Category: Undergraduate

5 top tips to get into web development

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You may still be studying or have recently graduated, either way, you must be thinking about your next step, employment. Finding a job can be a bit of a minefield and gaining employment fresh out of university can be a little tricky. But don’t worry, here are some great tips to help you get started …

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How I used my humanities degree to get into content marketing

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Great news: my humanities degree got me into a content marketing career! Hi, I’m Daisy 👋 I graduated from the University of Reading with a First Class BA Classical Studies and English Literature degree in the strange summer of 2020. Since then I’ve actually managed to score a full-time Content Marketing Executive role at DigitalGrads, …

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#UniofReading: UROP students involved in biggest ever Reading climate and health report

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Two University of Reading undergraduate students took a leading role in producing the first-ever localised climate and health report of its kind, highlighting progress and areas for improvement in Reading. The Reading Countdown report was co-produced by Professor Robinson and Dr Claudia Di Napoli at Reading, and Dr Shouro Dasgupta from the CMCC and Ca’ …

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The top 10 CV mistakes

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Writing a CV is challenging at the best of times, but by avoiding some of the more common pitfalls, you’ll find you’ll end up with a pretty good CV.  Go for quality, not quantity, by checking your CV isn’t harbouring any of these common errors. 1. Not all first impressions are good When a recruiter …

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Disability internship scheme returns to tackle employment gap

99% of previous interns would recommend Change 100 to other

Students and graduates with disabilities and long-term conditions will have the opportunity to take part in a three-month internship with a top UK employer thanks to leading charity Leonard Cheshire’s flagship internship programme. Applications have opened for the Change 100 programme, which gives students the worthwhile opportunity of finding valuable, paid work experience with leading …

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