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A range of opportunities for students to develop their career

Green Festival – how will you make a difference?

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How do I work out how to focus my career on environmental issues? The following resources are a great starting point to test your thinking about where your talents might be best placed.                   Start by reading up on the environment sector and its current issues. Which …

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Green Festival 2019

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18 – 22 November 2019 This University-wide week showcases our green credentials on campus to help students better understand the University’s efforts towards treading lightly in the world. Here in Careers, we are keen to get involved and throw our support behind this important cause. There are lots of ways to get involved:  Come along …

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Blind in business: are you recruitment ready?

Blind in Business supports blind and partially sighted people into work. Are You Recruitment Ready? On December 3rd Blind in Business, in partnership with Thames Water and Energy & Utility Skills, are running four mock assessment centres in the hope of helping up to 60 blind / visually impaired students and graduates get Recruitment Ready. …

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Think Postgrad: postgraduate studentships PhD funding fair

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                  Think Postgrad are hosting their annual Postgraduate Studentships PhD Funding Fair on Monday 2nd December in Central London.  In their own words… “This event is your opportunity to meet and talk with representatives from some of the top UK Universities, and find out about available PhD …

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How to gain research experience as an undergraduate

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If you are interested in a career in research, or if you want to test out life as a masters/PhD student then the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) could be for you! The UROP scheme is specifically designed for University of Reading middle year undergraduates (second years or third years if on a four-year degree) …

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