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Our skills seminars and workshops offer you the chance to focus on skills and techniques that will support your' job search and prepare you for the world of work. These sessions cover topics including networking, using LinkedIn and presentation skills.
GAP is a 12-week part-time accelerator programme dedicated to the most promising early-stage startups co-founded by LSE students, staff, and alumni. Applicants need to be founders or teams who are beyond ideation; have an understanding of their market; and are on the path to developing their MVP.
The LSE Careers website offers information and resources on a range of careers topics, from job applications to employment sectors to further study. It also highlights graduate destinations to help inspire your next steps.
PhD Academy provides a number of opportunities for professional development and networking that complements the support students receive from their supervisors at the departmental level. The PhD Academy offers an academic and professional development programme and a series of short courses.
Academic Representatives are a crucial part of the LSESU. More than 400 Academic Representatives are elected by their student peers to represent them during the academic year and to liaise with LSE departmental staff in the Staff-Student Liaison Committees.
These networking events are an opportunity for students to meet alumni from their course and/or their department and learn about their career paths. Networking events are a great way to meet new people and get inspired.
The Alumni Mentoring programme helps current students with professional, career, and research development. Mentoring can give students a greater insight into what they can do after their degree and help build connections with those in the sector.
Our Alumni Network seeks to build relationships across the global community of interfaith leaders. We are seeking to support ongoing leadership development and make connections across the network and through external partnerships to foster understanding and reduce religion-related conflict.
Alumni Panel Talks are held across the School and they cover a wide variety of topics. Details of upcoming events will be shown on your former department’s webpage.
Ask An Alum connects you with the alumni community at LSE who can help to answer your questions, at anytime, anywhere.
This programme will deepen your understanding of religions and develop leadership skills. There are three modules across Michaelmas and Lent Terms. The modules are: Religious Imaginations in Today's World; Faith Based Climate Action; and Conflict Transformation.
Practise your chosen language in these 1-2-1 slots of 15 minutes led by volunteer native speakers. All levels are welcome. You can decide what to practise; ask a language question, practise your pronunciation or just have a conversation.
Business Boost is LSE Generate’s brand-new business clinic with resident business adviser Tim Deeson. Book a 30-minute session to get an answer for any start-up related question from ideation, go-to-market strategy to scaling. Bookings are open to all LSE students and alumni.
The programme involves student researchers identifying a particular aspect of LSE to investigate. The students then plan and carry out a small-scale research project with funding and support from LSE. At the end of the project, Change Makers present their findings to LSE senior leadership.
Throughout the year, the Digital Skills Lab offers students opportunities to work and compete in teams, solving real-world digital challenges set by employers and academics.
As an LSE student, you will automatically receive the LSE Careers newsletter, which highlights upcoming events, opportunities and news. You can also opt in to receive information about dedicated support for under-represented groups.
The Community Engagement Programme empowers students to make a difference in the communities we are part of through a consultancy challenge in which teams work together to tackle issues which charities are facing. This programme is open to all current students at LSE.
One hour, weekly discussion groups led by volunteer native speakers; gain confidence and fluency in your chosen language.
LSE Generate offers the opportunity to use a brand-new coworking space. Located on campus, and open from Monday to Friday, this space is open on a first come, first served basis. It is free to use for the LSE entrepreneurial community
The committee decides the dates of elections and referenda; chairs the Student Town Halls; decides which motions will go forward to Student Panels; and acts as the main point of contact for students who have questions about how to get involved with the democratic system.
The Digital Skills Lab offers free online resources for alumni to learn new skills or refine those they already have. Recent LSE graduates can find resources on learning pathways and various short courses.
The Digital Skills Lab runs drop-in sessions via Teams to help students find the digital solution that is right for them; get support with online digital skills learning; or to get answers to specific questions about using digital tools.
ElleSE supports women students as they launch and scale their socially impactful start-up. This pioneering programme supports women at the early stages of their business. The programme offers funding, mentoring, and workshops amongst other things.
LSE Generate offers students the opportunity to take part in various events and training courses throughout the year and offers access to digital resources that students can access at any time. The wide range of events and digital skills courses are open to all LSE students and alumni.
