Home > Staff and students > Careers and vacancies > Student careers and vacancies
How to contact us

LSE Careers
Floor 5
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
1 Sheffield Street
Maps and directions


Opening hours:

LSE Careers opening hours
Monday - Wednesday   9:30am - 5pm
Thursday  9:30am - 8pm
Friday  9:30am - 5pm

During term time and vacations (except when LSE is closed)


Student enquiries:

+44 (0)20 7955 7135 
Ask us a question on LSE CareerHub
or email us at careers@lse.ac.uk


Twitter logo  Contact @LSECareers on Twitter
Facebook logo  Contact us on Facebook


Employer enquiries:

+44 (0)20 7107 5293

LSE Careers

  • Welcome to LSE Careers!

  • Start your career planning with Career Builder

  • LSE Careers is open all summer!

  • Read our latest student newsletter

  • LSE Volunteer Centre

LSE Careers is here to help guide you through the careers maze with a comprehensive range of careers and employment services.
We offer careers events, a vacancy board, one-to-one appointments and practice interviews, advice about further study, support if you'd like to set up your own business, and numerous online resources.

Making the move: Corporate to not-for-profit evening

On Thursday 2 June LSE Careers is hosting a panel and networking evening to support the career development of current students and alumni* with 2+ years’ experience working in the private sector, who are interested in making the move to not-for-profit organisations. The evening will begin with a panel discussion between 7 and 8pm when a group of professionals with experience working across both […]


How to balance your studies with your career plan

Balancing life in modern day London can be a challenge at the best of times. Living in a city that’s constantly in a state of hustle and bustle, with so much to do and so much time needed to do it, things can become a little overwhelming. On top of that all of you have your LSE studies to manage […]


5 ways to get work experience this summer

It’s not too late to get some useful work experience this summer and contrary to popular belief it doesn’t have to be in the form of an internship. Here are five ways you can do it: 1. Get a holiday job There are plenty of organisations that require staff for the summer – positions range from teaching English overseas, working […]


View all posts on this topic

Keep up to date with all our news on TwitterFacebook and our blog.

Below are our forthcoming careers events. Find out more about the types of careers events we run or browse all our events on CareerHub.

Women in Finance Event - Bloomberg

Starts: 31 May 2016 4:30 PM
Finishes: 31 May 2016 8:00 PM
Venue: Bloomberg London Office 39-45 Finsbury Square
We are delighted to invite you to join us for our Women in Finance event at the Bloomberg EMEA Headquarters in London!

Careers beyond the PhD - alumni panel event (for PhD students and research staff)

Starts: 1 Jun 2016 5:00 PM
Finishes: 1 Jun 2016 7:00 PM
Venue: PhD Academy, 4th Floor Lionel Robbins Building
Remaining places: 24
Hear from LSE PhD graduates now working outside academia to learn more about how you can use your research skills in a range of careers. The first half of the event will be dedicated to hearing from speakers, and in the second half you can network with graduates and other participants.

Generate: Imperial College and LSE entrepreneurial networking evening

Starts: 1 Jun 2016 6:00 PM
Finishes: 1 Jun 2016 8:00 PM
Venue: Zebrano bar, 18 Greek Street, London, W1D 4DS
Remaining places: 37
Looking to collaborate with entrepreneurs across London? Look no further! LSE and Imperial are teaming up once again to invite you to an entrepreneurial networking event - an ideal opportunity for students from each university to share skills, experience, and ideas within the entrepreneurial field

AlphaSights Mixers

Starts: 2 Jun 2016 6:00 PM
Finishes: 2 Jun 2016 8:00 PM
Venue: AlphaSights London HQ, 58 Davies St, W1K 5JF
Information sessions and networking event on careers at AlphaSights

Cisco University Mentorship Workshop Day! 3rd June 2015

Starts: 3 Jun 2016 10:00 AM
Finishes: 3 Jun 2016 5:00 PM
Venue: Cisco Systems , 9-11 New Square, Bedfont Lakes, Feltham, Middlesex, TW14 8HA
Are you interested in a career in technology or interested to learn more about Cisco and what we do?

Please join us at our offices at Bedfont Lakes, on June 3rd to gain an insight into the IT sector as well as understand what Cisco is all about.

Creative Careers Fair

Starts: 6 Jun 2016 11:00 AM
Finishes: 7 Jun 2016 5:00 PM
Venue: Soho Square, Soho, London W1D
A Creative Careers Fair for Undergraduates and Postgraduates with an interest in developing a career in the creative industries.

