First Year Representative

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Position Title: First Year Representative

Type: First Year Representatives

Closing Date: Sep 10, 2020

Position Description:

ESS selects 8 First Year Representatives (FYRs) each year to become a part of council (2 per block), and take on various duties pertaining to ESS. The main responsibility of the FYR are including but not limited to:

  • • Liaising between ESS and first year student body
  • • Zoom Announcements
  • • Attending weekly ESS meetings as voting members
  • • Advertising ESS events
  • • Supporting the team as necessary

You will gain experience running events, speaking in public, and join a team of students passionate about creating a positive university experience for others. It is a great learning position on council, and the best way to become involved with ESS in first year engineering.

Applications are due by Midnight on Thursday, September 10th. If you have any questions, please email

Tryouts Important

On Friday, September 11th there will be a tryout for all ONLINE applicants on zoom beginning at 6 PM. The Zoom link will be emailed to all applicants after this application closes.

On Saturday, September 12th there will be an outdoor tryout for all IN PERSON applicants in the CCIT fields outside of the Engineering Lounge starting at 3:30 PM. For these tryouts everyone MUST stay socially distanced and masks are required when not presenting.

Applicants are encouraged to attend tryouts in a creative costume (bonus points will be given if the costume is worn the entire day leading up to the tryout!). Each applicant will be scheduled for an interview between September 15 - 18 based on their availability.

Please submit a personalized and creative project along with your application before the tryout on Friday, September 11th. USE YOUR IMAGINATION; ANYTHING GOES! Past applicants have done everything from statues made out of cans, to Supercow cakes to ‘It’s Schulich Time’ clocks. Get creative!

Interview Important

Please select a date for your interview:, the interview will be through Google Meet.