OWL Board Summer 2023

OWL Board 2023 

We are now looking for 2 additional OWL board 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 April-September 2023- July and August fulltime!

       The Board…

  • Now consists of 4 members and is looking to complete the board up to 5 or 6 members
  • Uses the format of the previous Orientation Weeks, with plenty of room for your own ideas and creativity
  • Will have a variety of tasks, which includes helping with developing a suitable SummerOWL programme.
  • Specifically needs a commissioner Participants and a commisioner Logistics to complete the team, and generally someone to support the many subs

    What do you gain?
  • A fun and unique professional experience
  • 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
  • A free membership to the USC for the duration of your board year.
  • Financially: you will receive a monthly allowance from the university


  • From April 1st ’23 till September 30th ‘23
  • Approximately 12 hours a week
  • Full time July and August


Send us an application letter with a short motivation (please no more than 1 page) and a CV with some relevant information (including name, age, nationality, study)

The deadline for applying is Monday the 8th of March. We will accept CV’s and cover letters up until this date. Interview will be held in the following week, we will contact you with the details asap. You can email your application to:


Kind regards,

On behalf of the OWL selection committee

Sandra van den Thoorn
Orientation Week Coordinator