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Updated 20 January 2015
Updated 20 January 2015
49 Reviews
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  1.  

    Well paid Research Assistant job

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in London, England
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in London, England

    I worked at LSE part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Very flexible, well paid, well-located, interesting. I would recommend it to students who want to earn some extra money, put something in their CV and learn about the subject the research is about. You can work from home.

    Cons

    Sometimes the work is tedious, there is no office to work in, they pay the month after the work has been done.

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    Great training but a lot of bureaucracy

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LSE as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting place to work. A lot of events for staff and training in languages and sports offered at a reduced price. A small, centered university, so easy to meet a lot of people

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy. Low pay for a lot of work. It is very hard to get promoted within the company as they have a high employee retention. A lot of office politics.

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    N/A

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LSE

    Pros

    Intellectually stimulating
    Access to expertise
    Fun and informal

    Cons

    Slow administration
    IT facilities problems
    Salary varies a lot

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Good job minimal support

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LSE

    Pros

    Opportunities to learn many skills and a good work-life balance

    Cons

    No opportunities for career progression

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    catering assistant

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    Former Employee - Catering Assistant in London, England
    Former Employee - Catering Assistant in London, England

    I worked at LSE

    Pros

    great team, nice, fun! I have to prepare meals ! There was a friendly atmosphere, interacting with students was great ! I did this in parralle to my studies

    Cons

    tiring and hard. I had a low salary ( but good for the work I was doing) ! It was sometimes very long and hard and people do not notice you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Student experience

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    Current Employee - BSc Management Student in London, England
    Current Employee - BSc Management Student in London, England

    I have been working at LSE full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    very international, great exposure to companies,

    Cons

    uni focused too much on research, rather than teaching

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focus more on teaching

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    LSE is an absolutely amazing university!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LSE

    Pros

    The professors are all at the forefront of their academic fields and generally have their own publications. There is a great amount of diversity, which gives it a truly universal feel. I worked for the Student's Union and they are by far the most influential group on campus and are constantly planning events throughout the year. Working for LSE is a great way to complement your studies and is a huge resume booster if you're doing research.

    Cons

    Sometimes the teaching load can be tough

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    A fantastic place to work.

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    Former Employee - Analyst/Programmer in London, England
    Former Employee - Analyst/Programmer in London, England

    I worked at LSE as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    The office culture is very supportive, and management knows how to bring out the best of each individual. That removed a lot of stress and made the job very pleasant.

    Cons

    I can't think of anything, except for the break room was too small! Plus, I was on a short-term contract, and it had to end!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on doing.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Amazing people

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LSE part-time

    Pros

    very talented people
    good teaching experience
    good training

    Cons

    none, good place to work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Organised!

    Current Employee - GTA in London, England
    Current Employee - GTA in London, England

    I have been working at LSE as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great teaching experience, facilities and training

    Cons

    Students can be demanding

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