Category: opportunities

A range of opportunities for students to develop their career

What I learnt from a visit to Accenture

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Article written by Tom McCann, Projects Officer (RED & UROP), University of Reading Careers   On 1st October I attended a Careers Services Overview Day at Accenture. Here’s everything I discovered, alongside some top tips for those thinking of or planning on applying to one of their schemes. What does Accenture do? In simple terms, …

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Careers in…media, marketing and communications

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You asked for it, we did it! From Monday 21st October we hosted a Media, Marketing and Communications Careers Week. Across the week, fifteen different employers over five sessions from national, local and global employers, shared what it’s like to work in advertising, journalism, marketing, publishing, and PR. There were household names such as the …

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Careers & placements fair 2019

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The Careers and Placements Fair is the University’s biggest Careers event in the academic calendar!           With over 80 organisations attending, including Discover Financial Services, Royal Air Force, Marks and Spencer, Mondelez International, Sky UK Limited and so much more – this is an event you do not want to miss. …

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What do graduates earn in popular entry-level roles?

              This content was provided by Sophie Austin, Site Manager at Findcourses.co.uk   Deciding what to do after University can be tricky, especially if you’re unsure what kind of career might be your best fit. Some factors to consider when choosing a career path might be: Hours (9 to …

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The Company Secretary: a look at the specialised, six-figure route to the boardroom

        (Plus – details for a related competition with a £1000 first prize, below) For the long-term planners among us – you may be already weighing and researching career paths with good developmental opportunities, in terms of both salary and role. And if you’re not – I’d recommend reading on anyway, to …

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