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[World] Call for applications - 2018 Junior Engineering Academy

Junior Engineering Academy

by Eco Generation | 24-04-2018 10:24 Comments 31 Comments

Deadline Extended - 2018 Junior Engineering Academy 

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2018 Junior Engineering Academy

Call for Applications – Global participants
August 6th-10th, 2018, Seoul, Republic of Korea


 


Eco-generation of Samsung Engineering would like to offer opportunities to the young students to participate in the 2018 Junior Engineering Academy which will be held in Seoul, South Korea in August 6th-10th, 2018 to explore the environmental awareness activities.


Winners will be given the opportunities to participate in the 2018 Junior Engineering Academy which program includes specialist lecture, laboratory demonstrations and experiments, hands-on project, presentation competition and a variety of other activities in order to advance their awareness on the role and commitment to energy efficiency, energy conservation, and mitigating energy-related impacts on the environment. Junior Engineering Academy will be held at Samsung GEC, headquarter of Samsung Engineering in Seoul, South Korea.


 


Purpose


• To raise awareness among youth within the community towards conservation of the environment and energy efficiency


• To grow future eco-leaders by enhancing global leadership resulting from participating a variety of activities throughout the Academy


• To fulfill the social responsibility through educating the future generation


 


Academy details


• Schedule of Trip : August 6th~ 10th, 2018

            

• Junior Engineering Academy : August 7th~ 9th, 2018 

           

• Venue :Samsung Global Engineering Center, Seoul, Korea

                                   

• Organizer:Eco-generation, CSR initiative of Samsung Engineering


• Host and Sponsor:Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd.


• Fee:Free flight tickets and accommodations will be provided to the selected global participants and facilitators


 


Participants Selection Details

                                


• Eligibility


A. Participants: Eco-generation members around the world aged between 14 and 16 17 (updated on May 10)


B. Facilitator: Eco-generation member aged 18 or older


       - Effective date of age determination is as of 31st Dec, 2018.


      - To create an account and to become an Eco-generation member, please click here.


• Roles and Responsibilities


A. Participants


- Representing the country where they're from during the Academy.


- Actively participating in the programs and group projects.


- Following the instructions of the facilitator and staffs of the Academy for safety.


- Posting the experiences in the Junior Engineering Academy after returning back to their country within 3 weeks.


B. Facilitator


- Planning / Organizing / Executing the Junior Engineering Academy in close cooperation with Eco-generation team


- Coaching and mentoring for the participants of the Junior Engineering Academy


- Posting the experiences in the Junior Engineering Academy after returning back to their country within 3 weeks.


 


• How to apply


A. Please make a Video clip of you talking about 'Why I should attend this Junior Engineering Academy' within 2 minutes.


- Please tell us about your dream in the future and why it's important to relate engineering with your dream.


B. Please upload it to Youtube (www.youtube.com) with UNLISTED option. You may use other streaming or cloud service to upload your video.


C. Please write a brief of your clip in the content box.


       - Go to the Application Form page (Click here).


       - Please write a brief of your video clip in the content column.


      - Copy your Youtube link or downloadable video link and paste it in the URL box under Content box.


       - Attach your CV in the attachment column. (MS word and pdf type only)


       - Complete the application by clicking the Submit button.


       - To check your application, please visit Home>E-gen Event>Monthly Event>My Page


         * Application Guide: Please visit this LINK


 


• Application deadline: (Extended to) May 29th, 2018


• Application guide: Please visit this LINK


 


 

 

Participants Selection Plan

Country

Judging Criteria

Number of Participants

Number of Facilitators

Local organizer

Worldwide

Video, CV, Online points

8

1

Eco-generation HQ

South Korea

Video, CV

20

-

Eco-generation HQ

UAE

National competition
(TBD)

2

1

Samsung Engineering UAE

Saudi Arabia

Recommendation

2

1

Samsung Engineering Saudi Arabia          

Mexico

Video, CV

2

1

Grupo Samsung

Ingenieria Mexico

India

Video, CV

2

1

Samsung Engineering India

Thailand

Recommendation

2

1

Samsung Engineering Thailand

Malaysia

Recommendation 

2

1

Samsung Engineering Malaysia

Total

-

40

7

 

※ Selection details are subject to change.

