Become a Volunteer at  Bits & Pretzels

Bits & Pretzels 2018 had been an overwhelming success with unbelievable responses, and this could not have been possible without the involvement of our enthusiastic and passionate volunteers! With your assistance this year, we are going to make it an event to remember, an even bigger one. To guarantee the above statement, we need YOU!

As a volunteer, you will become a part of the Bits and Pretzels Founders Festival team that gives you the chance of experiencing the start-up environment at first hand. Jump into the magical world of start-ups by getting inspired by keynote speakers and meeting magnetic individuals but most importantly having fun in the process.

You will make a valuable contribution to the festival while also making worthy contacts with like-minded individuals and various industry leaders of either today or tomorrow.

You are a jovial, love communicating and have a hands-on mentality, also are you passionate about start-ups? Then you will be an ideal candidate.

Would you love to be a part of something great? Then what are you waiting for, signup today and you will receive more information in a short amount time.

What do volunteers do?

You get access to the festival by working approximately 16h spread over the three festival days. As well at the congress center as on the last day  at the “Oktoberfest”. Examples for the work you do are: Check-in guests, helping with questions or translations and support the Bits & Pretzels Team.

Application is now closed.

Please note: you must be 18 years old and enrolled as a full time student. Application Deadline: August 31st, 2019
Who is allowed to apply?

Applicants must be at least 18 years old (on or before 29th September 2019), enrolled at a university, and have very good English language skills.

We in general are looking for volunteers, who are reliable, friendly, love to talk with people, and have a hands on mentality.

Until when do I have to apply?

To inform our applicants as early as possible if their application is accepted we have certain deadlines that must be complied. This ensures that every volunteer has the possibility to take care of his or her accommodation early enough.

There might be a second application period depending on the number of applications in the first run, but we strictly recommend to apply as early as possible.

Application Deadline: August 31st, 2019 (application must be completed by 8 pm)

We will select the participants ongoing. Apply early to know first.

Which areas of responsibility exist?

Areas of responsibility are registration, supervision of different stages and rooms, support of VIP area, information service, access control, live stream support, technique (cable, camera,etc.) and even more.

How long are the working hours? Do I need to work the full three days?

The working area will not exceed 16 hours over the period of three days. In the free time, volunteers can go to keynote speeches and get to know inspiring people.

Whom do I contact for further questions?

Please contact volunteers@bitsandpretzels.com for further queries.