Velocity consist of many teams which form the larger student committee. Different teams have different roles and play different parts in making Velocity an innovative Organisation. If you’re keen on joining Velocity in 2020, You can find out a bit more about what each of the teams in Velocity do below: (the deadline for applications is Friday October 25!! Please apply before then so you don’t miss out!)
The marketing team manages Velocity’s website, monthly newsletters, social media and includes design. This team is great for enthusiastic people who like to get stuff done!
The sponsorship team liaises with Velocity’s sponsors, including making contacts in large firms, and developing relationships. The sponsorship team is a brilliant opportunity if you are a peoples person.
The alumni team engages with the Velocity community who have since left university and ensures that we stay in touch. This team is suitable for people who can build relationships and loves success.
The MPI/YES team (or sometimes called the social team) is in charge of two parts that are supplementary to the core Velocity programme, one being building and maintaining a relationship with the Young Enterprise Scheme which is a high school student Entrepreneurship programme. The other key function of the team is to engage Maori and Pacific students into the Velocity challenges. This team is perfect for the social type.
The Challenges team executes Velocity’s innovation challenge, and 100K challenge. This an important role that requires strong organisational skills, and a drive to execute. This team is for people driven by challenge!
The education organises Velocity’s innovation seminars, I2B and other developmental opportunities. The education team suits people who enjoy teamwork, learning and teaching!
The events team pulls off our four major events each year. They have a massive budget and are always creative with what to do with it. This team is perfect for someone who has an eye for detail and is organized.
The research team is responsible Velocity’s engagement with postgraduate students. This team is great for post grad students!