Category: internships

Virtual Graduate Recruitment and Internship Festival 2021

We are pleased to announce that the Virtual Graduate Recruitment and Internship Festival will take place 9 -11 June 2021. Featuring organisations with live graduate, internship and placement vacancies, tickets are free and you are all VIPs! Attend panel webinars (9 – 10 June) delivered by a range of employers looking to recruit to graduate …

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Internship Experience UK – applications open!

We’re proud to be a partner of Bright Network’s Internship Experience UK 2021, bringing you 3-day internships with top employers! Looking for experience to add to your CV this summer? Bright Network’s Internship Experience UK is back with brand new experiences for 2021 to help you do just that and more. These virtual internship experiences …

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Why I recommend RIS – Laura Elphick’s journey from internship to employee!

Previous Consumer Behaviour and Marketing student Laura Elphick took part in the Reading Internship Scheme. Learn about her experience as an intern and why she recommends the University of Reading internship programme ⬇ I took part in the Reading Internship Scheme during my final year as an undergraduate back in 2019. I was accepted for …

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My internship with The Conservation Volunteers

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The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) is a community volunteering charity that help improve and promote local woodlands. Last year, I had the pleasure of doing an internship with TCV in which I helped on a woodland improvement project for Lousehill Copse in Tilehurst. My official role was Woodland Heritage Project Officer. As a second-year geography student …

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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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