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Careers Service

The LSHTM Careers service provides a range of services for all Research, Masters and Diploma students at the School’s London campus, as well as those who have graduated from the London campus within the past 2 years. Through our Careers Consultants you can access support to help you move ahead with your career and find the job or further study course that you want.  Distance Learning students can use our online resources, including helpsheets, videos of panel and alumni talks and our interview simulator tool.

How we can help you

How the Careers Service can help you find a job in your chosen field

Appointments

  • 30 minute one-to-one appointments with a careers consultant, available Monday to Thursday. In these appointments you can discuss anything from finding relevant work experience to making the most of a networking opportunity to deciding on your next steps after graduation.
  • Practice interviews. These give you a chance to answer possible interview questions and get feedback to hone your technique

Current students can access our Careers Service on Moodle. If you have already graduated from LSHTM please email careers@lshtm.ac.uk to book your appointment.

Workshops & Events

Career workshops

These are led by an LSHTM careers consultant on topics such as LinkedIn, CVs and Applications, Interviews as well as a range of ‘Getting into’ labour market information workshops on specific careers.

Career Fairs

Career Fairs on campus with employers from a range of organisations. Previously employers on campus have included MSF, Evidera, ICRC, VSO, Marie Stopes International, Africa Health Placements.

Career Panels

Career Panels to showcase careers in different areas of work, such as Public Health in a Developing Context, Public Health in the UK, Academic Careers.

Networking events

Networking events where you can talk informally with LSHTM alumni.

Alumni Talks

Alumni Talks where you can hear about the careers of past LSHTM students. Examples of alumni on campus previously include Vanessa Kerry, founder of the non-profit Seed Global Health, Elizabeth Pisani, Director of public health consultancy Ternyata Ltd and Bobby Pritt, leading parasitology academic.

Jobs and resources

Jobs

Current students - for full information about workshops and events, and to access appointment bookings and resources please go to the Careers service on Moodle.

Jobonline – over 2000 available graduate jobs, schemes and internships. Find this on our Moodle page. 
 LSHTM JobOnline - vacancies from organisations keen to target former and present students at the School

Resources

Graduates, current students can access our online careers information resources providing advice on topics such as CVs, interviews, networking, job searching at the Careers service on Moodle.

What students say about us

‘Extremely helpful, technical advice about making my CV better.  Thanks and I’ll be back.’ ‘Professional but friendly advice!’
‘The knowledge and practical advice given was very useful, thank you.  Also the enthusiasm from both advisers put me at ease during each session.  I’ve been to two one-to-one sessions now.’ ‘Brilliant service; a wonderful careers adviser. Looking forward to the next meeting.’

What do our graduates do?

For employers & alumni

Advertise jobs

If you would like to advertise a job to all University of London students please go to our jobs site JobOnline and advertise for free to reach hundreds of students across the university. Companies wishing to target solely LSHTM students or graduates can list vacancies on LSHTM JobOnline by emailing vacancies@careers.lon.ac.uk with ‘LSHTM vacancy’ in the subject line.

Employer presentations & events

The Careers Service provides a full schedule of events throughout the year, ranging from employer seminars and panel discussions to networking events and career fairs. We are always keen to hear from companies that would like to participate in these events, either by giving a short presentation to our students, or by having a presence at one of our larger events. For further information or to register your interest please contact careers@lshtm.ac.uk.

Give an alumni careers talk

We are keen to hear from anyone that would be willing to offer informal advice to students about your job role, organisation and work sector, whether you are an alumnus or not. Please email alumni@lshtm.ac.uk.

The School's Careers Service is part of The Careers Group, University of London, and is assessed according to the Matrix standard.

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