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Career profile: Teaching– when (and how) to apply for training

For all the cataclysmic headlines about school teaching, the profession remains a popular training choice for graduates – UCAS reported a little over 46,000 PGCE applications in 2017. As finalist undergraduates, it’s likely you’ll know peers who are already decided on teacher training. And it’s not terribly hard to see why: Financial stability – with …

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9 most common CV mistakes and how to avoid them

Most common CV mistakes and how to avoid them

Avoid making these 9 mistakes when writing your CV Written by Andrew Fennell from StandOut CV As a graduate, writing your CV can be challenging. Learning what to include, how to format the CV and the correct structure takes a lot of research and effort. But knowing what to leave out of the CV and …

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UK Huawei Seeds for the Future 2019 – Apply now!

Huawei Seeds for the Future 2019 University of Reading

**NOW CLOSING 4pm on Friday 15 February 2019** Quick quiz: Are you an undergraduate student looking for a life-changing experience? Are you excited by technical problems because you see them as opportunities to grow as a person? Are you fascinated by the rise of Asia and ever wondered how to get practical experience working for a dynamic …

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Why internships are a must: Working with Sustainability Services

An internship in sustainability at the University of Reading

Doing an internship in sustainability Written by Abi Ravichanthiran, MSc Environmental Management I have worked with the Sustainability Services (University of Reading’s sustainability team) for over 3 years. I found this internship via the Reading Internship Scheme (RIS)- exclusive to Reading students on the MyJobsOnline (MJO) portal. My role includes assisting and undertaking projects to …

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What to do at the Careers Fair

Careers Fair 2018 impress employers

What to do at the Careers Fair to make the most of this event and to impress employers Written by Emma Butler, Careers Consultant You’ve done your research and worked out who you want to speak to at the Fair. Now you need to know how to go about it to create the right impression.

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