Using LinkedIn in your job search

Starts: 6 Jun 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Jun 2016 2:00 PM
Venue: 32L.LG18
Remaining places: 40
This seminar will cover building an effective LinkedIn profile to maximise your job search, with tips on what to include in each section, how to increase your visibility, and techniques to develop your professional networks. It is most suitable for students with a basic understanding of LinkedIn.

How to Write a High Impact CV Webinar

Starts: 6 Jun 2016 6:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Jun 2016 7:00 PM
Venue: Online
A webinar on how to write a high impact, interview winning CV

Generate: Mentoring morning

Starts: 7 Jun 2016 10:00 AM
Finishes: 7 Jun 2016 12:00 PM
Venue: Online
Our new mentoring mornings provide an opportunity to connect with mentors on a one-off basis to discuss the progress of your business and move forward with new ideas and possible contacts. During the morning you will be able to virtually meet with a range of mentors via a Hangout session.

What to do with your summer if you don't have an internship

Starts: 7 Jun 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Jun 2016 2:00 PM
Venue: 32L.LG.04 
Remaining places: 50
The summer is the perfect time to do something that will enhance your CV and employability. Attend this seminar to learn about alternatives to internships and how you can go about finding these opportunities, as well as other strategies to enhance your profile.

Generate: LSE Entrepreneur of the Year competition audience

Starts: 9 Jun 2016 12:00 PM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2016 5:00 PM
Venue: Vera Anstey, Old Building
Remaining places: 60
LSE Generate's funding competition returns as this year's winners compete for the titles of Entrepreneur of the Year and Social Entrepreneur of the Year. Book here to watch the commercial entrepreneurs pitch. This event is followed by Generate's summer party.

How to make the most of your summer role/first job

Starts: 9 Jun 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2016 2:00 PM
Venue: 32L.LG.04  
Remaining places: 50
Congratulations, you’re starting a new role this summer! This seminar will give you practical strategies to make a positive professional impression and be a successful intern/employee.

Generate: LSE Social Entrepreneur of the Year competition audience

Starts: 9 Jun 2016 2:30 PM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2016 5:00 PM
Venue: OLD.4.10
Remaining places: 80
LSE Generate's funding competition returns as this year's winners compete for the titles of Entrepreneur of the Year and Social Entrepreneur of the Year. Book here to watch the social entrepreneurs pitch. This event is followed by Generate's summer party.

ICSA: The Governance Institute - Student open evening

Starts: 9 Jun 2016 6:00 PM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2016 8:30 PM
Venue: ICSA, Saffron House, 6-10 Kirby Street, London EC1N 8TS
Join ICSA as we explore the role of the company secretary and the importance of governance within an organisation on 9 June in London.

The Boston Consulting Group - Advanced Degree Event

Starts: 9 Jun 2016 6:30 PM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2016 9:30 PM
Venue: BCG London Office, 20 Manchester Square, London, W1U 3PZ
​PhD, Medics & Post Doc. careers event on Thursday, 9 June: The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

If you're thinking about the options available to you for the next stage of your career, come to our PhD, Medics and Post Doc careers event to find out what management consulting could offer.

Generate: Summer party and awards reception

Starts: 9 Jun 2016 6:30 PM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2016 9:00 PM
Venue: Weston Café, Floor 6, Saw Swee Hock
LSE Generate celebrates this year's programme at our annual summer party! The Entrepreneur of the Year and Social Entrepreneur of the Year will be announced at the event and we will celebrate their success as well as the achievements of this year's funding competition winners.

How to decide on a career

Starts: 10 Jun 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 10 Jun 2016 3:00 PM
Venue: OLD.3.28 
Remaining places: 30
This seminar is designed specifically to meet the needs of students who are unsure what they want to do. We will be looking at a range of careers issues from understanding your own skills and abilities to effective career research and job search strategy.

Graduate Careers Café 2016

Starts: 10 Jun 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 10 Jun 2016 4:00 PM
Venue: The Weston Café, 6th floor, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre (SAW)
This event welcomes global employers who want to find the best talent from the LSE in all areas of their business.

Summer Fayre Volunteers (various shifts): one-off volunteering

Starts: 11 Jun 2016 8:00 AM
Finishes: 12 Jun 2016 7:00 PM
Venue: St John’s Wood Church Gardens, NW8 7NE
Come and volunteer at one of North West London's biggest Summer Fayre's and help raise vital funds for St John's Hospice.

We have over 10,000 visitors attending the fayre which makes it a fun, vibrant place to volunteer.

