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:

Part 1: Work it out: Create alternative future career plans to find meaning in your work

Starts: 22 Jan 2019 4:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Jan 2019 5:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 50
Work it out: Create alternative future career plans to find meaning in your work (part 1)

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: 28
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.

Mayor's Entrepreneur Workshop 3

Starts: 23 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2019 4:30 PM
Venue: City Hall The Queens Walk London SE1 2AA
A workshop for current London students or recent graduates from a London university or college.

Networking and speculative applications

Starts: 24 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: CLM 2.02
Remaining places: 87
A speculative application involves proactively approaching an employer to seek out opportunities that have not been advertised. This seminar will help you understand the scenarios where you may need to use a speculative application and what you should include.

Internships, Work Experience & Part Time Work

Starts: 25 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: CLM 2.02
Remaining places: 107
​An internship, work experience, and part-time work are all excellent ways to stand out in a tough job market and support yourself financially during your studies. Come along to this seminar to find out where to look for opportunities and get top tips on making successful applications.

Introduction to group exercises

Starts: 28 Jan 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Venue: FAW 2.04 (Formerly Tower 2)
Remaining places: 33
This interactive seminar will introduce you to some typical group exercises and offer insights into the skills and behaviours employers are looking for.

Thinking of doing a PhD

Starts: 28 Jan 2019 3:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Jan 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: PhD Academy
Remaining places: 20
This seminar is for anyone considering doing a PhD. It considers why, where, and when to do a PhD and how to approach the application process.

Preparing for life after the PhD: PhDs and Research Staff

Starts: 28 Jan 2019 4:30 PM
Finishes: 28 Jan 2019 5:30 PM
Venue: PhD Academy
Remaining places: 34
Are you thinking about different career options and/or are unsure about what to do after your PhD? In this interactive, participatory seminar we will review some PhD career pathways and help assess your interests, skills, strengths, and values to evaluate your options and plan your next steps.

China Careers Programme: Finding a job in China

Starts: 29 Jan 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 25
This practical seminar provides advice and support for Chinese students on how to find and apply for jobs in China. We will be joined by a recruiter from a professional services firm who has recruited many years for roles within China.

Using LinkedIn in your Job Search

Starts: 30 Jan 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Venue: CLM 4.02
Remaining places: 120
This seminar will cover building an effective LinkedIn profile with tips on what to include in each section, how to increase your visibility, and techniques to help you connect and build relationships with LSE alumni. It is most suitable for students with a basic understanding of LinkedIn.

Skills seminar: An insight into Investment Management

Starts: 30 Jan 2019 3:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Jan 2019 5:00 PM
Venue: NAB 1.04
Remaining places: 100
Invesco will be providing insight into life working for an Investment Manager, and talking about the Investment20/20 graduate scheme.

Skills seminar: How to communicate Mergers and Acquisitions - case study

Starts: 30 Jan 2019 3:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Jan 2019 5:00 PM
Venue: NAB 2.06
Remaining places: 70
In the event of a Merger or Acquisition companies need a robust communications strategy.
Would you know how to manage the communications in what is a business-critical situation? Consultants at Brunswick will lead you through this interactive seminar.

Part 2: Work it out: Act now, think later: Discover more about the careers you're interested in

Starts: 30 Jan 2019 4:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Jan 2019 5:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 55
Part 2: Work it out: Act now, think later. Discover more about the career you’re interested in.

Accuracy Business Cup (“ABC”), a finance and strategy case study competition

Starts: 31 Jan 2019 9:00 AM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2019 3:00 PM
Venue: Accuracy Office
​The ABC is a two-stage competition where we invite teams of students from the best European and Canadian universities. Students will be invited to our offices to work on the Company’s key strategic/financial issues.

Tata social internship scheme

Starts: 31 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: CLM 2.02
Remaining places: 120
This seminar will give you the opportunity to find out more about the Tata Social Internship Scheme which offers LSE students the chance to spend two months in India working on a range of projects with a corporate social responsibility, development or social entrepreneurship focus.

Charityworks Webinar 2019: Meet the trainees

Starts: 31 Jan 2019 6:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2019 7:00 PM
Venue: Remote
Want to get paid to change the world? Talk to the people doing just that.

Skills seminar: Insight into public sector consulting with Deloitte

Starts: 31 Jan 2019 6:15 PM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2019 8:15 PM
Venue: NAB 2.06
Remaining places: 60
Join this interactive skills session with representatives of Deloitte's public sector consulting team, exploring the type of work they do and the tools and techniques they use to do it.

Case study skills club

Starts: 4 Feb 2019 3:00 PM
Finishes: 4 Feb 2019 5:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 50
Our case study skills club is designed for students who have a basic understanding of case study interviews but want to prepare further and develop confidence through practising example cases with student interview partners and receiving peer feedback.

CVs for Experienced Hires

Starts: 5 Feb 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 5 Feb 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: CLM 5.02
Remaining places: 120
When you have several years professional experience, it can be a challenge to know how best to present it. This seminar will look at different CV formats and techniques for presenting yourself effectively, and is aimed at postgraduates with a number of years professional work experience.

Mock assessment centre

Starts: 5 Feb 2019 4:00 PM
Finishes: 5 Feb 2019 7:00 PM
Venue: PAR LG.03
Remaining places: 50
Assessment centres are a critical part of the recruitment process for many employers. This workshop is structured to simulate parts of a typical assessment day and will provide an overview of the types of tasks involved.

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