Hey there!

Are you a motivated student looking for a great opportunity? AFD Utrecht is recruiting for the board of 2022-2023!

The AFD team is looking for their successors! Do you believe you can do more than you are currently doing today? Are you striving to have social impact in the world? Are you interested in joining an exciting family, full of motivated people who want to take life to the next level? And, are you interested in doing a part-time board year or fill a committee position? Then Academics for Development Utrecht is definitely looking for you!


But what is AFD?

Academics for Development (AFD) is an international organisation inspired by social entrepreneurship.  Our organisation is built on two pillars: Projects and Events. Through organizing these pillars we strive to give students the opportunity for (hands on and multidisciplinary) entrepreneurial experience and the ability to make a meaningful social impact in local communities and the world at large. We want to give students the ambition to take initiative to make a difference for society.

To enable us to realize these pillars we are looking for you as new board member! How about using and boosting your academic skills in the next year? You can put your education into practice while obtaining a lot of valuable know-how and expertise. A board year with AFD gives you the opportunity to develop yourself both personally and professionally while also having loads of fun!

Does this all intrigue you?

Then feel free to join us at our information evenings or drinks to learn more about us! On the information evenings, we will inform you of all the possibilities, the different functions and how you can apply, and you can meet the current team so you can ask all your questions! The drinks are a casual get-together for you to meet the current team! You can find the exact date and time for these events on our event page!

You can find all the information on our different functions and the application procedure below! Are you interested in a specific function or do you have more questions don’t hesitate to send an email to utr@afdimpact.org!

How to Apply?

Are you ready to step out of your comfort zone and become part of our AFD success story? Then we would be thrilled to receive your application! Here’s what the application procedure looks like:

Send an email to utr@afdimpact.org with a short motivation and your resume.

Based on your application we will invite you for an informal interview. In this interview, we will look for your competencies, experience, and – most importantly – your motivation.


Application deadline on the 9th of October, 23:59

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