Powerful ways to volunteer your time and expertise Starting at just an hour a month or a single day, your time and experience could make a huge difference to students and local communities. Whether you are a graduate with career experience, a Birmingham resident or a friend of the University anywhere in the world with subject expertise, or a student keen to help your community — we need you! You can help students by becoming a mentor or offering an internship, or support your local community. Take action! How would you like to make a difference through volunteering? Volunteer to support a student Become a mentor or offer an internship, a virtual internship, work experience, a guest lecture or a career talk Students, help your communities Students, support your local communities through the Guild. Staff, help your communities Staff, see the intranet for your new Staff Volunteering Day.