7th BSC SO Doctoral Symposium

Date: 05/May/2020 Time: 09:00



Target group: PhD students as well as early stages PostDoc researchers and late stages MSc students in the BSC areas of research and complementing areas.

Cost: The Symposium is free of charge.

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Student Volunteering

Volunteer students from each department are invited to be part of the Doctoral Symposium organisation.

Student volunteers play a key role in ensuring the success of the Doctoral Symposium. They are the people that help everyone from registration to local support. Being a student volunteer is an excellent opportunity to meet, interact and network with leading academic researchers, gain experience in the organisation of events and demonstrate their commitment with the SO Doctoral Symposium at BSC.


  • Receive an Organiser's Certificate as Volunteer Student.
  • Experience with outreach educational activities (relevant when applying for scolarships).
  • Learning how a meeting is put together from behind-the-scenes.
  • Reserved seat in the tutorials.
  • Networking opportunities with international scientists/scholars.
  • Coffee breaks and lunches are included.


  • Availability to attend 2 group meetings before the symposium and complete the assigned tasks (approximately 6h flexibly distributed)
  • Approximately 1 day of work in total during the week of the conference. The work will be distributed among the volunteers.
  • Technical assistance to speakers (if requested) and support documenting and taking pictures of the event.
  • Help conference speakers and participants be where they need to be.
  • Help at the registration desk.


  • Enrollment as a Ph.D., Masters, or undergraduate student at the time of the conference.
  • A good level of English

How to apply:

If you are a student and would like to apply and join the volunteers team please fill in the form.

The volunteering aplication deadline for 2020 Symposium is March, 27th.