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 find an overseas volunteering opportunity

Starts: 23 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: CLM.3.02
Remaining places: 24
​Are you interested in volunteering overseas? Come along to this panel event investigating how to choose an overseas volunteering opportunity.

China Careers Programme: Finding a job in China

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: NAB.LG.01, Wolfson Theatre
Remaining places: 80
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: 24 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: CLM.4.02
Remaining places: 62
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: Navigating a Cyber crisis - how do businesses stay resilient?

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: NAB 2.06
Remaining places: 58
In the event of a cyber crisis, businesses need to know how to respond. More importantly, they need to know how to prepare. Join Brunswick Group for this interactive session exploring how businesses manage these types of crises.

Skills Seminar: Video Interviews - How to succeed

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: NAB 1.04 - New Academic Building 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ
Remaining places: 30
Experienced recruiters from Accenture will guide you through the video interview process. Why do employers use them and what do they look for? How can you best prepare? Accenture will also give you lots of great hints and tips to help you succeed.

How to master presentations

Starts: 25 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Life.WS2
Remaining places: 20
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.

Understanding the differences between UK and US law firms

Starts: 25 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: NAB 1.04
Remaining places: 55
Thinking of applying to a US firm but not sure how it really differs from a UK firm? How do firm’s business models differ? Come and learn what the key structural differences between UK and US firms and learn about what to look out for when approaching your application research.

Applying for a taught masters

Starts: 25 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: NAB.2.04
Remaining places: 109
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.

IDEP: Aga Khan Development Network

Starts: 26 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: CLM 6.02
Remaining places: 62
The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) seeks to improve civil society and the quality of life in the developing world. Its institutions and programmes address culture, education, energy, health, climate change and rural development, institution-building, & the promotion of economic development.

How to perform well in group exercises

Starts: 29 Jan 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 29 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: PAR.1.02
Remaining places: 26
This interactive workshop will introduce you to some typical group exercises and offer insights into skills and behaviours employers are looking for.

Tata social internship scheme

Starts: 29 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: KSW.1.04
Remaining places: 53
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.

How to approach speculative applications

Starts: 29 Jan 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: 32L.LG.04
Remaining places: 42
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.

IDEP: Spotlight on Modern Slavery in a Development Context

Starts: 29 Jan 2018 5:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Jan 2018 6:00 PM
Venue: 32L.LG.04
Remaining places: 26
There is widespread recognition across the globe that the elimination of Modern Slavery is one of the great human rights issues of our time.

Join John Cox from the UK’s Department of International Development for his perspectives on the challenges and the work that is being done.

How to perform well at interviews

Starts: 30 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: CLM.5.02
Remaining places: 60
This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to review your interview preparation approach, formulate suitable answers, and practise your technique.

Skills seminar: Marketing metrics – a career in big data

Starts: 31 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: NAB 2.06
Remaining places: 60
Join Ekemetrics for a seminar on big data, how companies use it to inform their marketing activities, and the opportunities available within the sector.

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.

Mock Assessment centre

Starts: 1 Feb 2018 4:00 PM
Finishes: 1 Feb 2018 7:00 PM
Venue: Life.WS2
Remaining places: 40
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.

Building your network - preparing for Careers in Creative Industries week

Starts: 2 Feb 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 2 Feb 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: KSW.1.04
Remaining places: 70
This workshop will give you ideas and techniques for building your networking effectively in advance of LSE's Careers in Creative Industries week.

How to write cover letters

Starts: 5 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 5 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: KSW.1.04
Remaining places: 70
Cover letters are your opportunity to promote yourself and convince employers you are the right person for the job. This seminar will help you understand what employers want from your cover letter and show you how to achieve this.

Masterclass in Crisis Communications

Starts: 5 Feb 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 5 Feb 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: Workspace 2, LSE Life
Remaining places: 0
A masterclass in crisis communications from LSE alumus Sheree Dodd. Sheree will discuss the key principles of handling breaking issues and crises before inviting participants to carry out a practical exercise in crisis communications.

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