Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Call for Student Volunteers : FOSS4G-NA 2013

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Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial North America is calling for Student Volunteers to encourage student participation at FOSS4G-NA Conference 2013 at Marriott City Center, Minneapolis, MN May 22–24, 2013.

Apply by April 1, 2013 to select on random drawing.

As a volunteer, students will be able to participate in all of the conference activities such as  staffing the registration desk or being a room monitor for a session. You will get a complimentary registration to the conference, but you will still need to get yourself to Minneapolis and find lodging.

Applicants need to be a currently registered, full-time student at a college or university in North America. Volunteers may be asked to confirm their student status.To ensure volunteer opportunities are spread across institutions, only one person from each college or university will be selected until all institutions are represented by one student. For institutions with multiple campuses, each campus will be allowed one student.

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Monday, February 11, 2013

Call for Student Volunteers : COM.Geo 2013

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COM.Geo 2013 is calling for student volunteers for the 4th international Conference on Computing for Geospatial research and Application at San Jose, CA from July 22-24, 2013. 
Desired Qualifications
Volunteers must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Students from all disciplines and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are looking for enthusiastic, intelligent, and reliable students. No special skills or experience are necessary for most volunteer positions; however, some familiarity with computing platforms, audio/visual equipment, or office equipment can be helpful.

Benefits and Duties
As a student volunteer for COM.Geo conference, you will receive:

FULL conference registration
COM.Geo logo T-shirt
Conference reception ticket(s)
Additional exclusive student-volunteer-only mentoring and professional development events

In return, student volunteers will be asked to work around 15 hours over the course of the conference. Typical student volunteer duties consist of working the registration desk, session support, and anything else that helps the conference runs smoothly. Note that each student volunteer will be responsible for all his/her own travel expenses.

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