Volunteering is a fantastic addition to your CV and LinkedIn profile and boosts your personal and professional development.
Our alumni tell us that the benefits of giving back to Herts as an Alumni Ambassador are hugely rewarding and include skills that are valued by employers. They include:
- professional skills development and experience
- presentation skills
- coaching and mentoring
- team working
- building new connections and networks with like-minded people.
Emily says, ‘I find giving back to Herts rewarding as Herts helped me so much to develop my professional career. It is great to help current students develop and learn what the working world is like. It is also brilliant that Herts provides the opportunity to volunteer and complete days like the Assessment Centre, I feel lucky to be on this journey together.’
As an Alumni Ambassador at Herts Jamee has delivered talks to Bioscience Research students about his career journey and gave his industry insights. He says, ‘My involvement in these events is a great way for me to help the next generation of Herts students. As a student at university, I wanted to get an insight into different career options, so now that I have graduated and pursued my desired career, I’m happy to share my knowledge and experience, highlighting what a career in regulatory entails and its importance in the industry.’
Thanking our Alumni Ambassadors
Volunteering is an important role so make sure you get the recognition you deserve by taking advantage of the Alumni Ambassador benefits that most suit you.