Opening the Door
Opening the Door

Opening the Door

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Science World at TELUS World of Science

1455 Quebec Street

Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7


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**This event is only for High School students!**

Opening the Door is a unique networking event for High School students who are interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. This is a valuable opportunity for students to meet with professionals who work in a variety of fields. This is a FREE event. Bring your friends!

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3:00 – Doors open early. Explore Quantum: The Exhibition until the event begins @ 4pm! *

4:00 – Welcome and introduction of scientists in the Science Theatre

4:15 – Panel discussion and networking tips

4:45 – Networking session for students and scientists

5:45 – Door prizes and acknowledgements

6:00 – Event ends, Quantum: The Exhibition closes for the day

Student participants are given the unique opportunity to:

--Engage in a panel discussion with professionals and gain an insightful look into possible careers in science
--Develop potential career contacts
--Learn and practice networking skills through meeting and talking with mentors, fellow students and teachers

Who will be there?

Here are a few examples of people you can meet at Opening the Door:

Eileen -- Earth Science, Educator

Vincenzo -- Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Science Communication

Amy -- Neuroscience, Huntington's Disease research

Sharon -- Video Game Production, Senior Project Manager

Elizabeth -- Animal Ethics, Neuroscience, Animal Welfare

Chris -- Science Educator

Edwin -- Chemistry, Lithium Batteries

Christoffer -- Computer programmer

Here are some of the organisations you can meet:

ms infinity

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

UBC Vancouver

UBC Okanagan

**We are busy finalising details for this event. Check back soon to learn more about our mentors and catch up on other exciting program details!

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*Note that Quantum: The Exhibition will be open but other Science World galleries will remain closed during the event.

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