Webinar recordings are now available in Blackboard Careers 247 until 15 October.
30 September - 1 October
Our first event of the academic year, CareersFest is a great starting point to help you find part-time work and find out about developmental opportunities that complement your studies. It’s a great way to get you started on the right path to career success. This year, we will be running CareersFest virtually.
You can browse the Career Fair Plus app to find out more about the projects and employers participating, our careers online workshops and to book 1:1 Chats to discuss opportunities in more detail.
1:1 Chats - Thursday 1 October
Book 10 minute telephone appointments with your favourite providers for Thursday 1 October. Take this opportunity to find out more about the organisation and opportunity. When booking appointments, you will be asked to give some detail and provide a telephone number. You can book your appointment via Careers Fair Plus.
Watch this short video to get ready to make your appointments.
Online workshops and live webinar programme
Follow the link for more information and to book your place:
|30 September||1 October|
|12:00||Preparing to be successful at interview||Freelancing, hustles and earning money|
|14:00||Earning and developing - Reading Internship Scheme, Proven Works Limited, The Lodden School, Tutor Doctor, Kcare Health, Loving Angels Care)|
|15:00||Volunteering opportunities - external providers – Human Appeal, Royal Berks Charity, Travelteer, Sanctuary Hosting, Church of England, RUSU (academic reps)||Professional Placements|
|16:00||Working at the University - Campus Jobs, Alumni and Supporter Engagement, RUSU|
|17:00||Smart Works Reading||Introduction to Reading Internship Scheme|
All available via Blackboard with timings listed in each employer’s profile on Careers Fair Plus.
Careers 1:1 guidance
Our expert Careers Consultants provide CV reviews, careers advice and more via the online workshops but also offer one-to-one telephone appointments (bookable on MyJobsOnline).
If you are unfamiliar with how to access webinars using Blackboard, watch our short screencast.
Download Careers Fair Plus now on your device – a full-featured iPhone, iPad and Android app. Follow the smart link or search ‘Careers Fair Plus’ on the App Store and Google Play Store.
Watch our demo on using the Careers Fair Plus App.
- complete exhibitor listings
- event details and webinar listings
- announcements for real-time updates
- fair tips section to help you prepare
- appointments with employers
Open the app, and navigate to University of Reading, and then select ‘CareersFest 2020’.
Webinars will be recorded, captioned and made available post-event.
For those who cannot access telephone appointments due to hearing loss, anxiety or any other disability, an email address is provided on the employer’s profile that we would encourage you to use as an alternative form of communication.
If you have any other accessibility needs that have not been addressed, please contact email@example.com and we will endeavour to provide our event information in a format accessible to you.
Other part-time and vacation work on MyJobsOnline:
|Position||Organisation||Closing Date||Opportunity Type|
|Part-time bar staff||Berkshire County Sports Club
|China Social Media Assistant (remote)||CommerceCentric||15/10/20||Part-time|
|Science Tutor||Eminent Tutoring||21/11/20||Part-time|
|Technology Sales Demonstrator||Gekko||24/11/20||Part-time|
|University Growth Ambassador||Proprep.uk||01/20/20||Part-time|
|Study and Support Worker||Reading students - Imran||23/10/20||Part-time|
|Full Time/Part Time Waiting Staff||The St. George & Dragon||05/10/20||Part-time|
|Full Time/Part Time Bar Staff||The St. George & Dragon||05/10/20||Part-time|
|International Student Tutor||Xinlung Group Ltd||25/11/20||Part-time|
|Personal (Care) Assistant - but unlike other care work||Charlie Williams||30/10/20||Part-time, vacation work|
|Electronic, mechanical and PCB assembly||Gaiacode||26/10/20||Part-time, vacation work|
|Early Years Manager||Ultimate Activity Camps||26/11/20||Part-time, vacation work|
|Summer Camp Counselor||Camp Counselors USA||03/12/20||Vacation work|
|Activity Instructor||Ultimate Activity Camps||26/11/20||Vacation work|
|Early Years Instructor||Ultimate Activity Camps||26/11/20||Vacation work|
|Specialist Instructor (Lifeguard)||Ultimate Activity Camps||26/11/20||Vacation work|
Useful Resources and links
BlackboardLearn – for Careers 247
MyJobsOnline – for your Careers portal – jobs, events, appointments
Digital tools and resources
International Careers Support
PGT Careers Support
Support for finalists