ECOOP and ISSTA
Mon 16 - Sat 21 July 2018 Amsterdam, Netherlands

The ECOOP/ISSTA 2018 program for student volunteers gives full- or part-time university students from around the world the opportunity to attend and contribute to premier international conference covering all areas of object technology and related software development technologies. As an ECOOP/ISSTA 2018 Student Volunteer, you will interact closely with researchers, academics, and practitioners from various disciplines and meet other students from around the world.

Both ECOOP and ISSTA are pleased to offer a number of opportunities for student volunteers, who are vital to the efficient operation and continued success of the conference each year. The student volunteer program is a chance for students from around the world to participate in the conferences whilst assisting us in preparing and running the event.

Job assignments for student volunteers include assisting with technical sessions, workshops, tutorials and panels, checking badges at doors, operating the information desk, helping with traffic flow, and general assistance to keep the conferences running smoothly.

In return, volunteers are granted free registration to the conferences and free access to plenary sessions, tutorials, workshops, and demos.

Call for Student Volunteers

Eligibility

Applicants can be undergraduate, Master’s, or Ph.D. full- or part-time students, of computer science or related fields.

Duration

Applicants must be available for at least five (5) full days between the 16th and 22nd of July, and will be expected to provide 15 hours of volunteering work in that time. Priority is given to students who are co-authors of papers at ECOOP/ISSTA or any co-located workshop, presenting at the doctoral symposium, etc.

Compensation

  • A complimentary conference registration, offering access to all open sessions (i.e., parallel paper presentations, demonstrations, and workshops) and conference proceedings.
  • Free lunches and refreshments during breaks.
  • Student volunteer garments.

Please note that ECOOP/ISSTA 2018 student volunteers are responsible for their own travel arrangements and accommodation in Amsterdam. However, students may apply for additional funding from the NSF and SIGSOFT when eligible.

About Volunteering

The skills, talents, and dedication of the student volunteers contribute to the overall quality of the conference. The Student Volunteer role involves a range of duties, including, but not limited to:

  • Providing assistance to the conference management and secretariat staff.
  • Helping and directing other conference participants.
  • Contributing to the overall smooth running of the conference functions and social events. This includes assisting during presentations and poster sessions as well as operating the information and registration desks.

Qualifications

A Student Volunteer should:

  • Be enthusiastic and highly motivated, with strong interpersonal skills,
  • Be fluent in English, which is the language of the conference,
  • Be reliable, punctual, and organized,
  • Be a self-starter.

How to Apply

To be considered as a Student Volunteer, please fill out the application form.

  • The application deadline is April 15, 2018 (notification: April 29).
  • The second deadline is June 18, 2018 (notification: June 25).

Priority will be given to applications submitted by the first deadline. A limited number of applications received after the second deadline may be considered depending on need.

Enquiries

If you have any questions, please email us at ecoop-issta-students18@googlegroups.com.

We look forward to receiving your application and seeing you this summer in Amsterdam!