Youth Programs

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Youth Programs. ms infinity (math and science = infinite possibilities) programs introduce girls to exciting career options and positive female role models in science and technology. Together, we bust the myths about scientists and their careers… you don’t need to wear a lab coat to be a scientist!

We’re here to help students:

Get hands-on with science – we hold conferences and workshops filled with fun activities, stories and games. These are all designed to bring science to life.

Feel inspired towards a career – the most exciting careers are often ones students have never even heard of. We introduce jobs from all areas of science in our role model programs and during our conferences.

Find support – girls get the support they need when deciding how to take their interest in science further with eMentor and role model programs.

Secure volunteering opportunities – we provide volunteering opportunities for both women in science-related careers and girls looking to get there in the future.


>>> For more information on all our youth programs and our scholarships follow this link.

Current Highlights

  • eMentoring program to start March 26, 2017
  • Now accepting applications for $500 Youth Skills Development Scholarship, Deadline May 31, 2017
  • Ready to apply your creativity to engage youth in science, apply for a $500 Youth Leadership Program, Deadline May 31, 2017
  • Apply to host your own science career conference, “Quantum Leaps”
  • Ask us for a science kit to hold your own science workshop!

New initiative! We want to reach you where ever you are!

With the help of some fantastic funding agencies, we are hoping to reach more girls in rural communities. Currently, our work is focusing on the rural and Northern areas of British Columbia. We want to learn more about how we can help inspire and support girls in these communities in the areas of science and technology. If you would like to work with us, please contact our director of outreach.

We would like to thank the following funding agencies for helping us with this.


Join our team! Job posting for Aboriginal Youth – Science Outreach Facilitator, ms infinity program

At SCWIST, we strongly believe in the power and vital importance of diversity in all fields of science and technology. The ms infinity program is looking for a new staff member to engage in conversations with those involved with aboriginal youth science outreach, including youth, elders, formal and informal educators. By the end of the term, we hope to better understand what role the ms infinity program can have in supporting aboriginal youth in science and technology and how we can create our more inclusiveness in our existing programs. 

Please see job posting here.

Application deadline is April 15, 2017


Interested in volunteering?

Are you a woman working or studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering or math? Would you like to volunteer to excite today’s youth about these amazing fields. Sign up to volunteer for ms infinity here.

Please note that we encourage all our volunteers to also be SCWIST members to help keep these programs going. Sign up now!


Want to find out what is happening for our ms infinity program?

View our recent and past ms infinity newsletter here.

Our ms infinity newsletters are full of fun opportunities for our volunteers are great events for youth.

These programs would not be possible without the support of our members as well as our funders.

 

2014.01.18 YWCA Career Cafe

YWCA Career Cafe on Jan 18, 2014

2013.11.12 NSIS Quantum Leaps

NSIS Quantum Leaps on Nov 12, 2013