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Current volunteering opportunities

Here you'll find all the current volunteering opportunities you can get involved in, whether you're based in the UK or overseas.

Alumni profile - your story

Take 30 minutes to complete your Alumni Profile. Your profile will join our library of alumni stories which will be used to inspire students and help them to think about their career options.
 

eMentoring opportunity

Could you inspire our current students and help to shape their future career? Are you interested in giving your time online from anywhere in the world? Could you be an eMentor? Our eMentoring programme is flexible and can fit around you. You can choose whether you want to answer a quick question that a student might have, or take part in a more structured mentoring relationship for 4, 12 or 24 weeks.
 

Sports eMentor

Do you have fond memories of playing in a sports club at university or experience working in the sports industry? Are you interested in giving your time from anywhere in the world, at a time that is suitable for you? Could you be a Sports eMentor? Our Sports eMentoring programme is a fantastic way that you can share your professional expertise, offer bespoke advice, and help to enhance the employability of our student sports leaders. Sports eMentoring can fit around you - whether you want to answer a quick question that a student might have, or take part in a more structured mentoring relationship.
 

Financial and Computational Mathematics Industrial Speaker

Ref: PCES38 - Financial and Computational Mathematics Industrial Speaker
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: Nottingham, UK
At the University we are working on ways to help our brilliant Financial and Computational Mathematics students prepare for work in the financial sector. Having a connection with the real wold is crucial and we are looking for an individual to give an inspiring talk, with some technical and practical elements, relating to the area of investment bank they work in.
 

Spotlight on the Sports Industry

Ref: PCES041 - Spotlight on the Sports Industry speaker
Start date: Tuesday 21 February 2017
Location: Nottingham, UK
Do you know the secret to having a successful career in the Sports Industry? We are looking for alumni guest speakers from a variety of Sports Industry backgrounds to share their career experiences with our current students and pass on helpful career tips to help them plan for the future. Speakers can be from various Sports Industry backgrounds, including: sports marketing/advertising, journalism, sports events, sponsorship, branding, management, or law.
 

Science in Engineering

Ref: PCES039 - Science in Engineering
Start date: Monday 13 February 2017
Location: Nottingham, UK
Are you a Science alumni working in an Engineering role or within an Engineering company? We are looking for an inspirational speaker to join our Q&A panel and share their career tips and advice with our students as they start to think about how their future careers could take shape.
 

Science in Finance

Ref: PCES040 - Science in Finance
Start date: Wednesday 01 March 2017
Location: Nottingham, UK
Are you a Science alumni working in the Finance sector? We are looking for an inspirational speaker to join our Q&A panel and share their career tips and advice with our current students as they start to think about how their future careers could take shape.
 

Spotlight on Aerospace

Ref: PCES029 - Spotlight on Aerospace
Start date: Tuesday 21 February 2017
Location: Nottingham, UK
Help our students to navigate the world of graduate recruitment by speaking about your experiences of working in the Aerospace industry. Whether you have top career tips to share, or want to pass on industry relevant advice, you can help our Aerospace students to map out their future careers and make a smooth landing into their first jobs after University.
 

Spotlight on Construction

Ref: PCES027 - Spotlight on Construction
Start date: Tuesday 14 February 2017
Location: Nottingham, UK
Have you gone on build a successful career in the construction industry? Join our Q&A panel, and share your career tips and advice with our Engineering students as they start to think about how their future careers could take shape.
 

Celebrating Maths

Ref: PCES038 - Celebrating Maths
Start date: Wednesday 08 March 2017
Location: Nottingham, UK
To celebrate Maths and International Women's Day we are looking for female Maths alumni working in a variety of industries to provide positive role models and inspire our current students. You will have the opportunity discuss your career and pass on your top tips for success.
 

