Get involved

Work at the student union? The student union belongs to you, which means your involvement is priceless to us. You get some great experience, a whole lot of fun and a community with other dedicated students. There are several ways to get involved, and we’re always open to new ones.

Area Manager at Mälardalen Student Union

Duties
As area manager at the student union, you are responsible for your area and carry out the work decided by the student union council and the student union board.

Benefits
As an area manager, you will receive a fee that is paid monthly. It also includes wellness allowance, occupational health care via Previa and pension. You are also entitled to a VIP card for the student union’s nightclub activities. You will also get an increased network of contacts, new experiences and the possibility of references for your CV.

Posts
Ordförande
Vice ordförande
Studentinflytandeansvarig
Näringslivsansvarig
Kommunikationsansvarig
Restaurangansvarig
Eventansvarig Eskilstuna
Eventansvarig Västerås

Time period
You are the area manager and work full-time during an operating year, from July to June. You also have a two-week handover before you go on your mission.

Requirements
You need to be fluent in Swedish and English.
You need to be a member of the student union and have studied at Mälardalen University to be the area manager.

To apply
send your CV and personal letters to valnamnden@mdsu.se. You do not need to apply for a specific role, but it can be discussed with the election board when interviewing which role would suit you.

The Student Union Council is mälardalen’s student union’s highest decision-making body

Duties
The Council decides on the student union’s overall activities e.g. business plan and budget. In addition, they choose who will sit on the student union board and the election board. There are two Student Union council meetings per year where decisions on the organization are made together with members. As President, you also attend board meetings once a month. The Vice-President and Secretary are welcome to attend board meetings and are understudy when the President is unable to attend. The Union Council also ensures that the student union board complies with the organization’s steering documents.

Benefits
The assignment is non-profit and you who sit in the presidency are entitled an entrance card to the student union’s nightclub activities. You will also get an increased network of contacts, new experiences and the possibility of references for your CV.

Posts
There are three posts in the Presidency of the Student Union Council to apply for; secretary, vice-president and president.

Time period
You sit as a member during an operating year, from July to June.

Requirements
You need to be fluent in Swedish and English.
To be a member of the Student Union Council, you must be a member of the student union.

To apply
You apply to the student union council by e-mailing  valnamnden@mdsu.se In the email you will tell us which program you are studying and justify why you apply and how you can contribute to the organization. Also write a little about yourself.

Influence the union council

All members can also submit motions (proposals) to the student union council. These must be sent to the President no later than 21 days before the sitting. All members also have the right to attend meetings of the Student Union Council with the right of expression and claim.

Feel free to use the form here  if you want to write a motion.

The Student Union Board is the executive body of the Mälardalen Student Union

Duties
The Board ensures that decisions made during student union council meetings are implemented and they select suitable candidates for area managers at the student union. The Board meets once a month. It is also possible to sit on the disciplinary committee, student safety representative and faculty board. You will then be paid in fees of SEK 120/h for that work, just like a student representative.

Benefits
The assignment is non-profit but entitles you to an entrance card to the student union’s nightclub activities. You will also get an increased network of contacts, new experiences and the possibility of references for your CV.

Posts
There are five vacancies as a member (student representative) of the student union board to be appointed.

Time period
You sit as a member during an operating year, from July to June.

Requirements
You need to be fluent in Swedish and English.
To be on the board, you need to be a member of the student union.

To apply
You apply to the Student Union Board by e-mailing  valnamnden@mdsu.se In the email you will tell us which program you are studying and justify why you apply and how you can contribute to the student union board. Also write a little about yourself.

The Election Board is responsible for recruitment to the Mälardalen Student Union

Duties
As a member of the Election Board, you have the task of receiving all applications for the student union council, the student union board, a new election board and area managers. The Electoral Board conducts interviews with candidates for all posts and paid positions and then makes a recommendation to decision-making bodies.

Benefits
The assignment is non-profit and as a member of the election board you will gain experience that can later be applied in recruitment and marketing. You will also get an increased network of contacts, new experiences and the possibility of references for your CV.

Posts
You can apply to be a member of the Electoral Board.

Period
The term of office runs from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2022.
The work is mainly carried out during the spring when it is time to appoint the board, the council and paid employees, but there are also vacancies during the year and then it is the election board’s task to produce candidates for these.

Requirements
You need to be fluent in Swedish and English.
You need to be a member of the student union to sit on the election board.

To apply
send your CV and personal letters to  valnamnden@mdsu.se. We want your application by October 31. Interviews will take place on an ongoing basis.

Kåren in Västerås is the student unions restaurant. It is driven on volunteering and commission students. We are independent of volunteers to be able to keep the restaurant open during evenings, so that you and your friends can visit us.

There are different ways to get involved at Kåren. Within the café you can either work as café manager or as a café assistant. During evenings you can get involved as a volunteer (kårare), but there are also work where you get a monthly fee, like serving manager! Read more here about what the different engagements are about.

These positions are available now:

There are no positions available right now.

 

If you have any questions about the restaurant, you are always free to contact the restaurant manager.

Affect the quality of education at the university

Duties
As a student representative, you sit on councils and boards where decisions about your education are made. You then speak for the students in what is decided and have the opportunity to influence the improvement work of your programme, while at the same time gaining a greater insight into your own education.

Benefits
As a student representative, you will be paid SEK 120 per hour if you are a member of the Student Union. You also get new experiences and the opportunity for qualifications for your CV.

Posts
Student representative

Time period
You can be a student representative for as long as you want. You will be asked every semester if you want to continue.

Requirements
Be a student at Mälardalen University.

To apply
To become a student representative, fill out this form: Expression of interest, then the student influence manager will contact you.

Become part of the project team for Högvarv 2021!

Högvarv is the student union’s annual labour market fair, which aims to bring together students with employers. It offers jobs, thesis projects, trainee programs and internships from nearly a hundred companies.

In order to be able to carry out Högvarv, we depend on committed students and alumni. The fair will take place in February, but work is already beginning.

Project team

Right now we are looking for students and alumni who want to be part of this year’s project group for Högvarv 2021.

Read more about the assignments in the project team:

Become part of the project team for Högvarv 2021

Does that sound interesting?

Email your resume and cover letter to naringsliv@mdsu.se. We want your application by November 15th.

The student union communicates on several formats and reaches many people. Do you have a talent for text and design?

The union can offer assignments in text and design to those of you who wish to grow your portfolio, in both digital and print media. Your work will be published and printed in large numbers. If you are interested in contributing, get in touch with the student union’s communicator at info@mdsu.se

Available positions

Council
Student representatives

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If you have any creative ideas that are not listed to the left, please let us know! What should we work with? Send an email to info@mdsu.se or just use the contact form below.

 

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