Careers Centre

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Name: Careers Centre
Date registered: June 19, 2015
URL: http://www.reading.ac.uk/careers

Latest posts

  1. The top 3 things professional recruiters look for in a Computer Science CV — February 22, 2018
  2. Jobs and study opportunities abroad — February 12, 2018
  3. Work for the UK Government — February 9, 2018
  4. Become a STaR Mentor — February 9, 2018
  5. LinkedIn – not just for job hunters — January 19, 2018

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Feb 22

The top 3 things professional recruiters look for in a Computer Science CV

This guest post was created in collaboration with Venturi Group one of the UK’s top IT recruitment agencies. As an IT recruitment agency, we work with recent graduates every day. For many students, getting that first foot on the career ladder after finishing university is a daunting prospect. While some nerves are unavoidable, fortunately, there …

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Feb 12

Jobs and study opportunities abroad

The New Year sees the launch of a new resource.    GoinGlobal is a fantastic tool to help you research job and study opportunities throughout the world. Share this:Share

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Feb 09

Work for the UK Government

  True professionals look for meaning in their careers; they want to know that all their efforts at work lead to positive social impact. This thought motivates them every day and fuels their ambition. If you’re looking for a meaningful career and thrive on daily challenges, consider joining the GORS (the Government Operational Research Service) schemes …

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Feb 09

Become a STaR Mentor

STaR (Student Transitions at Reading) mentors are current student volunteers that are committed to helping others and genuinely want to make a difference to a new student’s start at the University of Reading.  Non-final year Undergraduate, International Foundation Programme and Postgraduate Research students from any academic subject can apply. Students that apply to become a …

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Jan 19

LinkedIn – not just for job hunters

Follow professionals in your dream career Written by Lisa Cranfield, Careers Consultant “I’m not looking for a grad job or internship so no need to get on LinkedIn yet, right?” Well, not quite.  Share this:Share

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Jan 11

How to get a placement in 2018

Written by Alex Baker, Placement Coordinator The spring term always brings the promise of lighter and warmer days; however, for students intending to do a Professional Placement Year in 2018/19, the spring term is also a very busy time. Balancing academic work with placement applications, sports, part-time work and “extra-curricular activities” is no mean feat …

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Jan 09

Business skills? Innovative thinker? Apply here!

Written by Helen Plummer, Careers Consultant Any business needs fresh ideas to grow and remain competitive, that’s why employers, whether they are large corporates or SMEs, increasingly want graduates who can demonstrate creative thinking and enterprise and entrepreneurial skills. Share this:Share

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Jan 03

Prepare for a job interview

Or not? Written by Alison Taylor, Careers Consultant I’ve got an interview coming up – can I blag it? Well … you know how I’m going to answer that question, don’t you?! Call us boring, but here in Careers, we certainly wouldn’t advise it! Share this:Share

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Dec 08

Winter break careers advice

Written by Alison Taylor, Careers Consultant So, term has ended and you’re probably going home to put your feet up for a well-earned rest! But here in Careers at the University of Reading, we always like to make sure that we leave no stone unturned in the search for that perfect internship/placement/job! In fact, there …

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Dec 04

After graduation

Written by Kevin Thompson, Careers Consultant Are you in your final year and in need of a break from all the hard work? We completely understand! It’s week 11 and soon you’ll have some time for yourself to relax, recuperate and take stock. This is also your last chance to think about what you’re going …

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