Role Model Video Series
Don't worry, you need not be confused about how to begin.
Just review the script provided below to help you get the cameras rolling on your video debut. Remember, we truly appreciate your involvement and would like for you to simply sit back, relax and tell us your story!
You can also find our current collection of Role Model videos by visiting the collections tab here or by clicking on the Collections tab on the left hand side of the page.
Suggested Role Model Video Script
Introduce Yourself -
**State your name and the type of scientist you are or are studying to become, the science you do. (tip: position titles such as Associate Professor of *** do not mean as much to students as ex. Molecular Biologist or Hydraulic Engineer)
Research/Area of Interest -
**What does a scientist or scientist in training like you do? i.e. Molecular Biologist, Paralysis Researcher...
**How does your science/research add to the scientific community/benefit others?
Personal Story -
**How did you get involved/interested in science?
**What do you love about your field/area of study/position?
**What were you like as a high school/undergrad student?
**How has your disability affected your work as a scientist/in the pursuit of science?
**How have you overcome or developed ways of adapting to your disability?
**Do you have any advice for students looking to get into science in general and more specifically your area of expertise/interest?
**Any tips for high school students looking to pursue science careers in college?
**Do you have any advice for students with disabilities with an interest in science and possibly considering a science career?
We have made the role model video specs so tech friendly that you can even use your cell phone!
Here are the file types we can accept:
- *.avi, *.ivf, *.div, *.divx, *.ogv, *.mpg, *.mpeg, *.mpe, *.mp4, *.m4v,
- *.wmv, *.asf, *.mov, *.qt, *.ts, *.mts, *.m2t, *.m2ts, *.mod, *.tod,
- *.3gp2, *.3gpp, *.3gp, *.3g2, *.dvr-ms, *.vro, *.flv, *f4v, *.amv, *.rm,
- *.rmm, *.rv, *.rmvb, *.mkv.
As for the size and quality, we request that the file not be any larger than 100MB and the resolution be no less than 240.