LSE Reviews

Updated August 21, 2015
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Judith Rees
13 Ratings

Pros
  • Good work life balance and pleasant environment (in 3 reviews)

  • Great pay package, excellent training opportunities and good people to work with within the IT Services (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • A good part-time job in the summer (in 2 reviews)

  • Teaching load often too high to make much research happen during term time (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Research Centre

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LSE part-time

    Pros

    I worked in a research centre at LSE and greatly enjoyed my time there. The staff is passionate and dedicated about their research. The schools is in a beautiful location and the centre is always up to date with the best technology.

    Cons

    Being in the centre of the city of London, transportation can get expensive. Additionally, pubs and restaurants surrounding the area are also very pricey.


  2. Londoner

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Master
    Current Employee - Master
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    higer reputation and well facilities and most professionals are well teaching and have good knowledge about finance and this is the best place to see how finance is run in London

    Cons

    Hard coursework, most courseworks are based on case studies and this is a good opportunities to learn more but hard

    Advice to Management

    Many societies you can join and talk with others. Most students are friendly and good time to see and talk


  3. Fantastic place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Officer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Research Officer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    High talented colleagues, sufficient support, art-of-the-state facilities and productive work teams

    Cons

    Short of staff in certain administrative divisions

    Advice to Management

    Hiring more administrative staff to improve the capacity and efficiency of support provided to students and academic staff.


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  5. Great

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Services in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - IT Services in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LSE part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good people and a good environment to work in.

    Cons

    Long hours and no worklife balance

    Advice to Management

    they need to implement more training schemes.


  6. Fantastic experience

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LSE part-time

    Pros

    - Enthusiastic helpful people (students, professors and fellow TAs) - Good training sessions before the job starts - Challenging environment

    Cons

    - Can get a bit hectic. When juggling course work as a student and teaching, it can get extremely overwhelming at times.


  7. Fascinating

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Student in London, England (UK)
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work with the brightest minds

    Cons

    Can often be mentally draining


  8. good

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Services in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - IT Services in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LSE part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good job, i enjoy working here

    Cons

    there are no cons in it


  9. Good place

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Knowledgeable and nice staff, good and flexible hours

    Cons

    Non really. A good part-time job in the summer


  10. superb

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Representative in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Student Representative in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LSE part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    London School of Economics (Student representative,Accounting Dept)-London,UK Oct 2013-July 2014 initiated and organised several meeting whereby various issues pertaining to student welfare were discussed with professors and appropriate actions were taken organised several events such as talk shows with guest speakers, exam workshops,career events and alumni & networking events

    Cons

    could improve on training as well as assistance provided to students Nevertheless,the opportunities provided really helped me grow as an individual.

    Advice to Management

    could improve on training


  11. comfortable job and good pay

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    Former Employee - Laptop Surgery in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Laptop Surgery in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    very nice place to work and very good pay

    Cons

    sometimes it was a bit boring

    Advice to Management

    offer some training maybe assuming we know everything was not good



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