29 Jun 2021
Volunteer as a Science Industry Partnership (SIP) Ambassador and join a network of industry
professionals who are trained to engage, inspire and enthuse young people into science
careers. SIP Ambassadors work with young people, parents and teachers to promote STEM
careers. They show young people how science is applied to the world, and teach them that
anyone can work in the science industry.
SIP Ambassadors work with young people, parents, teachers and careers advisers to promote the many careers available within the science-based industries. SIP Ambassadors present working in the science based industries in a positive light; dispelling myths and stereotypes.
The training comprises a fully interactive virtual session including practice delivering careers activities with constructive feedback. It explains how to use the comprehensive SIP Futures In Science resources to deliver high quality and meaningful encounters. SIP Ambassadors learn how to engage and plan for variety of different ages, abilities, group sizes and session lengths.
The resources come as a ready to use package including Pupil Worksheets and Resource Cards, an in-depth Ambassador Guide and Interactive PowerPoint with everything needed for the encounter.
Importantly, the pack focuses on careers in the science industries, showcasing the breadth of careers and different routes in. It also links to the science curriculum and current scientific issues affecting our society including sustainability, climate change, antibiotic resistance and plastic usage.
Password for sign up is: SIPWestMidlands