To facilitate operation of the conference, a number of Interns will be appointed as Internship Leaders. Assigned to specific programs and events, Internship Leaders manage Interns in their areas and coordinate volunteer duties with SIGGRAPH Asia 2009 Committee members. This is an invaluable opportunity to share your experience and enhance Interns' performance.
Applicants for Internship Leader positions must meet all Interns criteria and must have demonstrated outstanding abilities as a Student Volunteer in at least one of the three most recent SIGGRAPH or SIGGRAPH Asia conferences (SIGGRAPH 2007, SIGGRAPH 2008, or SIGGRAPH Asia 2008). Internship Leaders must be organized, enthusiastic, and dedicated to helping the conference run smoothly for attendees. They must be able to take initiative and solve problems in this dynamic and self-motivated role. Internship Leaders must also be effective in managing large groups of people and performing under pressure. They are expected to volunteer at least 48 hours during the conference, not including orientation. ALL Internship Leaders must attend a half-day Internship Leader orientation session on Monday, 14 December 2009. They are also expected to be at the conference from Monday, 14 December 2009 through Sunday, 20 December 2009.
Internship Leader Application Process
Internship Leader applicants must first complete the standard Interns Application. Before they submit an application, Internship Leader applicants will complete one additional section containing questions related to personal skills and experience, and are required to write one additional personal statement of no more than 300 words, as described in the application.
Internship Leader Recognition
All Internship Leaders receive seven nights of accommodation (Monday, 13 December 2009 to Sunday, 20 December 2009). A minimum of two leaders of the same gender will share each hotel room. It may be necessary to place more than two per room, but every effort will be made to keep the number in each room to the minimum. Further information on housing will be provided upon an applicant's acceptance as a Internship Leader.
Internship Leaders will also receive additional conference materials beyond those offered to Interns.
All Internship Leaders are responsible for their own travel to and from Yokohama, as well as their own meals during their time at the conference. Some limited Travel Assistance Awards and meal vouchers are available, but they are not guaranteed.