The Helmholtz Juniors represent graduate students of all 18 research centers of the Helmholtz Association, Germany's largest non-university scientific organization. They consist of two graduate student representatives from each Helmholtz Center. The Helmholtz Juniors represent the interests of doctoral students. Their primary goals are fostering exchange and networking among their peers, improving the conditions they work in and expanding the range of advanced training opportunities available to them within the Helmholtz Association.
The elected HMGU Helmholtz Junior Speakers for 2017 are:
The current spokespersons who were elected are:
- Dagmara Rusiecka (Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research)
- Elias Eckert (German Cancer Research Center)