Where are they now? Chemical Engineering Speaker

Ref: PCES028 - Where are they now? Chemical Engineering speaker
Start date: Thursday 09 February 2017
Location: Nottingham, UK
Do you have an inspirational career story to tell? We are looking for Chemical Engineering alumni to pass on their top career tips to our students and help them think about the different types of industries and job roles they can go into after graduation. This opportunity is ideal for Chemical Engineering alumni who have recently been through a graduate recruitment process, or who have graduated within the last 5 years (2011-2016).
 

Recruitment Volunteer

Ref: INT001 - Recruitment Volunteer
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: International (non UK)
Can you remember applying to study in the UK and how many questions you had? Or are you living abroad and would like to spread the word about The University of Nottingham? Our International Office are looking for help and assistance with recruiting our new students. This role asks you to speak about your experiences, answering questions from potential students and their parents about The University of Nottingham.
 

Venue and Hospitality Facilitator

Ref: INT008 – Venue Provider
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: International (non UK)
We are looking for alumni living internationally who may be able to offer a venue or other hospitality services in a specific geographical region to be used for regional get-togethers, as well as more formal events for alumni of The University of Nottingham. Can you help?
 

Conversion Volunteer

Ref: INT002 - Conversion Volunteer
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: International (non UK)
We are sure you remember the excitement and anticipation of being offered your place to study at Nottingham. You probably also had a lot of questions and perhaps a few concerns about what it might be like when you arrived. This role will give you the opportunity to use your experience to help answer some of those questions and alleviate any concerns for the next generation of alumni.
 

Social Media Volunteer

Ref: INT009 - Social Media Volunteer
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: International (non UK)
Are you social media savvy with a passion for keeping people up-to-date? We have several social media volunteer roles available, where you can help The University of Nottingham spread the word about alumni events, news, and networking opportunities.
 

Dementia Research Volunteers

Ref: SS003 - Dementia research volunteers
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: Nottingham, UK
We are looking for volunteers to help shape the University's dementia-friendly campaign, bring a fresh perspective to our world leading research, and comment on our dementia education initiatives. As a dementia research volunteer, you could get involved in a variety of research related areas, including participation in focus groups, reviewing research documents, and belonging to a panel which is consulted about the latest dementia research, education, and organisational developments.
 

From the Bench to the Bank Chemistry Speaker

Ref: FS002 - "From the Bench to the Bank" Chemistry Speaker
Start date: Thursday 01 December 2016
Location: Nottingham, UK
Did you study Chemistry or an associated field at Nottingham? Would you like to help inspire and motivate students and staff by speaking about your career path and how you got to your current role? We particularly encourage applications from Chemistry alumni who have been involved in innovation or entrepreneurship activities.
 

Buddy

Ref: INT004 - Buddy
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: International (US, Canada and Australia)
Are you living internationally? Could you help as an international buddy? You will be an important point of contact for visiting study abroad students in your home town. You will share your local knowledge, serving as a friendly face, offering to meet your contact for a coffee, chat or tour of the city if appropriate. Buddies are essential in supporting our international student community- we'd love to hear from you!
 

International Alumni Speaker

Ref: INT007 - International alumni speaker
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: International (non UK)
We are looking for alumni who have progressed onto successful careers or have an inspirational story! Could you speak at alumni events inspiring our alumni and sharing career stories, tips on your profession or an amazing story linked to our Impact campaign.
 

Event Organiser

Ref: INT005 - Event organiser
Start date: Various/ongoing
Location: International (non UK)
Are you interested in arranging informal get-togethers for alumni in your country/region? Or would you like to get together alumni from professional sectors, particular areas of international or cultural interest, or simply act as social/professional networking events. This role will give you the opportunity to create events and help us with larger alumni events.
 

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How to apply

To apply, click the apply now button to complete our online application for any of the opportunities you'd like to be considered for.

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Got a question?

If you have any questions, please refer to our frequently asked questions in the first instance. If you can't find the answer you're looking for please email us.

 

Alumni Relations

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email: alumni-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk