My summer internship at Practical Action

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AVAILABLE AS PODCAST   Practical Action is an NGO focusing on international development. It aims to help the world to be more sustainable in four ways: Farming that works energy that transforms cities fit for people resilience that protects Their goal is to use practical methods to help people in poverty and enable change in those places. …

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A true friend of the earth

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Not long ago, the University found out more about what motivates Craig Bennett, Chief Executive Officer of Friends of the Earth, how he made his way into his green career and how his time at the University of Reading inspired him. What better time than Green Festival to share what we discovered and we hope …

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Green Festival – how will you make a difference?

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How do I work out how to focus my career on environmental issues? The following resources are a great starting point to test your thinking about where your talents might be best placed.                   Start by reading up on the environment sector and its current issues. Which …

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Green Festival 2019

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18 – 22 November 2019 This University-wide week showcases our green credentials on campus to help students better understand the University’s efforts towards treading lightly in the world. Here in Careers, we are keen to get involved and throw our support behind this important cause. There are lots of ways to get involved:  Come along …

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Blind in business: are you recruitment ready?

Blind in Business supports blind and partially sighted people into work. Are You Recruitment Ready? On December 3rd Blind in Business, in partnership with Thames Water and Energy & Utility Skills, are running four mock assessment centres in the hope of helping up to 60 blind / visually impaired students and graduates get Recruitment Ready. …

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