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:

Case study masterclasses with former Bain consultant

Starts: 10 Nov 2017 9:30 AM
Finishes: 19 Jan 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: LSE Careers Resource Centre, Floor 5 Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
A series of masterclasses with an Ana Hernandez Rubio (an experienced management consultant) to help you improve your case study performance. You must have a case study interview coming up in order to book a place.

Thinking of doing a PhD?

Starts: 20 Nov 2017 12:30 PM
Finishes: 20 Nov 2017 1:30 PM
Venue: PhD Academy, LRB
Remaining places: 0
​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.

Work it out: What motivates you? The role of purpose and values for your career.

Starts: 21 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Nov 2017 5:00 PM
Venue: LSE Library, LIFE, Workspace 2
Remaining places: 10
Work it out: Finding meaning in your career. What motivates you? The role of purpose and values for your career.

Using LinkedIn in your job search

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: NAB 2.04
Remaining places: 65
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: Engaging with customers - digital marketing case study

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: NAB 2.04
Remaining places: 102
​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.

Skills seminar: Improve your ability to demonstrate commercial awareness

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: NAB.1.04
Remaining places: 56
Commercial awareness is one of the key attributes firms look for when acquiring talent, but it is an area where candidates frequently let themselves down. Join ICAEW and Capshire chartered accountants for an interactive seminar exploring the topic.

Skills Seminar: Leveraged finance case study

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 5:00 PM
Venue: NAB 1.04
Remaining places: 45
​Challenge yourself and transfer your academic knowledge into practical experience by working on a case study, getting to know the relevant financial models, identifying key investment considerations and key risks, and producing a SWOT analysis.

Skills seminar: Commercial awareness in the legal sector

Starts: 22 Nov 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2017 5:00 PM
Venue: NAB 2.04
Remaining places: 15
Commercial awareness is one of the key attributes City law firms look for when acquiring talent, but it is an area where candidates frequently let themselves down. Join Hogan Lovells for an interactive seminar exploring the topic.

Aspiring Solicitors Pride Event

Starts: 23 Nov 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Nov 2017 8:00 PM
Venue: Reed Smith, 20 Primose Street, London
Aspiring Solicitors is excited to announce its second Annual Pride event focusing on increasing awareness, understanding and confidence for aspiring solicitors in LGBT+ communities on 23 November 2017 at Reed Smith LLP.

IDEP: How to get into international development consulting

Starts: 23 Nov 2017 5:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Nov 2017 6:00 PM
Venue: NAB.LG.01 - Alumni Theatre
Remaining places: 2
This seminar will give an overview of careers in international development consulting, providing information on skills and experience sought, recruitment processes and different routes into organisations working in this space.

Pupillage applications: Q&A with a recent pupil

Starts: 28 Nov 2017 6:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Nov 2017 7:00 PM
Venue: NAB 1.14
Remaining places: 24
Deadlines for pupillage applications are just weeks away. Get your questions answered by Gabor Bognar, a member of Outer Temple Chambers, who completed pupillage in 2015/16 and is also a part-time LLM student at the LSE.

AIG Insight Session - Multicultural/Multifaith

Starts: 29 Nov 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Nov 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: 58 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 4AB
AIG would like to invite you to their Insight Sessions, lead by the Employee Resource Groups (ERG). The sessions are designed to give an overview of what it means to work at AIG, providing the chance to network with employees and learn first-hand about the diverse career opportunities at AIG.

IDEP: How to get into interntional NGOs and think tanks

Starts: 1 Dec 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 1 Dec 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: CLM 4.02
Remaining places: 91
This seminar will give an introductory overview of careers in international NGOs and think tanks, providing information on skills and experience sought, recruitment processes and different routes into organisations working in this space.

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

Starts: 6 Dec 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Dec 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: NAB.1.04
Remaining places: 80
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: IDEP: International Development case study

Starts: 17 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 17 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: NAB 1.04
Remaining places: 120
Representatives from Dalberg will facilitate a case study to delve into one example of the many challenges they address on real-life international development projects.

Skills seminar: Strengthening your data skills with Tableau

Starts: 31 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: NAB 2.06
Remaining places: 50
Data analysis and visualisation is a large part of many careers, and as a skill set it is often assessed during recruitment rounds. Learn all about data visualisation and find out how the industry leading Tableau software works and can be utilised in the workplace.

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