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Why I recommend RIS – Laura Elphick’s journey from internship to employee!

Previous Consumer Behaviour and Marketing student Laura Elphick took part in the Reading Internship Scheme. Learn about her experience as an intern and why she recommends the University of Reading internship programme ⬇ I took part in the Reading Internship Scheme during my final year as an undergraduate back in 2019. I was accepted for …

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What a hoot! My experience as a volunteer at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary

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Written by Isobel Baker, second-year BSc Ecology & Wildlife Conservation student Hi I’m Izzy! I am a second-year BSc Ecology & Wildlife Conservation student, and I have been volunteering with Suffolk Owl Sanctuary since July 2020. Here I share my experiences volunteering in the animal management sector, and my top tips for finding volunteer opportunities. …

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Part-time work whilst studying at University: the benefits

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Higher Education study can be draining on the mind, body and bank balance. Pursuing part-time employment while at University can offset the expense, develop students’ working experience and, importantly, fuel the odd night-out. Especially for those living away from home and without an allowance from parents, a part-time job can be esential in bridging the …

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Jobs and study opportunities abroad

The New Year sees the launch of a new resource.    GoinGlobal is a fantastic tool to help you research job and study opportunities throughout the world.

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UoR student claims bronze in national graphics competition!

Back in April, we here at Careers shared an exciting opportunity for students to enter the Display Wizard National Graphic Design Competition for the chance to gain industry experience and a possible £500 grant alongside their studies. We are extremely proud to announce that Emmeline Hewstone, a student from the University of Reading has won 3rd prize …

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