Application for the 2023-2024 Teen Ambassadors Program

Teens!  We want you!  Join the CAGIS Teen Ambassadors Program.

This program is for Canadian female and gender diverse teens aged 13*-17 with interest in science, technology, trades, engineering, or mathematics (STEM).

  • Participate in 12 or more CAGIS Virtual events in the 2023-2024 season (weekly events Sept - June) with your camera on.*

  • Attend periodic Teen Ambassadors meetings to share your thoughts and opinions.

  • Share your experiences with CAGIS periodically in written and/or video form. A subset may be shared publicly with your permission (optional).

  • Be an ambassador for CAGIS among your peers within the CAGIS sessions and, if you feel comfortable, online on social media.

  • Work on special projects with CAGIS and other Teen Ambassadors.

  • There may be additional optional opportunities throughout the year.

*most of these sessions will be your choice.  CAGIS may specifically request the participation of teen ambassadors at certain sessions.
 
Benefits:

  • Receive free CAGIS Virtual Membership ($200 value).

  • Meet and interact with amazing experts in STEM fields.

  • Interact with other youth who love STEM.

  • Participate in fun and engaging virtual sessions. 

  • Be a role model for younger kids and teens.

  • Count volunteer hours toward requirements in your jurisdiction.

  • Gain valuable experience to build your resume.

  • Be eligible for letters of reference.

Please apply by 11:59 pm Pacific Time on August 15th.
Selected applicants will be notified early in September. 

To apply, complete the form below.

*Applicants who will turn 13 by December 31, 2023 are eligible to apply

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Teen Ambassador Application
Tell us about yourself. Submit a written response or short video introducing yourself and telling us something STEM related (it could be telling us what your favourite STEM topic is, sharing a fun fact, or something else). If you choose to create a video, paste a video link (e.g. YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive link, or link to a personal site) in the box below.
If you are a reapplying Teen Ambassador who DID NOT complete the program last year, please explain what you would do differently this year in order to complete the requirements.
I am the parent/guardian of the named participant(s). By selecting yes, I am giving consent for my child/ward to participate in the Teen Ambassadors Program, as described above. By selecting yes, I am also providing consent for a photograph, the first name, and information about my child/ward to be posted online in relation to the CAGIS Teen Ambassadors Program. By selecting yes, I am also providing consent for videos or images of weekly live sessions with my child/ward to be recorded and posted or re-shared in part or in full online at a later date.
 
 
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