Education

Formula Student volunteer

United Kingdom

Would you like to play a crucial role in helping us drive and deliver Europe's most established and popular educational motorsport competition?

Formula Student volunteering

Would you like to join more than 250 passionate volunteers, who help us put on a student engineering challenge that inspires and develops more than 3,000 enthusiastic and talented students from all over the world every year?
If your answer is yes, then you should consider becoming a Formula Student volunteer.

About you

You will need to:

  • Be happy to work with small diverse group of others with similar aims
  • Be able to ask questions and be questioned by students
  • Have a basic understanding of the student competition
  • Specialist knowledge of Formula Student or relevant technology is vital for certain roles

Meet Formula Student volunteers

  • Michael and Suzanne Royce

    Michael and Suzanne have officiated at over 70 FSAE, Formula Student and Formula Hybrid competitions in the UK, USA, Italy and Australia.   

Apply today

Applications for volunteers and judges are open until 28 February 2017. Simply complete the short questionnaire and let us know your availability and we will be in touch shortly after the closing date.

Visit the survey page to submit your application.

What you will do

We have a wide variety of roles available and each one requires different skills and experience. Volunteers can help with:

How you will benefit

You will have an opportunity to:

  • Give back to the engineering community and help develop the next generation of professional engineers
  • Meet with like-minded engineers

Formula Student is the best educational engineering challenge. Assessment of the car at the competition enables them to fully understand the strengths and weaknesses of their creation. This is excellent preparation for working in the industry.

Andrew Deakin - Chairman
"Formula Student is the best educational engineering challenge. Assessment of the car at the competition enables them to fully understand the strengths and weaknesses of their creation. This is excellent preparation for working in the industry."

Andrew Deakin Chairman, Formula Student

How much time it will take

The Formula Student final takes place over four days (Thursday-Sunday) each July. Formula Student 2017 will take place on 20-23 July 2017 and applications for volunteering will be open until 28 February 2017.

Get in touch

Contact the Formula Student team if you have a question or if you would like to receive the emails for Formula Student judges and volunteers.

Related volunteering opportunities

Ask a question or apply

Applications for volunteering at FS2017 will open in January 2017.  In the mean time, should you have any questions, please email formulastudent@imeche.org.

More information

Visit Formula Student to learn more.