Category: placements

All things UROP and placements.

My placement experience in Cape Town, SA

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Why should you do a placement year when you can graduate earlier and go straight into work? Article written by BSc Consumer Behaviour and Marketing Student, Nicolas Sigrist As someone who is currently doing my placement abroad in Cape Town SA, here’s my experience and why I think it’s worth doing one. The placement I …

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Placement Profile – My placement at HP

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Here at Campus Jobs, we understand the importance of Placements, whether these are year long credit bearing ones or short term internships during holiday periods. Gaining “on the ground” employer/company knowledge and working skills is crucial when it comes to looking for the best jobs upon graduation. Taking a placement year or carrying out an …

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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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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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