IPID is looking for committee members, due Sept 29

Are you looking for a way to get involved with IPID? We are accepting applications for several committee positions, which are described below. Any questions can be directed to ipid@umn.edu and applications are due to ipid@umn.edu by Tuesday, September 29 by 5:00 pm. Application instructions are below.
IPID Fall 2015 Committee Descriptions
Finance Committee (1 member)- Chair: Camilo Penuela
  • Help maintain IPID general ledger and monitor financial transactions for the organization
  • Prepare application and materials for the Student Services Funding Application


Expected time commitment: 1-2 h/week *
This position is very useful for persons who want to acquire more knowledge on the process of building budgets for student groups at the University.
* Workload may increase to 2-4 h/week for selected weeks at the end of the current year and beginning of 2016.

Programming Committee (2 members)- Chair: Maria Victoria (Mavic) Punay
  • Plan and organize activities, lectures, talks, and general assemblies
  • Help bring in innovative ideas to carry out more effective development-focused activities within the University
Expected time commitment: 1-2 hours per week (possibly more during the week of an event)
This position is useful for those who wish to gain program/event management experience and enrich their familiarity in development work through networking (lecturers, fellow students, etc.).

Communications Committee (1-2 members)- Chair: Felipe Barroso
  • Design a communications strategy to increase the organization’s outreach across the University of Minnesota
  • Help create a process for video recording events and establish a platform for the recordings
  • Support Communications Chair in maintaining IPID’s media outlets up to date
  • Perform outreach to different schools, departments, student groups, and community organizations and institutions  that are interested in a facet of international development to collaborate on programming, events, and marketing
Expected time commitment: 1-2 h/week *
* Workload may slightly increase during event weeks.

To apply for a position, please send the following information to ipid@umn.edu:
  • Position you are applying for in the subject line of the e-mail
  • Your name and a short introduction
  • Interests or experience in international development
  • Why you would be a good fit for the committee role
All applications are due Tuesday, September 29 by 5:00pm.


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