Online Application

Proof of Membership

UCL


If you are from UCL, you will need to have membership of UCL Business Society to apply for our Strategy practice, membership of Green Economy Society to apply for Sustain, and membership of Data Science Society to apply for Digital.

  1. You will need to upload a copy of your order history as proof of membership
  2. Click on ‘my profile’
  3. ‘Orders’
  4. Select the reference number for your order
  5. Click “Save as PDF”
  6. Obtain proof of the purchase of your membership with the society, together with your name beside it




LSE


If you are from LSE, you will need to have membership of LSE Consultancy Society to apply for our Strategy practice and membership of Green Finance Society to apply for Sustain. You will not need any proof to apply for LSC Digital and BKG.

  1. You will need to upload a copy of your order history as proof of membership
  2. Click this link to view your student membership purchase history: https://www.lsesu.com/shop/purchasehistory/
  3. Find the receipt for your society membership
  4. Click on the reference number
  5. Click ‘print page’ to download the PDF
  6. Obtain proof of the purchase of your membership with the society, together with your name beside it




KCL


You will need to have membership of Economics and Finance Society to apply for our Strategy practice and membership of Climate Action Society to apply for Sustain. You will not need any proof to apply for LSC Digital and BKG.

  1. You will need to upload a copy of your order history as proof of membership
  2. Click on ‘my account’
  3. ‘Purchase history'
  4. Select the transaction number for your order
  5. Click ‘print page’ on the bottom left corner
  6. Save the page as a PDF
  7. Obtain proof of the purchase of your membership with the society, together with your name beside it




ICL, Oxford and Cambridge


You do not require any proof of membership, but you will only be able to apply for LSC Digital, Sustain or BKG.





Questions

Why are these questions important?


It is vital that our consultants and lead consultants understand our values and purpose. Through these short answers, we would like you to outline your key motivations for joining LSC and what makes you a good fit for the role(s) you are applying for. It is therefore crucial that you elaborate on your passions, demonstrate your understanding of LSC, and explain how your experiences and skills set prepare you for LSC and how they set you apart from other candidates.




What you need to answer


For Strategy, LSC Digital and LSC Sustain: -Why do you want to take up a student consulting project with LSC Strategy? (In no more than 100 words) -Elaborate on 2 skills/qualities of yours that would make you a good student consultant, drawing on your past experiences. (In no more than 100 words) For LSC BKG: -Why do you want to join BKG as a research analyst (max 100 words)? -We have 5 themes for research projects over the fall term. They are…
Rank them in order of your interest.




BKG Research Themes


To apply for BKG, you must rank your favourite research themes in order (and explain your ordering), they are:-

Reducing Material Waste:
RAs will provide strategic advice to encourage sustainable consumer practices (e.g. bring your own bag initiative) and explore the effectiveness of different economic schemes to reduce plastic waste (payment for plastic bags vs discounts for using renewable bags). Digital Economy RAs will conduct a market comparison of digital economy trends in EU/Americas vs Asia. Other possible topics include: How did China jump from cash to QR payment, without going through the digital banking phase? How does the regulatory landscape for fintech in Asia compare to Europe? Sustainable Products: RAs will examine the tradeoff between price and sustainability for fashion products and consumer goods which are marketed as 'environmentally-friendly', and generate actionable steps to move towards a more eco-friendly world. Post-COVID Economy: Investigating the boom and bust of the COVID-19 stricken economy, RAs will explore how and why different economies fared differently through the pandemic, and suggest how clients might adapt to the post-COVID world. Application of Blockchain: RAs will have the flexibility to explore topics related to blockchain technology, as well as the future of cryptocurrencies in the new economy.





CV

Format


Formatting of your CV is crucial for ease of reading. When looking at your formatting, ensure the following:

  • One page
  • Clear font with legible size (Use Arial or Times New Roman)
  • Use appropriate headings and subheadings to compartmentalise your CV
  • Use bullet points in your role description so that information can be picked out easily
  • Bold relevant and important experiences




Experience


When applying for a competitive role, it is important to make yourself stand out using your relevant experiences. Most employers care about the following points:

  • Academics (including relevant modules and exemplary grades)
  • Work Experiences (both internship and non-internship roles)
  • Leadership Experiences
  • Extra-Curriculars
  • Volunteer Experiences
  • Language and technical proficiencies




Extra tips


At LSC, we care about your work details and the impact you made as much as your title in the organisation. Some ways you can make your experiences stand out are by:

  • Quantifying the results you achieved or impact you had
  • Demonstrating skill sets related to consulting
  • Using actionable phrases