Tag: University of Reading

Are you a student? Here’s why you should be on LinkedIn

LinkedIn for students

LinkedIn for students – getting started Written by Alison Taylor, Careers Consultant I’m not usually big on statistics, but having looked at the facts and figures for LinkedIn, even I was impressed. The professional networking site has:

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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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Prepare for the Careers and Placements Fair

Impress employers at the Careers and Placements Fair 2018

Research and preparation before the Careers Fair Written by Lucy Hawkins, Careers Consultant Imagine if you were on a blind date, and your date hadn’t even been bothered to read your profile. That’s the kind of impression we give to employers when we ask questions like “so what does your company do again?!”

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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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