Volunteering at EBLIP8


Thank you to all those who expressed interest in being a student volunteer. Applications have now closed.

Are you a current library and information science student? Are you interested in being a student volunteer at EBLIP8?

The EBLIP8 Organising Committee is calling for applications from current library and information science students who are interested in participating as a student volunteer for the conference.

What does volunteering involve?

As a student volunteer you will be required to assist with the running of the conference. This may include working on the registration desk, aiding speakers and session chairs, directing and helping delegates, documenting the event using multimedia, photographing, recording short interviews, uploading content to interactive boards, liaising with venue staff, assisting with library tours and other activities as required.  You will also be provided with the opportunity to attend some seminar sessions.

Applicant Eligibility

Applicants for Student Volunteer positions at the EBLIP8 conference must be current library and information science students. Applicants need to submit three documents:

Selection Criteria

The successful applicants will be chosen based on how well their personal statement addresses the following selection criteria (maximum 4 A4 pages double line spacing):

  • Describe how your participation at the EBLIP8 conference will contribute to your future career as an information professional and to your personal development plan
  • Demonstrate how participation at the EBLIP8 conference can be applied to your current employment or future employment prospects
  • Illustrate professional presentation in your personal statement, i.e. correct spelling and grammar, etc.
  • Experience in event management is desirable (for example, have you organised or helped organised a wedding, school fete, scout camp, etc.?)

Submitting your application

Completed submissions must be received by the 8th of May, 2015. Late entries will not be accepted. Please submit the completed nomination form and supporting documents in electronic form to eblip8@qut.edu.au.

Please Note: All travel, accommodation and other living expenses are the responsibility of the successful applicants.