※ Though you are a citizen of closed competition, you can still apply for the worldwide country category.

 There can be no participant from the country where there are not many qualified candidates.
It is important to remember that selection does not guarantee your  visa.
 Detailed schedule may be varied depending on each country and overseas office.
 Trip to South Korea will last for 5 days in August, 2018. In case of Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Mexico and UAE, a guardian from Samsung Engineering or a global facilitator shall accompany the winners for the whole trip. All flights and accommodation will be covered with meal allowances also provided. Economy class flight tickets will be offered. Two winners shall share one twin room based on their genders.
 Parents CANNOT accompany the trip to 2018 Junior Engineering Academy. Chaperones from respective Samsung Engineering Offices or partner organization shall accompany the trip from each country to Korea. 
HOWEVER, the worldwide winners who have no guardian can accompany ONE chaperone under the condition to bear their own flight expenses. Rest of the cost for the worldwide chaperones shall be burden by Samsung Engineering.
 Please note there is a possibility that the 2018 Junior Engineering Academy can be canceled because of various circumstances. If the Junior Engineering Academy is cancelled, entire trip to South Korea will be cancelled. 
 The personal information must be correct. Eco-generation is not responsible for any problem caused by incorrect personal information. If the selected applicant does not respond to Eco-generation's notice e-mail in 5 business days, the selection will be automatically canceled and the opportunity will be given to the next candidate.
 Only one entry per student is allowed. Multiple applications will not be accepted.
 Paper and E-mail applications are not accepted.
 Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Late applications will not be considered.
※ Please note that we do not provide accomodations for Korean participants.

 

 

General Timeline

Year

Month

Description

Ref.

2018

April

Launching competition details via website

Poster and letter

May

Closing application system: May 29th, 2018

Tunza.eco-generation.org
(24:00 GMT 0)

May

Short-listing

by Eco-generation HQ

Early Jun

Finalists telephone interview

Content may vary

Jun

Winners announcement

via Tunza Eco-generation

July

Ticketing, visa issuance

Via Travel agency

2018

August

2018 Junior Engineering Academy

Seoul, South Korea

 

 


 

 

     


2018 Junior Engineering Academy (Draft)

                  

•      Date: August 7 - 9, 2018

•      Venue: Samsung Engineering, Seoul, South Korea                

•      Hosts: Samsung Engineering                

•      Organizer: Eco-generation                      

•      Eligibility                

  -  Age: 14~17

  -  Language: An intermediate level of English fluency required                

•   Program                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Time

Aug 7th

Aug 8th

Aug 9th

Start

End

Samsung GEC

Samsung GEC

Korea Folk Village

and Insadong

8:30

9:00

Engium tour

Arrival

Hotel to Yongin

9:00

9:30

Orientation

Orientation

Korea Folk Village

9:30

10:00

Teambuilding

4. Energy of Future

10:00

10:30

10:30

11:00

1. Understanding Engineering

Break

11:00

11:30

5. Energy of Present

11:30

12:30

12:00

13:00

Lunch break

Lunch break

Lunch break

12:30

13:30

13:00

13:30

2. Sustainable Development

6. Eco-city Project

Korea Folk Village

13:30

14:00

14:00

14:30

14:30

15:00

15:00

15:30

Break

Break

KFW to Insadong

15:30

16:00

3. Water Treatment Technology

- Building Eco-city

16:00

16:30

Insadong tour

16:30

17:00

- Presentation competition

17:00

17:30

- Awarding ceremony

&Wrap-up

17:30

18:00

Wrap-up

18:00

19:00

GEC to Dinner

Dinner

Insadong to restaurant

19:00

20:00

Dinner

Dinner

※ This schedule is subject to change.

※ Please note that we do not provide accomodations for Korean participants. Korean participants should arrive at Samsung Global Engineering Center on Aug 7 and Aug 8. For the excursion on Aug 9, we will notify the place of departure on Aug 7 and it is NOT compulsary to participate in the excursion.


