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. …
Sep 25 2019
Sep 05 2019
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, …
Aug 28 2018
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.
Nov 18 2011
Types of opportunity Which is best for me? How do I go about getting it? Making the most of it Getting started What is the difference between a placement/internship, work experience and work shadowing? A work placement/internship is a structured form of work experience often with a focus on a particular project. The duration is …