the chance to hear speakers' personal career histories, their current roles, and tips for getting in/on in the industry

Exploring innovation: an interactive case study

Starts: 18 Oct 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Oct 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: NAB 1.04
Remaining places: 40
In this interactive workshop, led by LSE alumni now working as digital business consultants at IBM iX, students will learn about the latest trends in innovation in the technology, consulting, and other sectors, and work together on an innovation-based case study exercise.

An insight into risk consultancy - case study

Starts: 18 Oct 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Oct 2017 5:00 PM
Venue: NAB 1.04
Remaining places: 80
Stroz Friedberg is hosting this skills seminar for students interested in finding out about risk consultancy. In this seminar you will learn about the skills needed to succeed in the sector and participate in a case study.

Engaging with customers - digital marketing case study

Starts: 25 Oct 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Oct 2017 5:00 PM
Venue: NAB 2.04
Remaining places: 120
​Join Dyson to go through an interactive case study, gain an understanding of digital marketing, and find out how businesses use marketing to engage with customers.

Valuation workshop

Starts: 8 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 8 Nov 2017 5:00 PM
Venue: NAB 1.04
Remaining places: 120
Join FTI Consulting for this practical workshop designed to introduce students from all backgrounds to some of the key principles of economic consultancy.

The changing legal marketplace

Starts: 14 Nov 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Nov 2017 8:00 PM
Venue: TBC - please check this event page nearer the time for confirmation
Remaining places: 40
Richard Hodgson, Graduate Recruitment Partner at Linklaters and LSE alumnus, will give an overview of the global legal marketplace today and emerging hotspots. This is of interest to students applying or thinking of applying to commercial law firms.

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