Category: careers events

Upcoming careers events on and off campus.

Benefits of undertaking a virtual internship during the pandemic

Carrington and Palmer buildings at night and forage logo

When the first lockdown came, the dynamics of how organizations operated changed. Employers and partners worked together to run virtual internships for students, in order for students to gain a real understanding of the company and the sector despite the difficulties posed. Having found my virtual internship on LinkedIn through Inside Sherpa – now known as Forage. It was a tremendous opportunity to learn …

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Disability internship scheme returns to tackle employment gap

99% of previous interns would recommend Change 100 to other

Students and graduates with disabilities and long-term conditions will have the opportunity to take part in a three-month internship with a top UK employer thanks to leading charity Leonard Cheshire’s flagship internship programme. Applications have opened for the Change 100 programme, which gives students the worthwhile opportunity of finding valuable, paid work experience with leading …

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PinkNews Futures Annual Careers Conference for LGBT+

PinkNews Futures logo

Welcome to PinkNews Futures, our online careers conference for LGBT+ young people. If you are a student or recent graduate looking to explore the next steps in your career, join PinkNews online from 26th to 30th of October. They have a week of inspirational speakers, coaching sessions, skills workshops and careers fair lined up. Don’t …

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Careers and Placements Fair 2020

The Careers and Placements Fair is the University’s biggest Careers event in the academic calendar. With over 50 organisations attending, including Discover Financial Services, Deloitte, EY, Gartner, Safety Revolution, The University of Law, Molecular Devices and so much more – this is an event you do not want to miss. The fair takes place on …

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How the Careers and Placements Fair helped me with my future career

Students queuing for the careers and placements fair 2019

Written by Caroline Thomas, BSc Geography Student I am currently in my second year of University, studying geography here at Reading. Throughout school and Sixth Form I never had a clear idea of what it was that I wanted to do; what it is that I wanted to go into or what type of profession …

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