Category: placements

All things UROP and placements.

How to fight nerves during an interview

Person sat opposite an interview panel

Written by Caroline Thomas, final year BSc Geography (Physical) student In the current day and age, students are often required to complete many interviews throughout their time at University, sometimes needing to attend multiple interviews just for one position. This commonly creates a lot of anxiety, especially with competition remaining high, and pressure building up …

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Careers digital resources round-up

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Round-up written by a University of Reading Student Ambassador The University of Reading Careers service supports students in exploring any future career options to prepare them for life after graduation. Partnered tools are an avenue where they work with known companies to provide insight, tools and resources, helping you enter into the working world. By working …

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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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My 12-month industrial placement at Ilika

Batteries

Written by James Counter, final year Integrated Master’s Chemistry student. For Part 3 I undertook a 12-month industrial placement at Ilika®, where I worked on thin film solid state batteries as part of the Stereax testing and characterisation team. What made you choose a placement option? I remember being distinctly unsure about doing a placement …

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Careers with social impact

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There is a well-trodden path to the career service with students sharing how they aspire to make a difference with their choice of career. This is a truly admirable statement, but often leads to plenty of soul searching to work out precisely how they want to make that difference and the answer to this often …

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