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:

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: 8
Looking to identify how best to approach your job searching activities?

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.

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?

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.

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: 19
An overview of what to expect in job interviews, the different formats used by employers, and the kinds of question you should prepare for.

LSE Marshall Building student site visit with Mace

Starts: 21 Jun 2019 1:55 PM
Finishes: 21 Jun 2019 3:15 PM
Venue: LSE, 44 Lincolns Fields
Remaining places: 8
LSE Marshall Building student site visit with Mace

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.

Career Check UP! For PhDs, Fellows and Research Staff

Starts: 26 Jun 2019 12:30 PM
Finishes: 26 Jun 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: PhD Academy, LRB
Remaining places: 29
​This interactive workshop, facilitated by an experienced Careers Consultant, will give you time to review your career progression to date, help you establish priorities for your future, and identify the best ways to present your experience and skills to potential employers.

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.

Career Changer Day

Starts: 2 Jul 2019 10:00 AM
Finishes: 2 Jul 2019 7:00 PM
Venue: LSE, King's Chambers, Portugal Street, KGS.1.02
Are you a student or with two or more years of work experience? Do you plan to change direction in your professional life? This one-day career changer workshop was designed with you in mind!

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.

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.

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.

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