Be a Teen Ambassador (ages 13 – 17) – Canadian Association for Girls In Science (CAGIS)

CAGIS Teen Ambassadors Program

This highly competitive program is for Canadian female, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming teens aged 13-17 with an interest in science, technology, trades, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). Limited space is available so we encourage all applicants to think carefully about their submission.

Meet the 2022-2023 CAGIS Teen Ambassadors here

happy CAGIS teen ambassador

PROGRAM:

  • Participate in 12 or more CAGIS Virtual events in the 2022-2023 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 exciting, 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 resumé.
  • Be eligible for letters of reference. 

Applications for the 2022-2023 program year are now closed. Applications for the 2023-2024 Teen Ambassador program will open in July 2023. 

Meet our past CAGIS Teen Ambassadors: 2020-2021 and 2021-2022