The STEM Ambassador Programme is a nationwide scheme dedicated to getting more young people interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) subjects leading to an increase in young people pursuing STEM careers.
The most valuable tool young people have at their disposal when considering future career paths are the people around them, and we believe that STEM Ambassadors can be their greatest source of inspiration.
Do you work in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) industry? Do you have a passion for a particular STEM subject? Are you interested in passing this information onto young people?
If the answer is yes, become a STEM Ambassador! STEM Ambassadors are volunteers that aim to inspire young people to become interested in STEM subjects and consider a career in a STEM industry.
You could help run an experiment or design your own. You could mentor students in a variety of subjects or get involved in a careers event. You could help run an engineering project or design some fun maths games. You could set up a STEM club or run a tech evening at a brownie/cub group. There are lots of options!
If you are interested please register on the database db.stemnet.org.uk or check out the website www.aberdeensciencecentre.org/stem-ambassadors/ . If you have any queries please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org . Once you have registered, you will be required to attend an induction where you will complete a PVG – Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme application along with meeting other new STEM Ambassadors. We hope to hear from you soon.
Aberdeen Science Centre is a non-profit organisation whose ambitious and dedicated Education Team aims to provide: •An important and valuable educational resource for the whole community where people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can come and engage with science and be enthused and inspired. •Science learning experiences that encourage active involvement in learning with hands-on exhibits, investigative workshops and exciting shows and demonstrations. •An environment that promotes curiosity and life-long learning.
Experience required: STEM Ambassadors are volunteers with careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) or with a passion for STEM subjects.
Travel details: Aberdeen Science Centre is based at 179 Constitution Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5TU. Opportunities available across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
Minimum age: 16
Training details: Good support and relevant guidance is provided to all volunteers.
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