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Looking for part-time work and volunteering opportunities whilst you study at Reading? We are here to support you!

Join us for our first event of the academic year!

Come along to JobFest on 28 September in 3Sixty between 12:30 to 16:00 (12:00 – 12:30 for quiet time) to learn how you can develop your skills and interests through part-time work and volunteering opportunities whilst at the University of Reading. It’s a great way to get you started on the right path to career success.

At JobFest you can visit 3 zones:

1. Part-time jobs fair

We have a great line-up of organisations attending such as, Decathlon UK, John Lewis Partnership, McDonald’s, Reading Football Club and many more!

2. Opportunities zone

Understand how you can expand your CV at Reading University. Explore volunteering roles and new on-campus opportunities such as Teach First, Reading University Students Union and UoR Global Recruitment. 

3. Careers zone

Speak to our Careers Consultants to get Careers advice on CVs, job roles and interview tips at our Expert Bar. You can find an internship or placement through our Reading Internship Scheme or the Professional Placements team. You can speak to THRIVE to get a mentor or the RED Award to see how you can make the most of your time at Reading University.

What else is available at JobFest?

  • Have a free professional photo taken at our LinkedIn photo booth.
  • Take on the Careers buzz wire challenge and you could win a prize worth £100!
  • Free goody bag for first 500 visitors.
  • Free ice cream for the first 500 visitors to the Careers Expert Bar (or another Careers-led stand).

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