How to apply for internships

Applying for internships during your time at Reading

It is essential that as part of your university education you complete at least two internships throughout your undergraduate degree. Internships are available for all year groups, from Part one to recent graduates. This session will help you explore and understand how you can achieve these internships. This is an essential workshop for Part 2 students and we strongly recommend ALL Part 2 students attend this session.   Continue reading

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, Energy and Sustainability Team) in 2008/09. The name of the team changed over time and finally evolved into Sustainability Services as we know it today. Currently, Sustainability Services consists of nine people (including 2 UoR student interns), working on projects relating to the management of energy, water, waste and travel to help improve environmental sustainability in these areas for the University. Continue reading

How to make the most of your THRIVE mentoring experience

Plan your THRIVE mentoring experience

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It’s approaching that time of year when all the students signed up to THRIVE complete their training and get in contact with their mentors for the first time. It is a fantastic opportunity to stride forward towards your future and an incredible career journey. Your mentor will be there to offer you a range of advice, build your contact network and offer you tangible experiences to give you the edge in the job market. Continue reading

Professional Placement Year Boot Camp

Boot Camp for Year-Two students

Are you a Part 2 student who is keen to do a Professional Placement Year in 2019/20?

Attend our dedicated 1-day Professional Placement Year Boot Camp on November 8th and hit the ground running. Continue reading

Social Impact Careers

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. Continue reading

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