CareerS Events

Please find below events for a range of careers. 


Year 12 & 13 Business and Finance Workshop - 29th-30th Oct 2019 9:30am-4pm

First Intuition invites Year 12 & 13 students to a free Business & Finance workshop in Reading.

The workshop includes an introduction into accounting, a business game, CV writing and interview skills as well as the opportunity to speak to current accountancy students and local employers.

One of our employers, Kirk Rice will be attending and hosting an interview skills seminar. We also have an HR specialist coming in to give tips on how to write the perfect CV. Kirk Rice take on trainees each year, either straight from school or University, and are keen to meet with students who are considering a trainee position.


Department of Meteorology Taster Day - Tuesday 29 October 2019

Have you ever wondered how the weather is forecasted? This taster day will give you an insight into how the atmosphere behaves and how scientists can use maths and physics to make accurate predictions.


  • Weather data gathering using meteorological instruments
  • Richardson’s Forecast Factory – become part of a super computer to see how weather forecasts are created
  • Fluid Labs Demonstrations – learn about the atmosphere
  • Campus Tour
  • Q&A session with teaching staff, researchers and students

Suitable for: Year 12/13 students studying sciences, physics or maths who are considering a physics/maths related course at University

Date: Tuesday 29 October 2019 approximately 9.30am-3.30pm

Location: University of Reading, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Campus, Reading, RG6 7BE

Information: This programme is free of charge and limited to 60 places. The taster day is non-residential, local accommodation the night before can be arranged by yourself, but in most cases persons under the age of 18 years old are to be accompanied by an adult in the accommodation. Funding may be available in some instances for support for travel costs. Please see further information about Subject Taster Days on the University web pages including the application form for Travel Bursary.

How to apply: The online application form for individuals on the Meteorology Taster Day is found on the following address:


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Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair, Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT) Monday 11 March 2019 16.30-19.00pm

The fair will see us host over 50 employers across varying industries, all of which have active apprenticeship vacancies and also expert information for anyone that is possibly interested in doing an apprenticeship.
This event is open to all and is a fantastic opportunity for year 11 students to speak to employers about apprenticeship vacancies. Also, year 10 and year 9 students will benefit from the opportunity to learn more about the apprenticeship route.

You can find a full list of the employers attending and further information on the following link:

Students can also register their interest for the event at the above link as well.

Click here to view the flyer.

Health and Care Careers Event,
Madejski Stadium in Reading 

(for Year 12 students)

Weds 20th March 2019 9.30-16.00pm TBC

The event aims to provide the students with: 

  • information to put them in a stronger position for job/course applications
  •  an opportunity to hear from a range of health and care professionals (about their career journey and working life) 
  •  a chance to find out more about careers they may not have come across yet.    

We plan to have the following represented: 

  • Nursing/midwifery 
  • Mental health 
  • Medicine 
  • Care 
  • Healthcare science 
  • Allied health professions such as podiatry, radiography
  • Ambulance service 

Allocating places   
If you are interested in attending this event, you should contact Mr Buck.

Bracknell and Wokingham Apprenticeship and Careers Fair Wednesday 6th March 2019 Open to public 3.30pm-6.00pm

Why should young people attend the Apprenticeship and Careers Fair? 

  • Discuss career aspirations with a wide range of employers to help make informed choices  
  • Talk to local employers about real jobs, apprenticeships and careers in STEM industries and a wide range of areas   
  • Register for apprenticeships 
  • Discover options for work and training  
  • See the types of apprenticeships vacancies on offer  
  • Get impartial advice from our Careers Advisor 

Click here for more details.

Jacobs (Winnersh Office) Career Open Evening Event

Thursday 4th April 2019

3.30pm – 7.00pm

Students, parents and teachers are welcome to come along and find out about what Jacobs do.  We are hoping to have a fun and informative evening, which will provide students, parents and teachers with more details around the apprenticeship and graduate opportunities that we offer and the opportunity to find out about how to arrange work experience at Jacobs. It will also be the perfect event for any students looking for more information about studying STEM subjects or what a career within the engineering industry is like.


We will have interactive stands, and presentations on life as graduates and apprentices throughout the evening, plus a number of staff available to talk to students, teachers and parents one-on-one.


Click here to view the flyer.

Lonza, Slough Recruitment Open Morning event

 224 Bath Road, Slough, SL1 4DX

Saturday 26th January  2019  

Due to expansion of the Slough facility they are looking to add a further 180 roles to their busy site, which currently employs around 800 colleagues. This event is a fantastic opportunity for candidates to come and find out more about Lonza and speak to their teams and Hiring Managers from all key recruiting areas - Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Analytical Development, Process Development, Manufacturing Science and Technology, Supply Chain and Engineering.  Lonza is a centre of excellent for mammalian biopharmaceutical process development and manufacturing.

Those wishing to attend need to pre-register by emailing

Apprenticeship and Careers Fair at Bracknell and Wokingham College 6th March 2019 10am – 6pm 

The event will be held at Bracknell and Wokingham College, Church Rd, Bracknell RG12 1DJ 

South Central Ambulance Service Open Days 2019 26th January 2019 10-2pm Click here for more details
Bracknell Public Service Show 4th October 2018 11am-3pm Click here for more details
National Healthcare Weekend                          

10th & 11th November- Birmingham

17th & 18th November- Exeter

24th & 25th November- London                                         

                               Click here for more details