January 2020 archive

5 key themes from the explore careers in charities and non-profits panel

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On 27 January we welcomed a panel of professionals onto campus to share their experiences and offer advice to those interested in working for a charity or non-profit organisation. Here are five key themes from the discussion: 1. Securing paid opportunities: Making the transition from unpaid to paid roles and financial stability are concerns for …

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How can I find an ethical employer?

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For many students exploring career options and looking for graduate roles, finding an employer who shares their personal values is an important factor. In some cases, this may lead you to look for work in a particular sector, or you may be open-minded.  An ‘ethical employer’ will mean different things to different people, but if …

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Science and Health Careers Fair 2020

Come along to the Science and Health Careers Fair on Friday 07 February, 12:00 – 14:00 in 3Sixty The Science and Health Careers Fair brings to you exhibitors looking to recruit Reading students. This event is designed to enable students from the science and life sciences subjects to find out about a range of relevant career …

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Placement Profile – Deciding to Complete Your Professional Placement on Campus

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In our newest Placement Profile we spoke to Campus Jobs Help Desk team member Caitlin, who gave us the low down on her time doing a professional placement here on Campus. So Tell us about yourself… I’m Caitlin, a fourth-year Consumer Behaviour and Marketing student at the University of Reading. Where did you do your …

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Huawei ‘Seeds for the Future Programme’ – why you should apply, from someone who did!

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You’re probably wondering… “Is it really an all-expenses paid trip?” “What is the ‘Huawei Seeds for the Future’ Programme?” “What will we do?” “Do you have any advice on applying?” “Anything else I need to know?”   Is it really an all-expenses-paid trip? To begin with, yes, this is an all-expenses-paid trip, so, if you …

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