Join our Team
There is a place for everyone on the LSE German Society committee, whether you are a Bachelor, Master or Phd Student.
Not only will you meet great people, but also engage with stimulating material throughout the year. Amongst others, you will help organise the German Symposium, the Oktoberfest and other events and endeavours.
THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The Executive Committee is elected, prior to the start of the academic year. Positions are typically taken up by students that have had experience with running the LSE German Society. The Executive Committee works throughout the summer to structure the society for the incoming academic year and to ensure that matters run smoothly, come September.
The Management Committee
The Management Committee supports the Executive Committee in running the Society. The Heads of Logistics, Marketing & PR, Scholarship and Events chair their own sub-committees with 5 officers. For more information about their roles see the division section below.
The Head of Logistics chairs the Logistics Division of the Society. Apply below for this position.
The Head of External Affairs chairs the External Affairs Division which manages the Society’s outreach and press relations. Apply below for this position.
The Head of Scholarship manages the Scholars of the Symposium programme. Apply below for this position.
The Head of Events chairs the Events Division of the Society which is responsible for delivering the social and cultural events. Apply below for this position.
The Head of Sponsorship works together with the Treasurer to maintain and extend the Society’s corporate relations. If you are interested in interacting with sponsors and donors, apply for this position below.
The Head of International Outreach is responsible for the Society’s outreach beyond Germany and the UK. The position has been filled.
Each division has its own point of focus. However we always work closely together and support one another. Each Division has one Head and several Officers. All divisions meet jointly once a week to discuss recent developments in the Society.
The Logistics Division provides logistical support for all events, particularly the German Symposium. The Logistics Division works closely with the Executive and Management Committee to orchestarte the LSE German Symposium from speaker transfers to event stewards. Apply below to become an officer in the Logistics Division. Apply below to become an officer in the Logistics Division.
The External Affairs Division manages the Society’s marketing strategy for internal and external events. Moreover, the division is responsible for the Society’s relations with the press. In previous years, the Symposium has beeen featurd in leading publications and broadcasting. Apply below to become an officer in the External Affairs Division.
Scholars of the Symposium (SOTS) programme is a unique feature of the Society. Every year, we welcome over 60 Scholars from German-speaking countries to the LSE German Symposium. The SOTS Division is responsible from managing the programme from applications and scholarship selection to the Scholars’ activities during their stay at LSE. Apply below to become an officer in the SOTS Division.
The Events Division of the Society is responsible for delivering the social and cultural events including such as the monthly Stammtisch but also informal events for speakers and attendees of the German Symposium. Apply below for this position. Apply below to become an officer in the Events Division.