Careers Programme Autumn 2020

The Careers team will be running a series of live (synchronous) talks, workshops and other events throughout Term 1, supplemented by recorded sessions.

Links to join live sessions and access recordings will be displayed on Moodle along with any booking information. Advance booking is not usually required, except for external events.

Always check our Moodle pages for latest updates to the advertised programme, including guest speaker details.


Date and UK time

How to choose a career Tue 29 Sep, 10:00-10:45
Wed 30 Sep, 15:30-16:15

Careers information workshops - Career options that use your master's; Careers using your research skills (outside academia)

Recorded talks
Getting into management consultancy Tue 6 Oct, 10:00-10:45
Wed 7 Oct, 15:30-16:15
UCL management consultancy careers fair (external event) Tue 6 Oct, 17:00-20:00

Talks by alumni working in management consultancy - Amira El-Houderi (EY), Natalie Moyen (Mott MacDonald)

Recorded talks
Employer talks – Costello Medical, Options Recorded talks
Careers workshop - CV writing Recorded talk
Job Hunting outside the UK Tue 13 Oct, 10:00-10:45
Wed 14 Oct, 15:30-16:15
Employer talk - CHAI (Clinton Health Access Initiative) Thu 15 Oct, 15:30-16:30
Alumni talks - Komal Gill and Sarah Wookey (working with MSF) Recorded talks
Employer talks – ICRC, Medecins du Monde Recorded talks
Careers workshop - securing your first fieldwork experience Recorded talk
Global and Public Health Careers Recorded panel discussion

Starting your career in International Development (collaboration with London International Development Centre)

Recorded panel discussion
Careers workshop - CV writing Recorded talk followed by drop-in discussion
Introduction to LSHTM Connect Tue 20 Oct, 10:00-10:45
UK Public Health Training Scheme Wed 21 Oct, 15.30-16.15
Talks by students/alumni on the Public Health Training Scheme Recorded student seminar
Careers workshop - Careers in Public Health in the UK Recorded talk
Careers with UN organisations Tue 27 Oct, 10:00-10:45
Wed 28 Oct, 15:30-16:15
Introduction to LSHTM Connect Thu 29 Oct 15.30-16.15
Geneva Organisations student presentations Slides and notes
Alumna talk – Dr Ekua Yankah Recorded talk
LSE International Organisations Day Recorded employer presentations
LinkedIn Screencast recordings followed by drop-in discussion
LSE International Organisations Week (external event) Tue 3 - Sat 7 Nov
Employer or alumni talk Tue 10 Nov 10.00-10.45
Finding and funding a PhD Wed 11 Nov 15.30-16.15
How to build contacts to develop your career Tue 17 Nov, 10:00-10:45
Wed 18 Nov, 15:30-16:15
Employer talk – Aquarius Population Health Thu 19 Nov, 15:30-16:15
Academic Careers Panel Discussions Recorded panel discussions
Walking through open doors: an accidental career in academia - Dr Paul Barr Recorded talk
Global and Public Health Careers Panel Discussions Recorded panel discussions
Writing a good PhD application Tue 24 Nov, 10:00-10:45
Wed 25 Nov, 15:30-16:15
Careers in Global and Public Health panel event (provisional date) Thu 26 Nov, 17.00-18.30 (TBC)
Job Hunting Tue 1 Dec, 10:00-10:45
Wed 2 Dec, 15:30-16:15
Employer talk - NHS Scientist Training Programme Thu 3 Dec, 15:30-16:15
Employer or alumni talk Tue 8 Dec, 10:00-10:45
Careers workshop - CV writing Recorded talk followed by drop-in discussion