The PhD Academy offers a range of academic and professional development courses and coaching sessions. This is alongside workshops, training and events. All of the training meets the four main domains of the Research Development Framework.
Accelerator and incubator programmes are a great way to access support and resources to help students develop and scale their business. External Accelerators and Incubators include: Aspect; Bethnal Green Ventures; Entrepreneur First; Founders Factory; Techstars; and Zinc.
Founderships are educational innovation grants, designed to help provide financial security for LSE entrepreneurs as they build their business. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and grants are available to all students and recent LSE alumni.
LSE Generate has created various digital platforms and services to enable Generate founders to easily access resources, connect with their network and access approved service providers
Green Impact is a sustainability engagement programme available to staff and student teams across LSE. Each academic year, teams collectively undertake hundreds of actions that cumulatively enhance the environmental impacts of the School.
LSE Generate's International Chapters proactively connects, educates and inspires LSE entrepreneurial students and alumni around the world. It helps to build and scale impactful business for the betterment of society.
This programme offers students the opportunity to develop leadership and research experience and skills beyond their academic studies through practical training and reflection. The two-year programme is available to first year undergraduate students and is fully funded.
Connect with over 200,000 LSE alumni via our vast LinkedIn network. LSE alumni can be found in thousands of locations all around the world and hold important positions in over a thousand different places of work.
LSE alumni are encouraged to contribute to our LSE LinkedIn Page and join in with networking online through our alumni LinkedIn networking series. A post might involve introducing yourself and your studies at LSE, alongside the work or research that you are currently doing.
Panel and networking events allow you to meet, network and connect with employers and alumni, explore diverse sectors and industries and develop your professional skills for the workplace and beyond. It's a great way to hear first hand accounts of working in a particular sector or industry.
LSE Careers recruitment events offer an opportunity for you to meet organisations who are actively interested in recruiting LSE students into a range of roles such as graduate opportunities and internships.
LSE Generate holds a funding competition twice a year, during the Michaelmas and Lent Terms. Each competition has three to five winners, who will each take home a share of £20,000 to spend on their ventures. LSE students and alumni graduates can apply.
Networking is important for starting a business. Students might be looking for advice, seeking a co-founder, pitching to investors or just checking out the competition. LSE Alumni events allow you to connect with peers remotely or in person.
Students spend the last two weeks of Summer Term working intensively in small groups, of mixed years and disciplines, with a supervisor. They choose a research question and methodology, collect and analyse data, and write and present a paper at a final conference.
Houghton St Press is the student imprint of the LSE Press, publishing high-quality student research in nine journals. It showcases the work created by students through their critical investigation of complex social questions and provides a global forum for communities to engage with their ideas.
The LSE Team Up Maths Tutor role is an opportunity for undergraduate LSE students to gain experience working with Year 10 and 11 students in an educational setting. With training and ongoing guidance and support, tutors will travel to one of our London partner schools to provide small group tutoring
LSE100 is a flagship interdisciplinary course at LSE taken by all first-year undergraduates, giving you the opportunity to explore transformative global challenges in collaboration with your peers and leading academics from across LSE. Students develop skills to help them solve complex problems.
LSE offers a weekly opportunity to talk to former LSE students about their careers across a range of sectors in small group sessions. These events are for students or recent graduates looking to find information on specific jobs or certain industries.
As an LSE student, you may like to apply for one of our mentoring programmes. You will be partnered with one of our LSE alumni mentors and have the opportunity to discuss your ideas and future development, plus build your awareness of the world of work. Each programme has different selection criteria
The Mentorpreneurship programme engages past, current and future student entrepreneurs in a "life-cycle" of mentoring. In partnership with OakNorth, the programme supports the development of socially conscious businesses and inspires entrepreneurial thinking.
The DELF (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) and DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are the only official French language proficiency qualifications. LSE is a DELF and DALF testing centre. These exams evaluate four skills: listening, reading, speaking, and writing.
LSE Careers offers one-to-one sessions with our career consultants, where you can discuss your career, get advice on searching for a job, request feedback on your CV, cover letter or LinkedIn profile, or take part in a practice interview.
