Alumni are connecting with faculty, staff, and students by volunteering with Plymouth State in many ways – participating in panel discussions with students, sharing their expertise advisory boards, conducting mock interviews for students, and on. Below are some of the current and upcoming opportunities we are actively recruiting for. Please consider getting involved and supporting Plymouth State students. Use the form at the bottom of the page to let us know how else you’d like to get involved.
Featured Alumni Volunteer Roles
Thursday, February 21st 6-8p.m.
Professional Development Dinner with Students: Seeking Table Captains to assist with PSU’s Professional Dinner sponsored by the Office of Career Development. This event equips students with the skills and confidence needed to navigate professional scenarios. Volunteers will break bread with students, facilitate table discussions, and provide an example of proper conduct through their own participation. A professional facilitator from Mannersmith Ettiquette & Consulting will guide both students and volunteers throughout the evening.
Career Exploration Panels: Plymouth State is seeking alumni to join our Career Exploration Panels and share their stories of transitioning from college to career. These facilitated panel discussions focus on a particular theme or industry. Panelists will share their stories, participate in a Q&A session, and have the opportunity to network with tomorrow’s professionals. Panel discussions begin at 7:00 p.m. Volunteers are invited to join students and staff for dinner in Prospect Dinning at 5:30 p.m.
Monday, February 25th – Careers in the Visual and Performing Arts in Belknap Hall
Tuesday, March 5th – Entrepreneurship in Blair Hall
Wednesday, April 3rd – Healthcare Profession in Grafton Hall
Alumni Admissions Representative: Work closely with our Admissions Office and represent your alma mater at local college fairs, your old high school, and other similar events. Alumni play a vital role in bring Plymouth State into their communities. Share your knowledge and love for Plymouth State with the next generation of Panthers. Volunteers meet with PSU staff and are equipped with the knowledge, training, outreach materials, and PSU attire needed to have a meaningful experience. Volunteers are fully supported by the Admissions Office and Alumni Relations team.
First-Year Mentoring Program: Can you remember opening that college acceptance letter in the mail, feeling all that excitement, followed by all those questions? Plymouth State is engaging alumni in mentoring 1,200 first year students as they begin their college experience. Launching in May 2019 alumni mentors are matched with incoming students via the new PSUnite platform. Join your community of alumni mentors by signing up to learn more about PSUnite.
Continued Opportunities to Connect and Engage:
Looking for something different? No problem. Plymouth State is seeking volunteers to serve in a wide variety of roles. Let us know how you’d like to connect by completing the form below, and we’ll be in touch with more details.