Volunteer Opportunities Coming up

03 June, 2021

 

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer for KAUST Alumni Affairs? We have two exciting opportunities coming up that support current and new students.

Why volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way for alumni to give back, pay it forward, and make a lasting impact. Our network of volunteers are global ambassadors, contributing time and expertise to opportunities benefiting current and future students, and fellow alumni. Through the KAUST Alumni Volunteer Network, you’ll stay connected, enhance skills including public speaking, and strengthen your personal and professional networks.

Opportunities:

Orientation, KAUST, August
 
 Detail  Time Commitment
This opportunity is for five volunteers (a facilitator and panelists) for the annual Things I Wish I’d Known (virtual or hybrid) panel.
 
Your role is to give advice to new international and Saudi Arabian students about commencing their journey at grad school.
 
This is a one-hour Q&A format with a facilitator and alumni giving advice, and responding to student questions.
 
Volunteers need confident presentation and conversation skills to engage with fellow panelists, the facilitator and the student audience.
The panel is one hour; and at least one-two hours prior to the panel is required to think about what you’ll say, and meet fellow panelists and the facilitator online or in-person.

 

Fall Career Fair, KAUST, October
 
 Detail  Time Commitment
The opportunity is for four alumni volunteers (a facilitator and panelists) for the Alumni Career Conversation.
 
The theme of the panel is Creating Your Own Opportunities.
 
As a panelist, you will respond to questions from a facilitator to guide graduating students about careers, work and the transition from university to employment.
This is a one-hour Q&A format with a facilitator and alumni talking about their careers, and responding to student questions.
 
The panel is one hour, and at least one-two hours prior to the panel is required to think about what you’ll say, and to meet fellow panelists and the facilitator online.
 

 

If you’re interested in either opportunity, or becoming part of the global KAUST Alumni Volunteer Network for us to call on you anytime we need volunteer support, please send an expression of interest referring us to your LinkedIn profile  – alumni@kaust.edu.sa