Tag: careers

We’re #4! StudentCrowd’s Best Universities for Careers Services 2022

University of Reading Careers Centre receives a Top 5 placing in highly coveted StudentCrowd University Awards 2022 We were delighted to receive the news that we have moved up an impressive seven places and are now ranked #4 in the Top 20 table of Best Universities for Careers Services! This is the only university award …

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5 Essential Skills For Running Your Own Business – Reading University

Alex Grace is the Managing Director of Banana Moon, a Leeds-based personalised clothing company. Running your own business is not an easy task, especially in today’s climate. Whilst external factors can have a huge impact on a business’ success, it also takes a certain set of skills to be able to navigate the, sometimes tricky, …

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How to explore alternative legal careers after graduating by Sofia Tyson

As you progress through your law degree at university, you’ll typically be bombarded with talk of training contract applications, vacation schemes and pupillages. Since these are the most conventional career paths in law, students can often feel pressured to conform and apply for these positions, fearful that they would otherwise be wasting what is a …

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How to Land a Corporate Job with Zero Experience by Tim Sekundyak

When you graduate from university and go out there to start looking for your first graduate job, you will most likely come to a stark realisation. The outcome of university wasn’t exactly what you expected and just because you’ve got a degree in your hands doesn’t mean that employers are begging for your attention. Add …

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Week 4: Careers in… Media, Marketing and Communications

What is the Media, Marketing and Communications themed week all about? Marketing is one of the most popular career sectors for Reading students!  This is a rewarding area of work open to students from a wide range of degree backgrounds. If you’d like a career which involves creativity and being able to communicate effectively in …

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