Join the 27th board of AEclipse
Be the future of the association!
Who we are
Our goal is to offer great value to students and partners alike through our events and our network. We work to build a strong community of like-minded people and facilitate the student journey during their studies and further. Becoming a board member is an opportunity to have an impact on students' experiences while growing personally and developing valuable social and professional skills.
Why join the AEclipse board
Be part of a board of 7 members
The positions are all part-time - which means that you can continue your studies besides it!
Coordinate a committee of active members
Organize academic, professional or social events
Meet new people and build a community
Take on responsibility in your role
GROW YOUR NETWORK
Meet a lot of people from many different backgrounds, get in touch with interesting companies and university representatives, and practice your networking skills
IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS
As a board member, you will face responsibilities and challenges you are not used to. This will allow you do develop management skills that will help you thrive in the future!
WRITE YOUR OWN AECLIPSE STORY
With great responsibility also comes great freedom to engage in projects you're interested in and focus on what you want to develop
CREATE YOUR COMMUNITY
Above all, being part of the board is fun! Take part in social events, meet the active members and get close to your board. Make friends and enjoy all the pro's of a board year!
Our Board Positions
As President of the Board, you will be responsible for leading the board and the association as a whole. This includes coordinating board activities and meetings, representing the association, and developing a long-term strategy for AEclipse. You also support other board members where needed and ensure that positive group dynamics are facilitated among all committees. As the face of the association, the President represents AEclipse to outside partners, AElumni, other associations and the university. The AEclipse president is also directly in charge of the City Trip committee, which organizes a 5 day trip to a city of your choice. You will practice leadership skills, build a network of driven students and learn how to interact with stakeholders of any kind.
Current President: Tobi
Vice President & Secretary
As Vice President and Secretary you will be mainly responsible for the marketing of the association as well as for its administration. This includes designing marketing materials for events, managing AEclipse's social media channels and keeping the website up to date. Hence, you will come up with and implement the marketing strategy, think of the best ways to market upcoming events, and coordinate the marketing committee. In addition, you are the first contact point for students and oversee AEclipse's communication channels. You will also be handling membership administration and other administrative matters. In the role as Vice President, you will also assist the president in his or her tasks when needed.
Current Vice President and Secretary: Theresa
As treasurer, you will manage all the money of the association and ensure that AEclipse is in a stable financial position. At the beginning of the year, you will create a budget according to all the plans of your fellow board members - this means aligning the expected income with the expected expenses of the events. Besides that, you are also the supervisor of the Erasmus Thesis Project (ETP) committee where AEclipse helps bachelor-3 students with their thesis through lectures and workshops. Moreover, a monetary prize is awarded to the three best theses during the final ceremony of ETP.
Current Treasurer: Tamarah
Commissioner of External Affairs
The Commissioner of External Affairs is responsible for setting up collaborations and organising events with external parties. For example, you get into contact with economic consultancy companies and organisations like Dutch ministries. You organise workshops, company presentations, beer tastings or networking events. The Commissioner of External Affairs is tasked with communication with these companies and takes care of AEclipse's sponsorships. You will also be coordinating the External Committee, which will second you in the organisation of the Economist Week and all other professional events AEclipse hosts!
Current Commissioner of External Affairs: Femme
Commissioner of Academic Affairs
The Commissioner of Academic Affairs is responsible for all of AEclipse's academic events. These events range from arranging large flagship events such as the prestigious National Economics Olympiad or leading career skill courses in the Erasmus School of Economics to coordinating smaller guest lectures and discussion sessions. These are accompanied by leading the academic committee, which assists in the planning and running of all these events.
Current Commissioner of Internal Affairs: Jonah
Commissioner of Development Economics
The Commissioner of Development Economics coordinates AEclipe's flagship event, the International Research Project. Within the International Research Project, a team of highly motivated and talented master students conducts research into a relevant topic for a developing economy, commissioned by a partner such as a local NGO. The project usually culminates with a trip to the country the research is about. Hence, the Commissioner of Development Economics coordinates the International Research Project Committee and the team of student consultants and is tasked with making sure the desk research and the trip run smoothly.
Current Commissioner of Development Economics: Rita
Commissioner of Social Affairs
The position of the Commissioner of Social Affairs is an exciting addition to the AEclipse board.
In this role, you will be organizing all social events for AEclipse members and all of our master students. That includes regular block drinks, internal bonding events and the AEclipse sports association.
Together with your committee, you will also get to plan the yearly city trip to a city of your choice. The purpose of the new position is to further strengthen the relationship to our students, help them to build strong bonds among each other and create a community for all active AEclipse members.
Current Commissioner of Internal Affairs: Jonah
Do you have any questions?
Book a board chat! Board chats are informal chats with one current board member so you can ask your questions or get to know a specific position. We can talk to you about what you can expect, what is expected of you and our experiences with this board year! If you are interested in a specific position, you can directly register for a chat with the corresponding board member. These (online) meetings come without any obligations. All the current board members are more than happy to talk with you and help you with your decision!