Science Olympiad at Cornell is an undergraduate organization at Cornell that is dedicated to improving and expanding the experience of middle and high school students in Science Olympiad. Our activities include volunteering at local Science Olympiad competitions and organizing a high school invitational. The Cornell Science Olympiad Division C Invitationals were held on Saturday, January 24, 2015, February 6th, 2016, and December 3rd 2016. The inaugural Division B Invitational was held on February 4th, 2017.
Join the listserv
Emails are pretty infrequent and serve to give major announcements regarding club leadership, events, and volunteer opportunities. Join our listserv by sending a blank email with the subject line “join” to scioly-at-cornell-Lfirstname.lastname@example.org.
Join our Slack
Slack is our primary form of communication for active members of the club. Slack is where we will announce changes in meeting logistics, post polls for Gbody input, and coordinate the small details of the club such as fundraising, test writing, and volunteering. Click here to join!
Whether you are interested in joining our executive board or helping out at our annual invitational tournament, Science Olympiad at Cornell welcomes any Cornell undergrad with a desire to serve and promote STEM education among youth. Here are a few ways to get involved:
become a G-body member
General body members attend weekly meetings and help organize various aspects of the club’s tournament and local presence by writing tests, performing quality control on tests, assembling and collecting event materials, volunteering at local regional tournaments, participating in local STEM related outreach activities, and running our annual invitational tournament.
volunteer at our tournament
Volunteers are essential to running any Science Olympiad competition. Tasks include:
Set-up: posting signs, setting up events,
Grading: keys and event supervisors provided
Proctoring: some event supervisors may need assistance
Clean-up: the least glorious of all details, but so necessary
run for an e-board position
Being a part of the executive board means having the responsibility to research, organize and execute one essential aspect of the club. Positions include Co-President, Adviser, Director of Test Events, Director of Build Events, Director of Logistics, Quality Control Manager, Ambassador, Treasurer, Volunteer Coordinator, Secretary/Webmaster, and Freshman Representative.