How to fight nerves during an interview

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Written by Caroline Thomas, final year BSc Geography (Physical) student In the current day and age, students are often required to complete many interviews throughout their time at University, sometimes needing to attend multiple interviews just for one position. This commonly creates a lot of anxiety, especially with competition remaining high, and pressure building up …

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Top ways to find a job you love

Written by Caroline Thomas, final year BSc Geography (Physical) student Since moving to Reading for University, almost three years ago now, I have continued to figure out which career-path to follow; taking advice from friends and family in the process. My geography degree opens many different pathways for me, reliant on the transferrable skills learnt …

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Careers digital resources round-up

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Round-up written by a University of Reading Student Ambassador The University of Reading Careers service supports students in exploring any future career options to prepare them for life after graduation. Partnered tools are an avenue where they work with known companies to provide insight, tools and resources, helping you enter into the working world. By working …

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Virtual Graduate Recruitment and Internship Festival 2021

We are pleased to announce that the Virtual Graduate Recruitment and Internship Festival will take place 9 -11 June 2021. Featuring organisations with live graduate, internship and placement vacancies, tickets are free and you are all VIPs! Attend panel webinars (9 – 10 June) delivered by a range of employers looking to recruit to graduate …

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What to consider if you’re thinking of doing a PhD during the pandemic and beyond

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Written by Oliver Drake, Recruitment Specialist and Partnership Manager at CareersinHE.com Deciding whether to study for a PhD can be tough at the best of times, yet the huge societal changes and uncertainty associated with the current pandemic have added a whole new dimension to this weighty conundrum. This post will help you decide whether …

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