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Alumni Volunteering

Help create and enrich the global Benedictine Community with your service.

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Through their efforts, alumni volunteers help create and enrich the global Benedictine Community. Volunteer opportunities are ample, and include: 


  • Leading alumni organizations of all kinds
  • Mentoring current students
  • Leveraging personal and professional connections to assist in advancing the University’s mission
  • Assisting with events or fundraising for Benedictine University

Locally, virtually or on campus — wherever and whenever you have time and talent to share, there’s a way for you to contribute.  

Complete the Volunteer Interest Form below to identify which opportunities you are interested in. A staff member from the Office of Alumni Relations will contact you after receiving your form.

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Become a Mentor for Current Students

You’ve been there, done that and have the BenU t-shirt! Share the benefit of your knowledge with current students as a mentor. Mentor a current student and share insights from your real-world experience both prior to and post-graduation. Your influence could be the catalyst for a student successfully pursuing their dreams.
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Visit Our Campus as a Speaker

You have a voice. We welcome you to use it! Share your wealth of knowledge to inform us about current events in your field or sit on a panel of thought leaders for emerging topics of interest. We can’t wait to hear what you have to say!
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Speak to a Prospective Student About Your BenU Experience

Whether attending a college fair, open house or special University program, your experience could be just what a prospective student was waiting to hear prior to deciding to attend BenU!
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Provide An Informational Interview to Students Interested in Your Career Field

Answer thoughtful questions from students interested in following the trail you blazed. Interviews can take place in-person, via Zoom, or you can post a pre-recorded video on the University website and social media pages.
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Provide Students a Job Shadow / Externship Experience at Your Company

Pay-it-forward by offering students something priceless, an opportunity! These experiences assist students in hands-on knowledge about their chosen career fields and increase their chances of obtaining post-graduation employment.
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Contact Our Team

The Office of Alumni Relations can help you achieve your career and life goals by connecting you to valuable information, tools and opportunities.