New OWL Committee

OWL Committee 2020 Recruitment

We are now looking for new OWL Committee members!
OWL stands for Orientation Week Leiden and is the introduction period for international students at the beginning of each semester


  • Dutch or international students (Bachelor or Master)
  • Have a flexible attitude
  • Are internationally oriented/have international experience
  • Thinking out of the box attitude and a hands on approach
  • Team player
  • Available for a year!

The committee…

  • Will consist of 6 members, preferably a balanced mix of nationality and gender and experiences
  • Uses the format of the previous Orientation Weeks, with plenty of room for  your own ideas and creativity
  • Will have a variety of tasks, this includes making a suitable programme (winter and summer) maintaining the website and other social media, sponsoring, Public Relations, recruitment, organisation and execution of the activities that will take place during the Orientation Weeks

What do you gain?

  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once
  • A fun and informative professional experience
  • Ability to work independently in a flexible environment
  • Experience Leiden University from a whole new perspective
  • Improve your organisational and collaboration skills by working in a dynamic team
  • A valuable addition to your résumé
  • Great boost to your social network
  • Financially: you get paid 6 committee months


  • From October ‘19 till September ‘20
  • Starting approximately 12 hours a week
  • Full time in January, July and August


Still thinking about it or want to know more about what it takes? You can send us a message on facebook/ instagram or email us at, or even come by the owl office at Plexus and ask all your questions in person!

If you want to see what it is like, you can also help us as super crew during this summer owl, so you can gain useful experience that might help you later on!

You can show your interest by filling in a short form (click the box below) : 

I'm interested!