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Team Birkbeck

Team Birkbeck students are enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated ambassadors, who promote Birkbeck on a number of digital platforms, and represent the College at a variety of events and activities, including Open Days/Evenings, HE and school fairs, and campus tours.

Information for current students

Join Team Birkbeck

You can now apply to become a Team Birkbeck student. The application deadline is Sunday 10 April 2022.

Examples of Team Birkbeck roles

  • As a Team Birkbeck student, you are able to work on a number of different and exciting projects that take place either online, at Birkbeck or further afield.  
  • Here are just some of the ways you can get involved:
    • Produce content for a variety of channels including social media, Birkbeck's Unibuddy chat platform, the College website, blogs, vlogs, email and any other channels.
    • Assist at events such as Open Evenings, UCAS conventions and Offer Days - welcoming visitors, answering prospective student enquiries and offering general logistical support.
    • Deliver campus tours.
    • Represent and promote Birkbeck on the online platform Unibuddy, providing information, advice and guidance to prospective students by answering general enquiries within 24 hours.
    • Facilitate workshops and presentations to secondary schools and FE colleges.
    • Feature in promotional videos, sharing your Birkbeck experience with both fellow and prospective students.
    • Represent the College at any other events and activities that occur during the year.

Benefits

  • A highly competitive rate of £11.51 per hour - this is above the London Living Wage.
  • Opportunity to make a positive contribution to Birkbeck while enhancing your CV.
  • Comprehensive training and support.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Be part of an exciting team and meet other students.

Information for staff

Hiring Team Birkbeck

  • Staff are able to request Team Birkbeck for their activities.
  • Departments will be charged for using the service at the rate of £13.84 per hour per Team Birkbeck Student.
  • If you wish to use this service, please  with the following information:
    • event or activity name and a brief overview
    • date and time of the event or activity
    • number of Team Birkbeck students required
    • which types of students are needed (i.e. undergraduate, postgraduate, international)
    • any specific skills required
    • number of hours they will be required to work (please note that shifts will need to be at least two hours in length)
    • dress code.
  • All requests must closely follow the main duties of the position as listed in the job description and must be made at least two weeks in advance.
  • Students will have received extensive training at the start of the academic year. However, you are able to give them additional training if a specific role is required.