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Volunteer Opportunities for Students

Each year, the NIBS Worldwide Case Competition brings together 16 teams representing internationally-oriented business schools from all corners of the globe. It also attracts sponsors and judges from leading business, non-profit, and public sector organizations. Volunteering for this world-class event is an opportunity to build your résumé and expand your horizons, all while enjoying a remarkable life experience.

Volunteers are welcome to attend most competition events, providing a fantastic opportunity to network with sponsors and judges from organizations looking to hire top students. Volunteering for NIBS 2022 provides you with tangible benefits you won’t find anywhere else:

  1. Interested in case competitions but not sure what to expect? Volunteering at NIBS gives you front-line experience at a major international competition that can help you decide if competing is right for you.
  2. NIBS attracts over 80 students and faculty representing top business schools from all corners of the globe.  You’ll get an international experience right here at UNI, and have an opportunity to form lasting friendships that could take you around the world.
  3. Need experience managing and organizing complex projects?  There’s no better way to learn than on-the-job training.  Volunteering for NIBS will prepare you for senior student roles within the school and for your career after graduation.

Interested students will be considered for the following roles:

Event Logistics Set up / tear down spaces for events: Move furniture, set up banners, manage registration, assist with A/V and other on-site duties as required.
Lounge Monitor Maintain judges’ and coaches’ lounges. Act as host to judges and coaches and provide assistance when needed.
Prep Room Monitor Bring lunch to teams, handle team requests, prepare room for team arrival and clean up after team departs.
Presentation Room Monitor Prepare presentation room, upload presentations, provide water for judges, and resolve issues that arise during the case presentations.
Timekeeper Keep time and ensure rules are observed during case presentations.

Expressions of interest can be submitted via email to the NIBS Organizing Committee at

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