Street Party Event Volunteers: one-off volunteering

Starts: 11 Jun 2016 3:00 PM
Finishes: 11 Jun 2016 11:00 PM
Venue: Elizabeth Street, London
We are currently recruiting volunteers to help out at the Elizabeth St. Summer Party

Search all our events on CareerHub

This is a selection of full time and part time jobs, volunteering opportunities and internships currently being advertised on LSE CareerHub. To search all the opportunities we are advertising please log in to LSE CareerHub.

Country Support Officer (Yemen, Iraq and occupied Palestinian territories)

Application closing date: 5 Jun 2016
Location: Moorgate England United Kingdom
International Development
Country Support Officer
Yemen, Iraq and oPt

Programme Officer (Gender In Emergencies)

Application closing date: 31 May 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom
As the Programme Officer you will support the development of Plan UK’s disasters and emergencies portfolio as part of the Disaster Risk Management Unit.

Senior Tax Assistant

Application closing date: 30 Jun 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom
As a Senior Tax Assistant you will be supporting the Tax Team on the delivery of high quality compliance and advisory tax services to clients. You will work with a broad range of clients, covering a number of sectors

Fall 2016 International Program Intern

Application closing date: 8 Jun 2016
Location: Washington District of Columbia United States of America
Internship at Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC; requires at least Spanish proficiency.

Venture Developer / Entrepreneur in Residence

Application closing date: 3 Jun 2016
Location: Berlin Germany
Build, grow and manage a strategic offline-to-online platform business connecting
proximity solution providers with key decision makers from scratch. Own and grow P&L, team and resource responsibility from day one on. The faster you build it, the faster you grow with it!

Media Brand Ambassador

Application closing date: 31 Jul 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom
Virgin Media are looking for Student Brand Ambassadors! The role offers an exciting opportunity to gain invaluable experience in marketing, lead generation and sales, whilst earning a competitive wage.

Graphic/Web Designer (Simplified Chinese content)

Application closing date: 11 Jul 2016
Location: Orlando Florida United States of America
We have a new position open for a Graphic and Web Designer for Simplified Chinese content.

Natural Catastrophe Actuarial Trainee

Application closing date: 20 Jun 2016
Location: City of London England United Kingdom
Job Specification

The position is in the Global Natural Catastrophe Risk modelling team. You will support the Solvency II Nat Cat Actuary in carrying out review work and analysis of cat models to help stakeholders gain comfort over the representation of Catastrophe Risk for SCOR Global P&C.

Graduate Development Programme Placement

Application closing date: 9 Jun 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom
We’re looking for recent graduates who believe in our cause to join our Graduate Development Programme. Over 12 months you’ll undertake two six month placements in different teams, providing you with an excellent platform to kick start your career in the voluntary/international development sector.

Media Analyst

Application closing date: 7 Jun 2016
Location: London England United Kingdom
We are seeking driven individuals with analytical backgrounds to join our Ads Team. The Media Analyst role is an entry level position with a strong career path.

Search all our vacancies on CareerHub

Twitter logo

Follow us on Twitter

Be the first to know about up to the minute careers news and live updates from LSE Careers.

Facebook logo

Find us on Facebook

Like LSE Careers on Facebook to ask us questions, get news from LSE Careers and links to events and opportunities.

Red RSS icon

LSE Careers blog

Careers news, events, competitions and articles. Regularly updated by LSE Careers staff. Visit the careers blog and subscribe to updates via RSS.

Diigo logo

Search our links on Diigo

Looking for websites on specific sectors and careers topics? Search over 5000 websites, categorised with tags.


Patrons of LSE Careers

Accenture | Allen & OveryAlphaSights | Bank of America Merrill Lynch | BarclaysBloombergBNP ParibasThe Boston Consulting Group | British CouncilCiti | City Year UK | Civil Service Fast StreamClifford Chance | CMS Cameron McKennaCoin Street Community Builders | Credit Suisse | Deutsche Bank | European Investment Fund | EY | FoodCycle | Frontier EconomicsFTI Consulting | Goldman Sachs | GIC Private Limited | Herbert Smith Freehills | HSBC | International Committee of the Red CrossIntoUniversityJP Morgan | KPMG | LinklatersMarkit | McKinsey & CompanyMorgan Stanley | Nomura International  | OC&C Strategy Consultants | Octavia Foundation | Oliver Wyman | OxeraProcter & Gamble | PwC | Royal Bank of Scotland Group | Shell | Slaughter and MaySpires | Standard Chartered | Strategy&Swiss Re | Travers Smith | UBS | UniCredit Group | Y Care International


LSE Careers logo