Tag Archive: success

Apr 11

Looking for work but don’t have work experience?

If you can’t find work because you lack work experience, this opportunity from Adobe is great for you. Their ‘Fuel Your Future’ student scheme offers you the chance to be rewarded with a dream experience worth £5,000!

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Oct 26

Mentoring – What’s all the hype?

Written by Natalie Tarling, Careers Mentoring Officer THRIVE Mentoring Mentoring is something that has been on the horizon for a while now, but you may have noticed it is becoming increasingly popular. Large firms and businesses recognise the value of mentoring much more and use it as a tool to enable staff promotion, leadership and growth; it …

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Oct 11

How to impress employers

Research and preparation Written by Lucy Hawkins, Careers Consultant Imagine if you were on a blind date, and your date hadn’t even been bothered to read your profile. That’s the kind of impression we give to employers when we ask questions like “so what does your company do again?!”

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Apr 07

CEOing for a day

  Have you heard about CEO for a Day programme? Organised by Odgers Berndtson, it provides mid-Year students the opportunity to spend a day shadowing a successful CEO. As an undergraduate, you apply to spend the day with a top Chief Executive and learn about the responsibility and complexities required to lead some of Britain’s …

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Mar 31

UROP opens up opportunities

The applications for UROP, the scheme offering research internships to undergraduates at the University of Reading, are closing today, March 31. This programme gives students the chance to participate in research projects led by academics, gain a wide range of transferable skills, and kick-start their career in the area of their interest. Two of the students …

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