This year we welcome hundreds of iGEM participants in Amsterdam for the iGEM Regional Jamboree Europe. The Jamboree will take place on September 30th to October 2th on the VU campus in Amsterdam. During this event, we rely on a team of hardworking volunteers to help us to ensure that every iGEM participant has an amazing experience.
If you're an student, interested in synthetic biology and would like to take a peek at what we're doing at iGEM, please contact We're currently looking for your helping hands.

Basic requirements for all our volunteers:

  • Good spoken English
  • Preferably available at all three days of the Jamboree (30 September – 2 October), with the understanding that these are long days
  • Available on the training session
  • Arrange own accommodation

What will you get in return?

  • Great experience in international events production
  • Free t-shirt
  • Free lunch and dinner on Saturday; and lunch on Sunday.
  • Exposure to senior and young scientists: the current and future European leaders in the field of Synthetic Biology

Main duties as volunteer

  • Videotape the team presentations
  • Help coordinate sessions
  • Answer questions and help the attendees

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