Become an iGEM’er - Apply here!

all iGEM teams in Boston

We welcome applications from enthusiastic and ambitious students interested in becoming part of our iGEM2020 team. A variety of competences are needed; from the natural sciences to humanities, social science, business studies, media/art students, etc.  

First and foremost, iGEM is a team and learning experience. You do not need to have all the skills in advance. Your desire to learn, collaborate and grow is the most important.

How to apply:
An application consists of three parts: A motivation letter, a CV incl your transcripts and a MB profile (more below).
Deadline is January 15, 2020 - EXTENDED TO 15 FEBRUARY 2020
Send you application
, including the three parts, to

What to include in your application:
1: Motivation (Please include the following in your answer):
What do you study (where and at which level, ie Bachelor/Master)
Why do you want to join the iGEM2020 team?
How do you believe your competences can benefit the team?
What is your experience with team work?
Where would you most like to apply yourself: In project management/team leadership, fundraising/business/entrepreneurship, outreach/PR, lab-work/science, Web/design/graphics, societal aspects of science or other
What would you really like to learn?
What do you hope to gain from the iGEM experience?
2: CV incl transcripts
3: Supply your Myers-Briggs Profile
You can find an online test here: 

The selection will be based on an overall view of your competances.

Applicants will be notified in the week following the application deadline.

If you have any questions, contact iGEM Main Supervisor Sotirios Kampranis ( or Nanna Heinz (