STUDENT VOLUNTEERS at SIOP:
What You Need to Know
The SIOP Conference Committee is seeking up to 40 graduate students to help
out in New Orleans at the 2000 SIOP Conference. In exchange for 4 hours of
volunteer work at the conference, your conference fee will be refunded.
As a SIOP Conference Volunteer, you will help make the 2000 Conference a
success. Your work might include assisting at the Conference Registration area
or at the Job Placement Services area. Alternatively, you might find yourself
helping out by handling the last minute details that pop up during the
The openings will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To
volunteer, complete the General Conference Pre-Registration Form and mail it
with your Conference fees to the SIOP Administrative Office as soon as possible,
but no later than February 28, 2000. Attach a note to your completed
Pre-Registration Form, indicating that you would like to serve as a volunteer at
the Conference. We will contact you to let you know if we will need your
assistance. After the Conference, SIOP will refund volunteers' Conference fees
in the same manner in which they were submitted provided, of course, that the
volunteers completed the 4-hour requirement.
There will be a one-hour orientation on Thursday, April 13, 2000, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency. We encourage all volunteers to attend this
Contact Lee Hakel at (419) 353-0032 (or Lhakel@siop.bgsu.edu)
or Kevin Nilan at (651) 736-0436 (or firstname.lastname@example.org)
with your questions.
Keep in mind that one benefit of volunteering is that you will have a chance
to meet a number of professors, practitioners, and fellow graduate students, all
of whom can help you get better established within SIOP.
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