Your career goals – our expert support
Get the support you need to make your ambitions a reality with our dedicated Career Centre team.
Our team of career experts coach you throughout the year and work with potential employers to identify the best possible opportunities for you. And we support you throughout the programme as you develop knowledge in the key areas of business. You gain the self-awareness and broadened perspective to make smart choices about your future, together with the transferable business skills to have immediate impact in the workplace.
You leave the programme ready to hit the ground running, with access to unparalleled global networking and recruitment opportunities; and a world-respected brand on your CV.
Expert, tailored support
Your aspirations are our focus. Together we develop a powerful springboard for your career, wherever you see yourself going. If your ambitions lie in financial services, you benefit from presentations from prominent retail and investment banks throughout the year. If you have set your sights on consulting, we help you target your application. If industry is your focus, we provide access to world-leading organisations across a broad spectrum of sectors – from technology to healthcare, media to retail and beyond.
Career Skills Programme
We offer a comprehensive programme to make your job search focused and effective. We use our job search expertise to provide:
- support to define your career goals
- guidance in your job search, applications and interview
- help to construct an outstanding CV and cover letter
- access to recruiters from consulting, finance and industry
- training in problem solving
- mock interview practice tailored to the industry you want to enter
- a networking masterclass for LBS and beyond
- advice on visas and immigration.
Personal Development Programme
We work closely with top international recruiters to pinpoint the critical skills that employers demand. You develop a comprehensive portfolio of business-ready, practical skills across three critical areas: interpersonal, numerical data, and digital literacy. The programme builds strength in competencies like online branding, professional presentation, business writing, impact and influence, excel and modelling. And you have access to a further suite of flexible options so that you can tailor the experience to your own specific needs and aspirations.
Widen your horizons and explore how business is done in a range of different industries and locations. Organised in collaboration with student clubs and the Career Centre, career treks give you a unique opportunity to learn about the sectors that interest you most. Take a deep dive into industry in Switzerland with visits to Nestle, Schindler, Amcor, BOBST and Kuehne & Nagel. Or explore the tech trek to experience first-hand the dynamics of digital disruption in Silicon Valley. Company visits have previously included Airbnb, Dropbox, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Tesla Motors and Twitter.
Gain exposure to leading finance, consulting and blue-chip companies at recruitment, training and development events – both on campus and at company sites throughout the year. Companies that collaborate with Career Centre include: Amazon, Amex, Boston Consulting Group, J.P. Morgan, McKinsey, Procter & Gamble, Google and IBM.
View the Career impact page.
- Develop deep knowledge and skills in the key areas of business.
- Gain the self-awareness and perspective to make smart choices about your future.
- Take directly transferable business skills into the workplace.
- Our world-respected brand on your CV.
- Access our exclusive global networking opportunities.