ESSCO is currently looking for individuals for the role of Event Director for both National Engineering Month and Wonderland Math and Physics Day. These are two of the larger outreach services ESSCO facilitates as we are committed to promoting Engineering as a profession, especially to highschool and elementary school students. An ESSCO directorship is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills in project management as you will be maintaining a budget, facilitating volunteer recruitment, and conducting large scale event planning. If you have leadership experience and enjoy taking part in outreach activities these are great positions for you!
NEM (National Engineering Month) Director:
As Director you will lead a team composed of representatives from each of the participating Ontario Engineering schools in a project that showcases Engineering in our society. Your role will involve the large scale logistics of the event, gaining publicity, and liasing with OSPE, while your Coordinators will manage the creative implementation. The final event will occur in March 2013.
Last year’s project: http://www.youtube.com/watch?
Wonderland Math and Physics Day Director:
As Director you will facilitate a day in May 2013, at Wonderland where students from grades 5-12 will learn about the science, mathematics and physics concepts involved in amusement park attractions. You will liase with Engineering schools across Ontario to organize a team of volunteers to assist in the event day as well as work with staff at Wonderland to plan the event. This event has been a great success in past years and you could continue this!
APPLICATIONS DUE: September 26th at noon.
If you have any questions regarding these positions please contact Emily Bot at firstname.lastname@example.org.