Monday, October 16, 2023

WWW / Young Scientific Programme Committee – Call for application

SIWI is seeking committed young professionals to provide support to World Water Week’s Scientific Programme Committee.

Joining the Young Scientific Programme Committee (YSPC) is an opportunity for young professionals to expand their network and gain valuable experience. As part of the YSPC, you will be a vital part of the seminar team and coordinate the SIWI Seminar Series for World Water Week 2024.
How to apply

Young professionals from all sectors all encouraged to apply to one of the nine seminars or to work with the Chair. Please note that YSPC applicants must agree to provide minimum inputs in the order of 20 days from 15 January to 30 September 2024 (excluding a two-day mandatory SPC/co-convenor digital workshop in March/April and World Water Week in August).  All applicants must be able to allocate this time to the committee. 

To apply, please fill out the application and include the following documents:
  • Your CV (including your date of birth),
  • Motivation letter (maximum 1 page) indicating your seminar(s) of interest,
  • Letter of recommendation
If you have any additional questions about the application process, please email Viktoria Frühling at [email protected]

Submissions for applications are open from 2 October – 16 November 2023. Applications must be submitted before the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The YSPC members are appointed in January by SIWI and the SPC after all the applications have been reviewed.

When appointing the YSPC members, SIWI emphasizes the importance that they shall reflect, if possible, the diversity and balance of World Water Week in terms of:   Geography: Europe, N. America, Latin America, Africa, Asia.
Backgrounds: academic/practitioner, public/private, local/global, business/civil society.
Disciplines: natural sciences, sociology, political science, economics, law etc.