Tag: University of Reading

How can you be more confident?

Be confident: Find skills you did not know you had Professional Placement Year Event Do you want to come across confidently? Ever been in a situation where you have left feeling like it could have gone better? Would you like to know the secret of making a positive impact? Confidence is a state of mind …

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Become a STaR Mentor

STaR (Student Transitions at Reading) mentors are current student volunteers that are committed to helping others and genuinely want to make a difference to a new student’s start at the University of Reading.  Non-final year Undergraduate, International Foundation Programme and Postgraduate Research students from any academic subject can apply. Students that apply to become a …

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Finalist career hacks workshops

Make the most of your graduate job hunt Our Finalist career hacks sessions are designed to help you work out what you’re looking for in a role, and where to start looking.

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Winter break careers advice

Written by Alison Taylor, Careers Consultant So, term has ended and you’re probably going home to put your feet up for a well-earned rest! But here in Careers at the University of Reading, we always like to make sure that we leave no stone unturned in the search for that perfect internship/placement/job! In fact, there …

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What finalists should be doing in week 11

Written by Kevin Thompson, Careers Consultant Are you in your final year and in need of a break from all the hard work? We completely understand! It’s week 11 and soon you’ll have some time for yourself to relax, recuperate and take stock. This is also your last chance to think about what you’re going …

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