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Make the most of your summer vacation – “Volunteering while at university could put you ahead of the game after graduation”

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“Volunteering while at university could put you ahead of the game after graduation”

7 reasons to volunteer whilst studying: 

1) To enrich your degree

2) To gain invaluable work experience

3) It makes you feel good

4) It’s a powerful networking tool

5) It give you sense of purpose

6) You’re making a difference

7) To find opportunities you never knew existed.

(Source: Indy/Student at https://www.independent.co.uk/student/career-planning/young-people-should-do-volunteer-work-while-studying-7-reasons-why-a6920821.html)


Check out some of the available summer volunteering roles available to University of Brighton students:

Productive Summer – Active Student Volunteering Service – Opportunites Taster Sheet 2018-1ozfz3g


Apply, find out more or look at our other volunteering opportunities:

Vacancy Service: www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/resources
Tel: 01273 644145
Email: volunteering@brighton.ac.uk
Web: www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteering/register
Visit: Your local university Student Centre

Image: Derwisz via Compfight

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Kat Saunders • 25/05/2018


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