Student Volunteers

Student Volunteers

Experience IMS as an insider and get complimentary registration when you help out as a student volunteer!

The International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the most prestigious conference in the field of RF and microwave engineering. Each year, this event attracts thousands of people from all over the world. Although the prestige of IMS is based on a consistently excellent technical program and many networking opportunities, the overall success of each conference is due to the combined effort of many volunteers. We look forward to your help!

Eligibility requirements:

To be eligible as a student volunteer, you must:

  • Be enrolled as a full‐time or part‐time undergraduate or graduate student
  • Be friendly, cordial, punctual, and willing to serve
  • Complete the volunteer application by 12 April 2023
  • Attend one of three volunteer training sessions (dates/times listed below)
  • Work a minimum of two full days (or four half days)


Student volunteers receive numerous benefits, including:

  • Complimentary IMS conference registration (details will be sent to volunteers by email)
  • Complimentary IMS2022 Student Volunteer t-shirt
  • Food and beverages will be provided during hours of volunteer service  including breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Invitation to the Student Awards Luncheon on Thursday
  • Explore exhibits and have the opportunity to interact with people from around the world
  • Transportation and lodging are NOT included

Overview of Duties:

Student volunteers will be asked to:

  • Provide assistance for technical workshops, forums, panels, competitions, or interactive sessions
  • Assist with check‐in to technical lectures, workshops, technical sessions and social events
  • Greet and help conference attendees



Click here to apply to be a student volunteer 
Register early for priority volunteer times. Space is limited.

Important Events to Keep in Mind:

Saturday, 10 June 2023 Student volunteer training session, 14:30-17:00
Sunday, 11 June 2023 Student volunteer training session 14:30-17:00,
RFIC Plenary Session, Industry Showcase, and Reception
Monday, 12 June 2023 Student volunteer training session 14:30-17:00, IMS Plenary Session and Welcome Reception
Tuesday, 13 June 2023 Young Professionals Panel and Networking Social
Wednesday, 14 June 2023 Industry-Hosted Reception, Awards Banquet, Women in Microwaves Networking Event
Thursday, 15 June 2023 MTT-S Student Awards Luncheon
Friday, 16 June 2023 90th ARFTG Conference