Category: careers advice

Careers insights, updates and news from the Careers Service at the University of Reading.   

The Student Remote Worker Survival Checklist

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Written by Passion.io Working from home!? That’ll never work for me, how can I concentrate with so many distractions around me? If you feel like this you’re not alone. The past few months have seen a huge shift in the way people are working (I’m sure we don’t need to tell you why) and the …

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Mentoring for Underrepresented Groups: a scheme run by Commercial Barristers’ Chambers

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Brick Court Chambers is delighted to announce that it is working with five other sets of Chambers to create a mentoring scheme, which aims to support and encourage individuals from groups which are underrepresented at the Bar of England and Wales (and in particular the commercial bar) to pursue careers as barristers.  Those underrepresented groups …

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Ever wondered what past students have gone on to do?

Nearly every student that has graduated from the University of Reading has been in the position of wondering where their career will take them after finishing their studies  – so we checked in with some of those alumni to find out where they are now, and what advice they can give to you now… Year …

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What jobs are UoR Alumni doing now?

Nearly every student that has graduated from the University of Reading has been in the position of wondering where their career will take them after finishing their studies  – so we checked in with some of those alumni to find out where they are now, and what advice they can give to you now… Year …

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Where to find online courses

Courses are a brilliant way to boost your skills, develop your learning and improve your CV. In particular, courses delivered online have come to the forefront of lockdown life – so we’ve put together a list of places you can find and access great online courses. The course or topic you choose could be career …

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