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ICFP 2020
Thu 20 - Fri 28 August 2020

Sign up to be a Student Volunteer and help us make ICFP 2020 a unique experience for all attendants!

ICFP is pleased to offer a number of opportunities for student volunteers, who are vital to the efficient operation and continued success of the conference each year. The student volunteer program is a chance for students from around the world to participate in the conferences whilst assisting us in preparing and running the event.

Update on Student Volunteering in relation to COVID-19

Even though the conference will be held online, we will still need student volunteers to help with the conference organization. In exchange for a fixed number of work hours (usually from 10 to 15) helping with the conference organization, you will be able to closely interact with researchers, mentors, and other students at ICFP 2020. You will also be able to boast that you volunteered in the first ever virtual ICFP!


Applicants can be undergraduate, Master’s, Ph.D. full- or part-time students, of computer science or related fields.


Applicants must be available for at least four (4) full days between the 22nd and 28th of August, and will be expected to provide up to 15 hours of volunteering work in that time.

About Volunteering

The skills, talents and dedication of the Student Volunteers contribute to the overall quality of the Conference. The Student Volunteer role this year will mainly involve preparing for the conference by helping manage videos from participants, and managing Slack channels as well as the other various social media.

You can send questions about student volunteering to icfp20-sv@googlegroups.com.

Call for Participation: Student Volunteers

To be considered as a Student Volunteer, fill out the application form.

The applications and acceptations will be done in two phases:

  • 1st deadline for application: June 21st, 2020.

  • 2nd deadline for application: July 19th, 2020.

Acceptance Notification

All applications received by the deadline will be reviewed and volunteers selected will be notified by:

  • 1st notification: June 23rd, 2020.

  • 2nd notification: July 21st, 2020.

Priority will be given to the 1st round applications. Applications received later may be considered depending on need, but will not be given priority.

If your application is not accepted in the first round, it will automatically be included in the 2nd round.