November 2018 archive

THRIVE Mentoring Wins National Award for Excellence

THRIVE Mentoring wins AGCAS Award for Research Informed Practice

The THRIVE Career Mentoring Scheme has been recognised as one of the top student mentoring schemes in the country! For 5 years, the University has been connecting students with experienced professionals, working within various industries, through THRIVE to help propel them along their career path. This year, at the national AGCAS Awards for Excellence they …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/thrive-mentoring-wins-national-award-for-excellence/

Are you a student? Here’s why you should be on LinkedIn

LinkedIn for students

LinkedIn for students – getting started Written by Alison Taylor, Careers Consultant I’m not usually big on statistics, but having looked at the facts and figures for LinkedIn, even I was impressed. The professional networking site has:

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/linkedin-for-students/

10 ways to a greener career

10 Ways to a greener career

How to build your career and save the environment at the same time Not everyone with a passion for the environment will be in a position to lay down in front of the bulldozers to prevent an ancient woodland being destroyed! So to manage your environmental impact during your career what can you do? Before …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/10-ways-to-a-greener-career/

Why internships are a must: Working with Sustainability Services

An internship in sustainability at the University of Reading

Doing an internship in sustainability Written by Abi Ravichanthiran, MSc Environmental Management I have worked with the Sustainability Services (University of Reading’s sustainability team) for over 3 years. I found this internship via the Reading Internship Scheme (RIS)- exclusive to Reading students on the MyJobsOnline (MJO) portal. My role includes assisting and undertaking projects to …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/why-internships-are-a-must-working-with-sustainability-services/

Internships: Your easy route into work

Internships and work experience University of Reading

Owen Wright, Digital Marketing Executive at Intern Avenue  Internships at Reading – your route into work Have you been put off internships because you think they are unpaid? Don’t be. Unpaid internships are illegal. And they’re dying out.

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/internships-your-route-into-work/