Have you considered giving your time to support our students at Liverpool Hope?
Our alumni bring stories of challenges overcome, networking practices developed, success and failure within the job market. They bring credible, well-informed voices reflecting on their own experiences of balancing study, completing assessments, crafting research problems and delivering a dissertation against the numerous demands of a final year. Certainly, alumni who have been in graduate roles for several years, even decades, bring insights and inspiration related to the workplace.
We welcome the support of our alumni in mentoring a current student, delivering a careers talk or writing a careers case study that we can share with students.
2020 has changed the way we interact as society and we welcome the opportunities that have opened up to us with the increase in video conferencing usage. We hope this will make alumni engagement with our students more accessible. Even beyond this pandemic it will be a useful tool in connecting alumni from around the world with our Hope students.
Giving your time to Liverpool Hope University is a great way to reconnect with an environment which was part of your journey into your working life. Whether you can offer 30 minutes or 30 hours, your time will make a positive difference.
Skills and development
- Develop your skills and enhance your CV
- Boost your personal and professional development
- Network with alumni globally and reconnect with the University
Make an impact
- Share your skills, experience and advice
- Inspire others
- Help students to reach their full potential
The Hope Careers Service provides information, guidance and support service for all our students and those who graduated within the last three years from Liverpool Hope University. We are building up a database of case studies from graduates to provide an accurate and realistic view into the world of work. These are a great help to our students planning their own careers as reading about the experience of graduates, especially those who studied the same degree subject, is both insightful and reassuring.
Writing a case study will provide a valuable resource for our current students. You can complete and submit your case study by completing the form here.
Please complete as many of the fields as possible - the ones marked with an asterisk are particularly important to cover in your case study. If we do not have enough information we may not be able to use your case study. Please note: in the interest of consistency, we may need to edit your data before it is published so that it conforms to our template - however, we will try to keep this to a minimum.
If you are able to, we would also welcome video submissions of case studies alongside written ones. We recommend completing the written profile first and then recording yourself providing the responses to the questions you have answered. Please submit your video to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Careers Service may share your data with internal departments within the University, but will not share data you have provided with third parties. At any point you can ask for your case study to be removed from our database by emailing email@example.com.
Students and graduates can gain support and advice from alumni and local business people with our mentoring scheme.
The scheme pairs mentees (students or recent graduates) with mentors (alumni and local business people) to provide support and advice. This is a fantastic opportunity for mentees to develop their career planning with the help of an experienced mentor drawn from the University's extensive alumni network.
The time and energy you put into this scheme will be a fantastic opportunity to improve the employability and career prospects of our mentees, giving them the confidence and improving their skills to realise their true potential. The impact that mentoring has on the employability of our mentees is key to improving their confidence, commercial awareness and personal skills required to help secure a graduate level job. Please click here to register your interest as a mentor.
If you are a student and would like to take part in the scheme as a mentee please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Could you offer a work placement or internship to our skilled and hardworking students?
As part of our careers service, we are connecting with a variety of employers and organisations, to provide our students with a range of work experience and internships - which also bring benefits to your business.
Provide a placement or internship
Visit our Services for Employers page for more information or contact email@example.com to register your interest and a member of our Placement Team will be in touch with you.
What our students can do for you:
- Students can enhance your organisation with new ideas, fresh enthusiasm and up-to-date technical skills
- Students can complete projects that may have been postponed due to a lack of time or staffing
- Recruiting students into your organisation is a good way to raise your profile amongst the student community.
We’ve answered some of your frequently asked questions. If you can't find the answer you're looking for please email us.
What is giving my time to the University/volunteering? Is this specifically for Alumni?
Whilst we are primarily seeking the support of our alumni community, anybody who wishes to volunteer their skills and talent and partake in activities which support students is welcome to get in touch. Opportunities to give time and volunteer are not just open to alumni - we welcome those who do not have a connection to the University. We just ask that you give your time for free and that you are not paid by your business/employer to volunteer.
How do I sign up to give my time?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know how you feel you could support our current students.
How can I help?
Volunteers, and anyone who gives their time to Liverpool Hope University, are a really important part of the University. They help give our students unique insights, provide advice and guidance, as well as inspire our students to go on to fantastic careers they may never have considered.
What will the University do to help me?
You will be given full details about what is provided and what you may need to do to prepare. We will ensure you have as much detail as you need to complete the volunteer activity to the best of your ability.
How does volunteering for the University aid me in my career?
There are many different ways to get involved which can help you develop your skills and confidence outside of your workplace. We hope that we can provide you with new opportunities for you to try and develop your talents, whilst supporting students.
How can my organisation get involved?
We are currently looking for a range of work placements and internships for students from department across the University. If your company or organisation would like to offer a work placement or internship, please visit our Services for Employers page.