LSE LIFE study advisers are available to talk with students about key skills like reading, making notes, essay writing, research, exam revision, managing time and other study-related matters.
The Digital Skills Lab offers free access on Moodle to self-paced online learning courses in AI, Python, R and more. There is also free access available to students looking for support with their studies.
The Test of Russian as a Foreign Language (TORFL) is a contemporary test of Russian language. The LSE Language Centre is an official testing centre. The exams evaluate five skills: writing, grammar, reading, listening, and speaking.
The SOS Guide is a hub of information for LSE Generate. The Guide includes links to webinars, podcasts, details on recent events, funding opportunities, and insights from fellow entrepreneurs amongst other things.
Take a look at some of the most successful startup entrepreneurs to come through LSE Generate. Startup Spotlights includes a range of videos showcasing profile videos of some of our best alumni.
The SAG provides a mechanism for students to be more formally consulted on (and have input into) the work and decisions of LSE Careers. The SAG shares its views, opinions and experiences on and of a wide range of strategic and operational aspects of LSE Careers service delivery.
The Student Education Panel engages students of all backgrounds in the development of education at LSE. Fifty Student Education panellists meet at least once per term to draw on their own experiences and ideas to discuss a specific education-related topic, question or proposal.
LSESU offers students the opportunity to become or elect five sabbatical officers (paid) and eleven part-time (voluntary) officers that champion the needs of students at LSE. These officers will lead LSESU and campaign for student rights, amongst other duties.
The Sustainability e-module has been designed with the aim of increasing your understanding of sustainability at LSE. From how we are reducing our environmental impact to how research and education are contributing to the wider sustainability agenda and the many ways you can personally get involved.
The Sustainable Projects Fund awards funding to student- and staff-led projects that enhance sustainability at LSE. It is run by the LSESU Sustainable Futures Society with support from the sustainability team at LSE. Applications are submitted around December and January.
LSE LIFE offers a series of talks and workshops aimed at improving student skills in writing, reading, referencing and being organised. Resources, including slides, handouts and recordings from all of LSE LIFE events, are made available on our Moodle page after the session.
The Digital Skills Lab offers short practical workshops to help you develop the skills and understanding you need to become a digitally confident social scientist. Workshops cover productivity and collaboration software, data science tools and coding languages, and specialist research tools.
LSE Careers is committed to ensuring a positive environment and success for students from all backgrounds. We offer a series of diversity-focused recruitment and networking events, supporting organisations with building a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Find out about opportunities to work all over the world and how you can develop an international career. LSE Careers offers a range of international/global careers events.
LSE Careers offers an opportunity to extend and deepen the understanding of a particular sector or area of work. There is a range of sector-focused careers events to choose from.
The Eden Centre has funding available to employ undergraduate students as research interns or assistants during the academic year. This is an opportunity for students to contribute to the research-rich culture at LSE.
LSE Careers facilitates a range of resources and initiatives to support your job search. The resources enable students to identify opportunities to build their experience and plan their next role and position.
The Pathways Mentor role is an opportunity for undergraduate LSE students to gain long-term and paid experience working with Year 12 and 13 students in an educational setting. Pathways Mentors play a supporting role in the delivery of either the Pathways to Law or Banking and Finance programme.
The Widening Participation Student Ambassador scheme is an opportunity for undergraduate LSE students to gain experience working with children and young people. Student Ambassadors help deliver activities for 10 to 18-year-olds on campus, virtually and at other locations.
The Widening Participation Thrive Mentor role is an opportunity for undergraduate LSE students to support the LSE Thrive programme, a sustained access programme for Year 12 students of Black heritage.
There are occasionally part-time work opportunities available for students to join the Digital Skills Lab team of trainers and tutors. Students can sign up to the mailing list to be kept informed of open positions.
From internships to one-off consultancy projects, LSE Careers works with a range of employers to offer work-based learning opportunities for LSE students. Some of these opportunities will be open to all students, but most of them are designed for students who meet a specific set of criteria.
LSE Research Exchange (RX) provides opportunities for students and recent graduates to support faculty research
Practise and exchange your languages: sign up and leave your details or just search for a buddy in your language group.