Tag: careers

Career profile: Teaching– when (and how) to apply for training

For all the cataclysmic headlines about school teaching, the profession remains a popular training choice for graduates – UCAS reported a little over 46,000 PGCE applications in 2017. As finalist undergraduates, it’s likely you’ll know peers who are already decided on teacher training. And it’s not terribly hard to see why: Financial stability – with …

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9 most common CV mistakes and how to avoid them

Most common CV mistakes and how to avoid them

Avoid making these 9 mistakes when writing your CV Written by Andrew Fennell from StandOut CV As a graduate, writing your CV can be challenging. Learning what to include, how to format the CV and the correct structure takes a lot of research and effort. But knowing what to leave out of the CV and …

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Why internships are a must: Working with Sustainability Services

An internship in sustainability at the University of Reading

Doing an internship in sustainability Written by Abi Ravichanthiran, MSc Environmental Management I have worked with the Sustainability Services (University of Reading’s sustainability team) for over 3 years. I found this internship via the Reading Internship Scheme (RIS)- exclusive to Reading students on the MyJobsOnline (MJO) portal. My role includes assisting and undertaking projects to …

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5 apps to progress your career at university

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This summer, the mobile app ecosystem is turning 10. To celebrate, we have decided to explore the App Store and see what’s on offer to help you get your career on track. There are over 2 million apps in the App Store alone so here is our suggestion based on the ones we were able …

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How to get a job at a start-up

This article is a guest post written by Mariota Spens. Mariota works as the Customer Support Associate at Thriva, a HealthTech startup that aims to be the world’s first personalised healthcare service. Previous to this she studied Fine Art at Oxford University and has also worked in EdTech.

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