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Why internships are a must: Working with Sustainability Services

An internship in sustainability at the University of Reading

Doing an internship in sustainability Written by Abi Ravichanthiran, MSc Environmental Management I have worked with the Sustainability Services (University of Reading’s sustainability team) for over 3 years. I found this internship via the Reading Internship Scheme (RIS)- exclusive to Reading students on the MyJobsOnline (MJO) portal. My role includes assisting and undertaking projects to …

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How the University of Reading became a leader in sustainability

The journey to sustainability at the University of Reading Written by Robert Moore, Part 3 Geography student and Sustainability Assistant at the University of Reading The Journey The University of Reading began its sustainability journey 12 years ago, in 2006, with the Clean and Green scheme which eventually led to the creation of EEST (Environment, …

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Social Impact Careers

Social Impact Careers week

Make your mark on the community Social Impact Careers is the first of the 3 themed-weeks series focusing on specific job sectors, organised by Careers at the University of Reading.

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How a THRIVE mentor can help you to kick-start your career

THRIVE Mentoring University of Reading

THRIVE Mentoring at the beginning of your career Popular culture is littered with examples of the guiding wisdom a well-suited mentor can offer. For Luke Skywalker there was Yoda, for the Karate Kid there was Mr Miyagi and for Heracles there was Philoctetes (although, our Classics students will know that the character was actually based …

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10 jobs that will be in high demand in the future

Images expressing different uses of technology, collated in one picture

This article is written by Jessica Gross. Jessica Gross is a writer and academic consultant. She has recently started ContentWolves.com – a portal to share her posts. She often writes for the travel and health section of Postbloggers. Many at some point have considered what will be the future of the world of work? It has …

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