Educate, Empower, Elevate – The RUSU Black Leadership Programme

To celebrate Black History month we are really pleased to be supporting RUSU with their Black Leadership Programme. This programme is a series of leadership skills workshops and career sessions to inspire and equip our Black and Dual heritage students to become the next leaders of the future. The programme takes place over 4 weeks; …

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Media, Marketing & Communications Week

As the term goes by, more events are approaching. I’d like to introduce our upcoming Careers in Media, Marketing and Communications week!  As internships, placements, and graduate jobs in the marketing sector are very popular among Reading students, the University’s Careers team wants to help you explore this sector and gain insight from others in …

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Looking smart with Smart Works Reading

I am a recent graduate from the University of Reading and have completed a summer internship at Smart Works Reading. Within this role, I have witnessed the amazing work this charity carries out and believe their services would be of great use to many students and graduates. How Smart Works Can Help You Job interviews …

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Using Instagram for job searching

Using Instagram for Job Searching

Instagram might not be something that immediately springs to mind as you embark upon your job search. ‘Isn’t that what LinkedIn is for?’ I hear you cry. Well, yes – LinkedIn is a powerful tool for your average job seeker, but many overlook their Instagram account and brands’ pages in their search for work. Whilst …

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Why me? Why not?*

There are A LOT of organisations vying for your attention at the moment. They are all trying really hard to convince you that you should be applying for them, in fact, lots of them are coming to campus for the Careers and Placements Fair, on the 12th October. And yes, dear reader, I do mean you. …

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