Top 10 reasons to become a Go Construct STEM Ambassador
Check out our blog post exploring the many benefits to becoming an ambassador.
In these sessions we introduce you to STEM Learning, provide an overview of the great work ambassadors are already doing within the construction sector, and outline the part you have to play in inspiring the next generation to consider a career in construction and the built environment.
In each 60 minute interactive session, you’ll have an opportunity to ask questions while hearing about Ambassador success stories. The sessions end with a step by step guide to registering as a Go Construct STEM Ambassador and a live sign up opportunity.
With a variety of dates available throughout the year, we’re making it as easy as possible for you to find out more. Pick the one that suits you.
Go Construct STEM Ambassadors are construction professionals who act as the face of the industry for young people.
Ambassadors often provide the first introduction to the construction industry for young people, delivering a life-changing impact on their future career decisions.
Ambassadors engage with young people across the UK, from schools and workplaces to careers fairs and events, sharing the fantastic opportunities available in the industry.
Anyone working in the industry can be a Go Construct STEM Ambassador. You just need to be passionate about construction and the built environment, and willing to share your experiences with others.
Whether you’re a first year apprentice or a company director, we’d love your support to help more people experience the many varied opportunities in our sector.
Go Construct STEM Ambassadors bring the construction industry to life. They engage with young people at educational events across the UK to raise aspirations, illuminate career options and support learning.
Ambassadors lead a wide range of activities, including:
Being a STEM Ambassador is an honour and privilege.
Working with young people through STEM workshops has enabled me to share my knowledge and passion for engineering and use it to inspire the next generation of future engineers.
This opportunity has not only allowed my professional development to grow but has enabled me to make valuable industry and education connections.
- Emily, STEM Ambassador
Being a Go Construct STEM Ambassador not only helps encourage the next generation of construction workers, but brings plenty of personal benefits too, including:
If you're already registered as a STEM Ambassador, you will need to join the Go Construct STEM Ambassador scheme, which is specific to the construction & built environment sector.
It's quick and easy to do:
Since 2020, we have collaborated with STEM Learning, the leading ambassador programme in the UK, to create a new partnership to grow the ambassador programme for construction and the built environment.
STEM Learning is the UK’s largest provider of education and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
STEM Learning have over 32,000 ambassadors and 19 regional hubs across the UK offering training, continuous personal development, support, opportunities and local expertise.
Their digital platform acts as a one-stop-shop for training, industry events, feedback and Go Construct resources.
Go Construct STEM Ambassadors bridge the link between studying STEM subjects and a career in construction for young people.
Each STEM discipline has a clear route towards a rewarding, well-paid career in construction - from civil engineers to architects - and this is displayed by ambassadors who share their own journey from STEM to construction.