Category: Undergraduate

Benefits of undertaking a virtual internship during the pandemic

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When the first lockdown came, the dynamics of how organizations operated changed. Employers and partners worked together to run virtual internships for students, in order for students to gain a real understanding of the company and the sector despite the difficulties posed. Having found my virtual internship on LinkedIn through Inside Sherpa – now known as Forage. It was a tremendous opportunity to learn …

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Undergraduate of the Year Awards 2021

Do you have what it takes to be crowned one of the TARGETjobs 2021 Award winners? TARGETjobs are looking for the best undergraduates in the UK and this year have 9 different awards to suit every student regardless of university, degree subject or year. The 2021 Awards’ categories Black Heritage Excellence Through Adversity Female First …

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A little goes a long way during lockdown

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Caroline Thomas, a Physical Geographer at Reading, shares how her experiences during lockdown had an important local social impact and contributed to a true feeling of community.  Can you introduce yourself? Hi, I’m Caroline and I am a 3rd Year Physical Geography student here at the University of Reading. Can you share with us a …

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5 top tips to get into web development

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You may still be studying or have recently graduated, either way, you must be thinking about your next step, employment. Finding a job can be a bit of a minefield and gaining employment fresh out of university can be a little tricky. But don’t worry, here are some great tips to help you get started …

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How I used my humanities degree to get into content marketing

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Great news: my humanities degree got me into a content marketing career! Hi, I’m Daisy 👋 I graduated from the University of Reading with a First Class BA Classical Studies and English Literature degree in the strange summer of 2020. Since then I’ve actually managed to score a full-time Content Marketing Executive role at DigitalGrads, …

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