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How the Careers and Placements Fair helped me with my future career

Students queuing for the careers and placements fair 2019

Written by Caroline Thomas, BSc Geography Student I am currently in my second year of University, studying geography here at Reading. Throughout school and Sixth Form I never had a clear idea of what it was that I wanted to do; what it is that I wanted to go into or what type of profession …

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How the Reading Internship Scheme helped improve my employability

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Written by Charlotte Abraham, BA Art and Psychology StudentĀ  The Reading Internship Scheme (RIS) is available to all students at the University of Reading. The scheme allows you to work with small businesses and charities on a variety of projects throughout the year. All internships can be found on MyJobsOnline, where you can view all …

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My crash course in careers: from zero to career ready in just months

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Getting started in first-year… Written by Isabel Vernon – BSc Geography (Human and Physical) When I first arrived at university, I asked the careers service to help me find a part-time job. Through a careers appointment and CV check, I was given lots of advice for the upcoming jobs fair on campus and completely redesigned …

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