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: 9 Nov 2018 9:30 AM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2019 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.

How to master presentations

Starts: 19 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 8
Many recruitment processes require you to deliver a presentation so employers can assess your communication skills. Learn how to plan and deliver a coherent, persuasive message, and increase your personal impact in front of employers in this workshop.

Case study skills club

Starts: 19 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Nov 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 5
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.

Mock assessment centre

Starts: 20 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Nov 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 0
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.

Work it out: Motivation - purpose - values. Where do your strengths meet the needs of the world?

Starts: 20 Nov 2018 5:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Nov 2018 7:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 19
Work it out: Motivation - purpose - values. Where do your strengths meet the needs of the world?

Mock interview practice

Starts: 22 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Nov 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 0
This interactive workshop will allow you to practise your interview technique and answers to questions.

Using LinkedIn in your job search

Starts: 23 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Nov 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: TW1.G.01
Remaining places: 125
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.

Discover International Dev: How to get into NGOs and Think Tanks

Starts: 26 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: CLM.6.02
Remaining places: 63
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.

Thinking about doing a PhD?

Starts: 26 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Nov 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: PhD Academy, Lionel Robbins Building
Remaining places: 36
​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.

How to perform well in group exercises

Starts: 26 Nov 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Nov 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 42
This interactive workshop will introduce you to some typical group exercises and offer insights into skills and behaviours employers are looking for.

How to master presentations

Starts: 27 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 50
Many recruitment processes require you to deliver a presentation so employers can assess your communication skills. Learn how to plan and deliver a coherent, persuasive message, and increase your personal impact in front of employers in this workshop.

Thinking of doing a PhD in Media and Communications?

Starts: 27 Nov 2018 6:30 PM
Finishes: 27 Nov 2018 8:30 PM
Venue: PhD Academy, Lionel Robbins Building
Remaining places: 0
​For current MSc students who wish to understand what doing a PhD in the Media and Communications Department at the LSE entails. Open to MSc students from all disciplines.

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

Starts: 28 Nov 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Nov 2018 6:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 41
Work it out: Create alternative future career plans to find meaning in your work

Applying for a taught masters

Starts: 29 Nov 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: CLM.2.02
Remaining places: 120
For students who are in the early stages of applying for a taught master's, this seminar will help you understand the principles behind a successful master's application and key points you should consider before applying.

Using LinkedIn in your job search

Starts: 4 Dec 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 4 Dec 2018 2:00 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.

Work it out: Inspiring alumni stories - creating meaning and impact in your career

Starts: 4 Dec 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 4 Dec 2018 8:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 4
Remaining places: 59
Work it Out: creating meaning and impact in your career.
Hear inspiring stories from alumni about their career journeys, how they measure success and what meaning and impact mean to them on a day to day basis.

Pupillage applications: Q&A with a recent pupil

Starts: 6 Dec 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Dec 2018 7:00 PM
Venue: NAB 2.16
Remaining places: 25
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 who is about to finish a part-time LLM at the LSE.

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

Starts: 11 Dec 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 11 Dec 2018 6:00 PM
Venue: LSE LIFE Workspace 2
Remaining places: 57
Work it out: Act now, think later. Discover more about the career you’re interested in.

Mayor's Entrepreneur Workshop 2

Starts: 12 Dec 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 12 Dec 2018 12:30 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.

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.

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