Alternative Careers

Chat with us

About us

Alternative Careers Society's main mission is to help our members to investigate the graduate labour market, inspire and support students to discover a wide range of career opportunities available upon leaving LSE.

Join Us and think outside the box! We host career panels, workshop sessions and social events throughout the year plus an annual ‘Alternative Career Week’ in Lent Term. Our past events featured speakers from BuzzFeed, Spotify, BBC Digital, Starling Bank, Burberry, etc., help you to explore career paths including Media, Fashion & Beauty Business, Music, NGOs, Real estate, Alternative finance, Civil services and so on. Aside from gaining career advice to brush up your industry knowledge, it is also a great platform to network with professionals and meet like-minded peers.

We look forward to you joining our society!

Follow us on Facebook to stay up-to-date with our exciting events and find out more about what we're doing this year and the committee positions available!


Purchasing a membership to our society will give you access to a wide range of career panels, social events, workshops and our flagship annual conference! As a member, you will enjoy the opportunity to discover beyond the financial service industry, make informed career decisions and meet like-minded individuals!

Events and Activities

We have held various exciting events in the past e.g.

  • Career panels covering industries like Media, Creative industry, Music, NGOs, Alternative finance, Civil services, social change and so on.
  • Network with professions from leading organizations such as Spotify, Penguin publishing, BMW, UN Women, Walt Disney, Monzo Bank, Burberry and so on.
  • Social events that give you chances to socialize and meet like-minded individuals!

Contact Us

The committee is really excited to welcome new members so we will soon create a dedicated WhatsApp & Facebook & Wechat group for any questions you have! Or feel free Drop by our Facebook Page and message us directly from there!