Category: Undergraduate

How the Careers and Placements Fair helped me with my future career

Students queuing for the careers and placements fair 2019

Written by Caroline Thomas, BSc Geography Student I am currently in my second year of University, studying geography here at Reading. Throughout school and Sixth Form I never had a clear idea of what it was that I wanted to do; what it is that I wanted to go into or what type of profession …

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VGRIF: What you need to know!

We are pleased to announce the first VIRTUAL Graduate Recruitment and Internship Festival, taking place 10-12 June, featuring over 30 organisations with graduate, internship and placement vacancies, some of which are available for 2020 start dates. You can participate in any or all of our activities listed below! Employers are: Delivering webinars about their organisation and …

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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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Environmental careers you may have overlooked

Row of wind turbines against sunset

Written by Ella Hendrix  There is no doubt that environmental issues are becoming increasingly important to the world. As we try to find ways that we can try to reverse the effects of climate change, reduce the impact that our lives are having on the planet and look to improve the outlook for our children …

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

Madejski Stadium

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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