• Applying for jobs or further study

    Applying for jobs or further study

    Don't forget that if you'd like to speak to a careers consultant about any of the aspects of job hunting, applications, and interviews you can book an appointment.

    • A series of downloadable information sheets giving advice on sourcing and applying for jobs - titles include 'Advice for Careers Changers', 'How to write a CV', 'Interviews', 'Applying for a PhD' and 'How to market your masters'.

    • A series of short videos on CV writing, covering key principles, CVs for careers changers and CV advice for those with less experience.

      Links to downloadable information sheets on writing CVs.

    • Guidance on how to prepare for and impress at interview as well as some questions you might face. 
      Brief talk by Amy Cuddy on 'presence' in interviews - helps with confidence.
      Recording of our March 2021 workshop on preparing for interview.
      Access to Interview Stream interview preparation software.
      Advice on preparing for 'case interviews' for management consulting.
      Advice on preparing for UK Public Health Speciality Training interview

    • Resources about what to expect from an assessment centre and how to prepare.

      You can also practise online aptitude tests using Graduates First. You need to register with your LSHTM email address to access the subscription content.  If you recently graduated and your LSHTM email address no longer works please contact careers@lshtm.ac.uk to request access.  Practice tests include verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, critical thinking, and situational judgement. 

    • LinkedIn is an extremely useful tool for researching possible roles and organisations and making contact with people in them and this folder contains screencast recordings with tips for making best use of it.  

    • A list of vacancy websites for public health, global health, pharmaceutical, global health and related sectors. This list is not exhaustive so make sure you search beyond it when searching for jobs. People usually have more success if they speak to other professionals in their sector, network using LinkedIn, and are proactive.

    • This website has information and country profiles on working in many parts of the world and as a current student you can access the subscription version using this link.  If you are not a current student please continue to the main GoinGlobal website.

    • Information for international students on finding and applying for jobs both while you study and after graduation. 

    • Resources providing insight into best practice for medical graduates writing CVs and/or developing portfolios, selected by specialist careers staff from various institutions in the UK. Produced in 2015 but still relevant. 

    • Advice on key diversity issues including gender, race and disability. You'll find out how to identify positive employers, decide how and whether to disclose your circumstances and get an understanding of your rights.