Student Volunteers

RE 2012 is an excellent opportunity for students to meet and talk with leading academic, industrial researchers and practitioners in the area of requirements engineering. Being a student volunteer is also an excellent way of meeting other students from all over the world and to offset some of the costs of the conference. Our student volunteers are critical in ensuring that the conference runs smoothly and RE12 would not be possible without their enthusiastic contribution each year.


  • Complimentary registration to the main conference.
  • Free admission to tutorials (space permitting).
  • Tickets to meals and receptions organized by the conference.
  • Free RE 2012 T-shirt, and other benefits

Requirements and Responsibilities:

Student volunteers must be enrolled in a Ph.D., Masters, or full-time undergraduate program at the time of the conference. They have to be fluent in English.

Student volunteers are expected to be present during the entire week of September 24th-28th, 2012 and to work about 15-24 hours during this week.

Student volunteers typically assist with sessions, panels and posters, Help at the registration desk and checking badges for entry to events, help with traffic flow, and provide general assistance to keep the conference running smoothly.

Some student volunteers will also be needed the day before the conference starts for preparation work (Sunday, September 23th).


To apply for a student volunteer position, you must submit the following by July 18th 2012:

A completed volunteer application form with an attached Curriculum Vitae (CV).

A letter of recommendation from your academic advisor must be sent via e-mail to the Student Volunteers Chair at by submission deadline. This letter should cover your organizational ability, English proficiency, and willingness to help others. Please note, this letter MUST originate from the e-mail you indicated for your advisor on your application form.

Important Dates:

  • Submission Due Date: July 18th, 2012
  • Notification Date: TBD

For additional information, clarification, or answers to questions please contact the Student Volunteers Chair, Mehdi Mirakhorli, at