Category: My Answer

Various graduates answers to THAT question: "What are you going to do afterwards?".

Careers digital resources round-up

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Round-up written by a University of Reading Student Ambassador The University of Reading Careers service supports students in exploring any future career options to prepare them for life after graduation. Partnered tools are an avenue where they work with known companies to provide insight, tools and resources, helping you enter into the working world. By working …

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My internship with The Conservation Volunteers

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The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) is a community volunteering charity that help improve and promote local woodlands. Last year, I had the pleasure of doing an internship with TCV in which I helped on a woodland improvement project for Lousehill Copse in Tilehurst. My official role was Woodland Heritage Project Officer. As a second-year geography student …

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What a hoot! My experience as a volunteer at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary

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Written by Isobel Baker, second-year BSc Ecology & Wildlife Conservation student Hi I’m Izzy! I am a second-year BSc Ecology & Wildlife Conservation student, and I have been volunteering with Suffolk Owl Sanctuary since July 2020. Here I share my experiences volunteering in the animal management sector, and my top tips for finding volunteer opportunities. …

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Becoming a Physicians Associate: by Mark Laffan, Physicians Associate at RBH

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We interviewed Mark Laffan, Physician Associate at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, here’s what he had to say… What does a Physician Associate do? Physician Associates are medically trained to recognise, diagnose, and manage the most common and life-threatening conditions. PAs achieve this by working within the medical team, taking histories, and performing clinical examinations. These …

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Thriving while helping students’ careers thrive too!

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Can you introduce yourself?   I’m Molly and I’m working as the Careers Mentoring Assistant for the THRIVE Scheme in the Careers Centre at UoR. I graduated from the university in July with a BA in English Literature and enjoyed my degree and Reading Uni experience so much I decided to come back and work for them too!  …

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