  

 

 

31 Comments

Liberto de Pablo

  • Liberto de Pablo says :
    Great opportunity, hope I'm the lucky one!
    Posted 08-06-2018 10:39

Anu Ganbold

  • Anu Ganbold says :
    hello, how to know whether i am in short-listing or not? Would you e-mail each applicants?
    thank you,
    Posted 06-06-2018 14:44

Deepak  Subedi

  • Deepak Subedi says :
    When will be short-listing ??? and telephone interview
    Posted 01-06-2018 23:27

Rosa Domingos

Eco Generation

Rosa Domingos

  • Rosa Domingos says :
    Hi Eco- Generation, I have a query I've uploaded my video on another video streamer called 'vimeo', because I was unable to upload it on YouTube. But I have a password placed on it. I placed the password just above my brief so that the video could be accessed by you. Is that fine?
    Posted 30-05-2018 02:24

Ida Ayu Mas Amelia Kusumaningtyas

Abhay Joshi

  • Abhay Joshi says :
    Thank You Eco-Generation. I hope that we can effect real change by advancing science and technology for the betterment of humanity.
    Posted 29-05-2018 03:30

Iphigenie Bera

Ronnie Ssejjuko

  • Ronnie Ssejjuko says :
    Hello, thanks for this great opportunity. How many facilitators are needed in total?
    Posted 25-05-2018 22:44

Muhammad Rafly Andrianza

Nurbakyt Marat

  • Nurbakyt Marat says :
    Is there any form for CV?
    Posted 24-05-2018 10:44

Thel Sandy Htet

  • Thel Sandy Htet says :
    What a great opportunity for us!!!!!

    Posted 23-05-2018 12:25

Muhammad Rafly Andrianza

  • Muhammad Rafly Andrianza says :
    ah anyway, what is worldwide judging criteri (online points) its like points in tunza ?
    Posted 22-05-2018 06:46

Muhammad Rafly Andrianza

NABILAH ZULKIFLI

  • NABILAH ZULKIFLI says :
    What does it mean by recommendation for judging?
    Posted 19-05-2018 11:22

Asiya Kelis

  • Asiya Kelis says :
    Thanks Eco-generation for such a great opportunity!
    Posted 18-05-2018 02:28

Chilla Romeo

  • Chilla Romeo says :
    Thanks Eco-generation of Samsung Engineering . This is a wonderful opportunity for us.
    Posted 17-05-2018 08:02

Louay Mouzdi

  • Louay Mouzdi says :
    Awesome Opportunity, I really appreciate what you guys are doing, Thank you a lot.
    Posted 15-05-2018 09:03

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    We have updated the eligible aged from 14-16 to 14-17. Please apply!
    Posted 10-05-2018 09:02

Girish Patil

  • Girish Patil says :
    Hi, I am from India, recommendation is required to me and if yes then of whom please tell me
    Posted 08-05-2018 16:52

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @Sruthi, you may not be eligible but in case we don't have enough candidates, we recommend you to apply so that we can examine the possibility. :)
    Posted 08-05-2018 08:55

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @Julia, yes please! You can include your extracurricular activites in your CV.
    Posted 08-05-2018 08:54

Sruthi Shanker

  • Sruthi Shanker says :
    Hii Eco Generation team. What if i turn 17 this august after the Junior Engineering Academy event? Will i be eligible to apply?
    Posted 07-05-2018 19:09

Yves SHEMA

  • Yves SHEMA says :
    thank you for the info
    Posted 07-05-2018 17:40

Julia Stepanenko

  • Julia Stepanenko says :
    Hello, should a 14 y.o. participant attach a CV file?
    Posted 06-05-2018 20:59

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @K, you should film yourself telling about your dream and send it to us and write a breif about what you mentioned in the film in the conten column. You can google on how to upload video on the youtube or other video services.
    Posted 02-05-2018 16:35

K Shreya  Shree

  • K Shreya Shree says :
    What are the instructions for the uploading the video?Should we talk about our dream in the video or should we type about it in the content column? Please show a Sample video so that it would be useful.
    Posted 01-05-2018 15:40

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @Kyle, Sorry, 17 years old is not eligible either in the participant or facilitator. You can apply for the facilitator position from next year!
    Posted 30-04-2018 17:04

KYLE ABOY

  • KYLE ABOY says :
    is 17 years old eligible to participate in the said event? Thank You.
    Posted 26-04-2018 19:59

Xilola Kayumova

  • Xilola Kayumova says :
    Great opportunity. Thank you Tunza
    Posted 26-04-2018 17:11

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