Student Assistant

Health Technology and Innovation Cluster (HTRIC) is a joint initiative of the University of Groningen and the UMCG, together with, among others, De Hanze University of Applied Sciences, NHL Stenden and the Life Cooperative. HTRIC connects research, health technology and clinical practice for more healthy years. We are looking for a student assistant.

Position information

Job title:

Student assistant for support in event organisation

Hours per week:


Employment start date (and end date)

October 2023


In accordance with student assistant contract

Job description

The Health Technology Research and Innovation Cluster (HTRIC) is looking for a motivated student assistant who can help us organise events throughout the year. The HTRIC team now consists of five part-time colleagues who share an office on campus.

Our goal is to connect researchers, businesses, and clinical practitioners in the field of health technology in pursuit of new innovations for more healthy years of life. To achieve this goal, we bring together people with different expertise throughout the year during our events. To make this a success, we need your help!

This entails tasks such as sending out invites, maintaining contact with the caterer and set up the event location (usually in our office building on campus).

As a student assistant for the HTRIC, you have to be available for 8 hours a week. Ideally able to work at least a few hours on Tuesdays.

We look forward to receiving your application when you are:

  • Enthusiastic about organising
  • Able to think creatively in organising a physical event
  • A communicative, responsible and proactive team player
  • Not afraid to take initiative
  • Able to get things done on time/within deadlines
  • Able to work independently
  • Enthusiastic about health technology
  • Ideally fluent in both Dutch and English
  • Competent in structuring and prioritising tasks
  • WordPress skills or the willingness to develop these are a plus



As a student assistant for the HTRIC, you have to be available for 8 hours a week. Ideally able to work at least a few hours on Tuesdays.

We offer you

  • A student assistant contract at HTRIC
  • Payment for 8 hours a week (0.2 fte)
  • An interesting, responsible position in which you can develop various skills in a short period of time
  • The possibility to get in touch with companies, researchers and professionals within health technology
  • The chance to gain work experience: a bonus on your CV!



Interested? Send your CV and short motivation before October 15th to

Please include your motivation when applying for this job and specify what relevant experience you bring and what other obligations you have during your appointment (number of courses, etc.).

We look forward to receiving your application!