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:

LSE Director and Friends: Our lifelong network

Starts: 24 May 2018 6:45 PM
Finishes: 24 May 2018 9:30 PM
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Remaining places: 61
LSE Director, Minouche Shafik (MSc Economics 1986), invites you to join her and former classmates back on campus as they reconvene their 1980s LSE study group to reflect on the enduring value of an LSE education.

Editorial and publishing careers at Nature Research

Starts: 30 May 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 30 May 2018 11:00 AM
Venue: Online
We would like to invite PhD students and postdocs to join and learn more about Nature Research and our editorial and publishing roles.

Using your summer to get ahead with your career

Starts: 6 Jun 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 6 Jun 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Thai Theatre, NAB
Remaining places: 73
If you haven’t decided what you’re going to do with your summer and are an undergraduate student who has just completed their first or second year, this seminar will suggest practical steps you can take to use your summer to improve your employability.

Moving in to an academic career – a case study from Economic History to Economics

Starts: 8 Jun 2018 12:30 PM
Finishes: 8 Jun 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: PhD Academy
Remaining places: 31
Moving in to an academic career – a case study from Economic History to Economics. Dr Brain Varian will discuss his experience of navigating the academic job market which includes moving between academic departments

Moving into an Academic Career - a case study from Economic History

Starts: 8 Jun 2018 12:30 PM
Finishes: 8 Jun 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: LSE PhD Academy
Moving into an Academic Career - a case study from Economic History. Dr Brian Varian will talk about his experience of applying for and succeeding in the academic job market

How to decide on a career

Starts: 11 Jun 2018 10:30 AM
Finishes: 11 Jun 2018 12:30 PM
Venue: Thai Theatre, NAB
Remaining places: 27
This seminar is designed specifically to meet the needs of students who have no idea what they want to do. We will look at a range of careers issues from understanding your own skills and abilities to effective career research and job search strategy.

Job search strategy

Starts: 11 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 11 Jun 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Thai Theatre, NAB
Remaining places: 71
This seminar will focus on helping you identify how best to approach your job searching activities.

Thinking of doing a PhD

Starts: 11 Jun 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 11 Jun 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: PhD Academy, Lionel Robbins Building (4th floor)
Remaining places: 25
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.

Connect your career: LinkedIn and networking

Starts: 12 Jun 2018 10:30 AM
Finishes: 12 Jun 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: KSW 1.04
Remaining places: 37
Online networking is an important aspect of your job search strategy, but how can you utilise LinkedIn to network effectively? How do these online interactions become real life meetings, and how should you conduct yourself? Find out in this practical seminar.

Applications Afternoon: Cover Letters

Starts: 12 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Jun 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Work Space 2, LSE LIFE
Applications Afternoon presents an opportunity to work in small groups on putting together, reviewing and mastering any or all of the key documents you will need to use in applications for jobs, internships and further study.

Applications Afternoon: CVs

Starts: 12 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Jun 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Work Space 2, LSE LIFE
Applications Afternoon presents an opportunity to work in small groups on putting together, reviewing and mastering any or all of the key documents you will need to use in applications for jobs, internships and further study.

Applications Afternoon: Application Forms

Starts: 12 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Jun 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Work Space 2, LSE LIFE
Applications Afternoon presents an opportunity to work in small groups on putting together, reviewing and mastering any or all of the key documents you will need to use in applications for jobs, internships and further study.

Interview Day - interview essentials

Starts: 13 Jun 2018 10:30 AM
Finishes: 13 Jun 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Thai Theatre, NAB
Remaining places: 73
This seminar will give you the opportunity to review your interview preparation approach, understand the questions you may be asked, and formulate suitable answers.

Interview Day - interview practice

Starts: 13 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Jun 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: KSW 1.04
Remaining places: 26
This interactive workshop will allow you to practise your interview technique and answers to questions.

Assessment centre essentials

Starts: 14 Jun 2018 10:30 AM
Finishes: 14 Jun 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Thai Theatre, NAB
Remaining places: 74
This one hour seminar will give students the chance to find out the basics of an assessment centre. You will also gain advice on how to perform well in the various activities including presentations, case studies, brain teasers, group exercises, e-tray/in-tray tasks and others.

Assessment centre practice

Starts: 14 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Jun 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Work Space 2, LSE LIFE
An afternoon of interactive assessment centre activities, covering group exercises, presentation skills and case study practice.

Careers Plus – Career changers day for alumni 2-5 years

Starts: 16 Jun 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 16 Jun 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: PAR.2.03, Parish Hall, LSE campus
This career changer day for alumni 2-5 years will allow you to explore your key strengths and career motivators for a role, the possible barriers preventing you from taking the next step, and help you map the potential within your network to test your understanding of the reality of work/roles.

HP Academy 2018 is Looking for European Graduate Talent

Starts: 2 Jul 2018 9:00 AM
Finishes: 6 Jul 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: Barcalona, Spain
HP, in collaboration with Fundación Universidad-Empresa (FUE), has launched a new edition of HP Academy in 2018. In this addition, 130 recent graduates from across Europe will receive specialized training and develop their talents at one of the most reputable technology companies in the world.

PhDs and Research Staff Career Check UP – what’s going on in your career? what else could you do?

Starts: 4 Jul 2018 12:30 PM
Finishes: 4 Jul 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: PhD Academy, 4th Floor Lionel Robbins Building
Remaining places: 33
​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.

What to do with a 2:2

Starts: 9 Jul 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 9 Jul 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Graham Wallas Room, Floor 5 Old Building
Remaining places: 25
If you’re graduating with a 2:2 and are starting to plan your career after leaving LSE, this seminar will provide some perspective, insights and practical steps.

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