Category: placements

All things UROP and placements.

GORS Student Placements 2020

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Are you interested in a Government Operational Research Placement?                   The Government Operational Research Service is pleased to announce that 10 government departments are now offering the opportunity for talented numerate students, to undertake a year in industry before their final year, to carry out one-year analytical roles. …

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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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Eight embarrassing email blunders to avoid in the workplace

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Nobody wants to get off on the wrong foot in the workplace. Yet, there is one place where a faux pas can occur before you’ve even had a chance to meet someone face-to-face. Where? The old trusty email. With instant messaging platforms becoming ever more popular, it’s easy to forget that communicating with a colleague, …

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Things I’ve learned while planning my PPY

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This blog is written by Charlie Cooper, a third-year Consumer Behaviour and Marketing (CBM) student at the University of Reading. Charlie is currently doing a Professional Placement Year in Cape Town, South Africa, where he joined Avirtual to learn SEO, digital communications and PR.

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Paid placements at Bayer

Three amazing work opportunities have become available at Bayer. Bayer is a Life Science company with a 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of healthcare and agriculture. Their mission is to find solutions to some of the major challenges of our time.

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