Category: internships

How the Reading Internship Scheme helped improve my employability

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Written by Charlotte Abraham, BA Art and Psychology Student  The Reading Internship Scheme (RIS) is available to all students at the University of Reading. The scheme allows you to work with small businesses and charities on a variety of projects throughout the year. All internships can be found on MyJobsOnline, where you can view all …

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My crash course in careers: from zero to career ready in just months

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Getting started in first-year… Written by Isabel Vernon – BSc Geography (Human and Physical) When I first arrived at university, I asked the careers service to help me find a part-time job. Through a careers appointment and CV check, I was given lots of advice for the upcoming jobs fair on campus and completely redesigned …

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Internships: Your easy route into work

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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.

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How to apply for internships

Applying for internships during your time at Reading It is essential that as part of your university education you complete at least two internships throughout your undergraduate degree. Internships are available for all year groups, from Part one to recent graduates. This session will help you explore and understand how you can achieve these internships. …

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Why Take a RIS Internship?

During your time at University, most people are looking for only a few things; to specialise in their academic career, to improve job prospects, and to have fun! So why should you consider taking an internship? Where does it fit into your University experience? The most obvious answer is to supplement the second of those three …

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