Tag: green careers

My summer internship at Practical Action

Person working in field - from Practical Action Website

AVAILABLE AS PODCAST   Practical Action is an NGO focusing on international development. It aims to help the world to be more sustainable in four ways: Farming that works energy that transforms cities fit for people resilience that protects Their goal is to use practical methods to help people in poverty and enable change in those places. …

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A true friend of the earth

Field with turbines in the background

Not long ago, the University found out more about what motivates Craig Bennett, Chief Executive Officer of Friends of the Earth, how he made his way into his green career and how his time at the University of Reading inspired him. What better time than Green Festival to share what we discovered and we hope …

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Green Festival – how will you make a difference?

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How do I work out how to focus my career on environmental issues? The following resources are a great starting point to test your thinking about where your talents might be best placed.                   Start by reading up on the environment sector and its current issues. Which …

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10 ways to a greener career

10 Ways to a greener career

How to build your career and save the environment at the same time Not everyone with a passion for the environment will be in a position to lay down in front of the bulldozers to prevent an ancient woodland being destroyed! So to manage your environmental impact during your career what can you do? Before …

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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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