Are you interested in international relations? Do you want to enhance your public speaking, lobbying and negotiating skills and test yourself in the world’s most prestigious MUN conferences? Are you looking forward to a year of intense training, together with 16 other highly motivated and ambitious students? Then UUMUN might be something for you! Apply for a Board or Member position and become part of the next Delegation!
We accept Applications for 2021- 2022!
As a delegate of UUMUN, you will actively focus on developing public speaking, lobbying, negotiating and writing skills. With your entire delegation you will train these skills every week on Wednesday evening and Saturday morning. You will receive these trainings not just from your own delegation but also from UUMUN alumni and UUMUN’s partners. The goal of these trainings is, of course, accomplishing a good result on the MUN-conferences in Oxford (in October) and Harvard (in February).
As part of UUMUN’s delegation, you either fulfil a board or a member position. A board position demands approximately 25 to 30 hours per week. As a member you will roughly spend 16 to 20 hours on UUMUN every week. This may, however, vary per month. In the run up to the conferences (in October and February) it will be significantly busier than throughout the rest of the year. Are you interested in UUMUN? Please feel free to take part in an open training, our information nights or events. Also, feel free to reach out to one of our current board members for more information!
A BOARD POSITION
The Board of UUMUN consists of a President, a Secretary/ Treasurer, a Head of Public Affairs, a Head of Corporate Relations and a Head Content. If you apply for a board function, you will be asked to submit an application form and your CV, on the basis of which you might be invited for an interview. This interview will take place during the week right after the board applications close. During this interview, all aspects of your application form will be discussed. In addition, an assessment will take place, during which you will have to argue about a case study. You will be given time to prepare this case before the interview takes place. If you happen to have not been chosen as a board member, your application might (upon your own approval) be transformed into a member application. It is up to the freshly elected board (that has just been chosen by UUMUN’s former board) to select the new UUMUN members. To see a preview of the Board application form click here! The applications are open as of Thursday the 18th of March and close Sunday the 25th of April (23:59). To start with your Board application click on the botton below! Make sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates!
A MEMBER POSITION
Members are chosen by the newly elected board members. This selection procedure is comprised of three steps. In step one, the most promising applications will be selected (on the basis of both a submitted CV and application form) by the freshly elected board. If you have been selected, you will be invited for the second step: a selection day, during which you will be able to show your debating, public speaking and negotiating skills during a ‘mini MUN’. This day ends with drinks, allowing you to meet UUMUN’s new (and former) board members. Based on what they have seen of you so far, the freshly elected board decides whether to invite you for the third step in the selection procedure. This final step comprises of an interview with the new board about your motivation and personal traits. On the basis of the work you’ve sent, the assessment of your MUN skills and the interview, the (new) board will select the new delegation members. Of course, these steps can be subjected to change in the scenario that the Covid restrictions are still at hand. In that case the steps will be converted virtually, the same as last year. Either way, make sure that you are available as much as possible during the two weeks after the Member application deadline ends, since during this period steps two and three will take place. The twelve freshly selected members will be divided amongst one of the three teams within UUMUN: team Content, team Public Affairs or Team Corporate Relations. From the moment that you have been selected you will be engaged in UUMUN activities on a weekly basis. At the beginning of the UUMUN year you will be asked to sign an Agreement of Participation. To see a preview of the Member application form click here! The applications are open as of Thursday the 18th of March and close Sunday the 2nd of May (23:59). To start with your Member application click on the botton below! Make sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates!