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Call for Applications for 2022 World Congress Coordinators

By November 4, 2021No Comments

Deadline for Application Submissions: 22nd of November (23:59 CET)

The International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) – the largest international organisation representing students of political science and related disciplines worldwide – offers unique opportunities for students and junior researchers to grow professionally and personally in a global network. IAPSS is hereby launching a Call for four Coordinators tasked with the organisation and implementation of the 2022 Virtual World Congress. All of the Coordinators are expected to work together with the Head of the World Congress in the Programs Department.

IAPSS’ largest annual academic conference for students of political science and related disciplines, will take place in late April 2022 and will feature the theme Rethinking Political Science, Remaking Global Politics.

We are looking for candidates for the following positions: 

(1) Administration Coordinator (1 coordinator)

(2) Sponsorship and Grants Coordinator (2 coordinators)

(3) Speakers Coordinator (2 coordinators)

(4) Promotion Coordinator (2 coordinators)

(5) Panels Coordinator (2 coordinators)

Framework of the Positions

The positions are – as all other positions within IAPSS – voluntary and unpaid, and apply for the period from mid-December 2021 to 31st of May 2022. Costs and expenses related to the execution of the position (e.g. for travel, accommodation, public transport) are NOT covered by IAPSS.

IAPSS Membership

Occupying one of the positions implies that you are a member of IAPSS at the moment of your installment (mid-December 2021). IAPSS membership embraces a wide range of benefits and services and comes at a student-friendly rate of either 10 or 15 EUR p.a. depending on your country of origin. Discounted rates are available for two-year memberships.

Please send your CV, a letter of motivation (max. 1 page, referring to your experience, skills, interests, and plans related to the position of interest) to worldcongress@iapss.org no later than November 22nd

All applicants will be notified of whether they have proceeded to the interview round within 7 working days of the application deadline. 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a Zoom interview. The official installment will take place early December, but you will be integrated in the running work processes right after the acceptance of the position. Please do not hesitate to contact us in case of further questions or inquiries.