IBR Board Recruitment


IBR Executive Board 2024/2025 Application

The application for the IBR Board is open. Feel free to contact r.smit@ibrgroningen.nl with all questions regarding the Board application procedure. 

Read the information carefully and apply for this unique experience!


SIGN UP VIA THIS LINK  https://forms.gle/tWSc7a5noUWJuqKP9

APPLICATION DEADLINE- 9th of February 12:00

If you want to join the IBR Board, you:

  • Must be either a student at the Faculty of Economics and Business or a student Industrial Engineering and Management; Bachelor, Pre-Master or Master
    • English language skills are required
  • Must possess a minimum of 90 ECTS by the end of September
  • Have to be in available part-time from March onwards and full-time from September onwards. 

To apply, you will have to...

1) Digitally hand in the following documents (written in English) by sending them to r.smit@ibrgroningen.nl

2) Print your documents twice and hand them in at the IBR Office.

  • An application letter in which you explain your motivation to apply for the IBR Board + your two preferred board positions.
  • Your curriculum vitae (including student number)
  • Appendix with:
    • Your availability
    • Your planning for the coming year (e.g. holidays, study, semester abroad, internships).
    • A certified academic transcript (through the Student Support Desk or here).


In the last weeks of February and in March the selection procedure will take place, which is spread over four weeks and will consist of the following three parts: making a case, an interview about the case and a personal interview. At the end of March we will announce the new IBR 2024 Executive Board!

First round: 

  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • ECTS

Second round:

  • Research case (2hrs) 
    • Preparation:
      • How to write a research proposal
  • Interview about the case
  • Personal application interview

For questions or a cup of coffee, please send an e-mail to r.smit@ibrgroningen.nl