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Our digital volunteering opportunities are designed to help you stay connected, share knowledge and play an active role in supporting our global alumni community. All roles are run on a termly basis and have flexible time commitments. We can help fit them around your availability - whether you’ve got 10 minutes or 10 hours to spare!

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We're currently looking for Professional Development Volunteers, Social & Wellbeing Volunteers and Alumni Online Community Support Volunteers. 

Within these three key areas, we have a number of roles available - from blog writing, to running online community groups, to being a mentor. You can read more about each of these below. If you are interested in becoming a digital volunteer, please just complete our Expression of Interest form, outlining your key skills, interests and availability. 


Digital volunteering opportunities

Please note that we've received a very high number of applications for the four roles below, so we may not be able to accommodate your support right away. However, please do register your interest so we can keep you in mind for these roles and any similar opportunities in the future. 

Professional development roles 

Support students and fellow alumni to develop and refine key professional development skills such as 'Leadership and Management' and 'Presenting and Public Speaking'. Share your expertise through case studies and articles; discuss and debate on a UCL Connect podcast; or engage and inspire others by being part of a webinar.

These roles aim to provide a platform for you to share advice from your area of expertise, and support students and alumni with honing the professional development skills that will enable them to thrive in their careers.

Register your interest

Social and wellbeing roles 

Help us encourage and promote healthy lifestyles and mental wellness. Share your expertise through case studies and articles; discuss on a UCL podcast; or through engaging and taking part in our online social opportunities. These roles & opportunities aim to provide a platform for you to share advice that supports students and alumni in staying connected and ultimately building a healthy, happy UCL community.

Register your interest

Alumni Online Community: Content Creator roles

Write blogs, share updates and respond to enquiries through our Alumni Online Community. These roles aim to drive communication, respond quickly to enquiries from other alumni and students and to create interesting, fun and useful content for platform users.

Register your interest

Alumni Online Community: Featured Mentor roles

As a Featured Mentor on our Alumni Online Community, your profile would be advertised as a key point of contact to alumni and current students. Enquiries could vary from those looking for a mentoring relationship, to those wanting to ask a quick question or simply have a chat with someone new.

Register your interest

Connect with your alumni community (currently on hold)

In-person volunteering is currently on hold. Please contact us for more information.

We're here to support our thriving alumni communities across the globe. But they wouldn't exist without the ongoing and invaluable support of our volunteers. 

Organising a reunion

Reconnect with your classmates and share what you’re up to now by organising a reunion. Whether it’s your first get-together or your twentieth, our alumni team are here to support you – be it picking the right venue, advertising via email or social media, or just tips for making your reunion a success. 

Time commitment: 3 hours per week in lead up to the event 

Find out more about organising a reunion

Hosting an event in your space or workplace 

If you don’t have the time to volunteer, sharing your space with the UCL Alumni Relations team can be just as valuable. We’re always on the lookout for new and interesting rooms to host events such as alumni receptions and reunion events across the globe. 

How to apply: Fill out an interest form today and let us know where your space is. 

Submit your space

Hosting a global internship

If you’re already in the workplace, hosting an internship is a great way to give current UCL students the chance to experience a real working environment. And for your employer, it’s an opportunity to tap into the next generation of talent. 

Time commitment: 15-20 hours to set-up. You must be based overseas to take part in this opportunity. Expressions of interests to be received by December 2019 for internships starting in June 2020.

Find out more and apply here