Category: opportunities

A range of opportunities for students to develop their career

Finding work in a socially distant time

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How do you find yourself a new job or job hunt in a period of uncertainty? Although the current situation is having a substantial effect on all aspects of our lives whether social or economic right now, it has also increased the requirement for certain types of jobs. Whilst your Campus Jobs position may not …

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Upcoming events from Target Jobs

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Target Jobs have a number of events open to students in the UK this term. Here’s what’s coming up! 28 February 2020 KPMG, London  IT’s back and we are looking for more female STEM students looking to explore their options in Technology and get the confidence, knowledge and contacts they need to succeed. Find out …

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Green Festival – how will you make a difference?

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How do I work out how to focus my career on environmental issues? The following resources are a great starting point to test your thinking about where your talents might be best placed.                   Start by reading up on the environment sector and its current issues. Which …

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Blind in business: are you recruitment ready?

Blind in Business supports blind and partially sighted people into work. Are You Recruitment Ready? On December 3rd Blind in Business, in partnership with Thames Water and Energy & Utility Skills, are running four mock assessment centres in the hope of helping up to 60 blind / visually impaired students and graduates get Recruitment Ready. …

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How to gain research experience as an undergraduate

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If you are interested in a career in research, or if you want to test out life as a masters/PhD student then the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) could be for you! The UROP scheme is specifically designed for University of Reading middle year undergraduates (second years or third years if on a four-year degree) …

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