🧠 Engage school students with psychology

Connect with school students from across the UK with I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! 

It’s all online and text-only (no audio or video). All you need is a web browser.

You should expect to spend an average of an hour and a half per month engaging with students across the academic year. The activity is flexible and works around your schedule – join in at the times that suit you.

You’ll retain control over your availability: block off days when you can’t take part, set the number of chats you can manage per week – we’ll arrange the rest. 

Apply to take part ❯

Take part to show students the wide range of STEM-related careers out there.

I’m a Scientist is an enjoyable, effective, online, student-led engagement activity that requires no preparation and no travel time!

It takes 2 minutes to apply. We’ll be in touch when we have a space for you on one of our activities.

The British Psychological Society supports I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here.

“As a society we support and enhance the development and application of psychology for the greater public good.

We strive to promote and advance the discipline, and are delighted to be inspiring school students about Psychology with I’m a Scientist.”

You get to:

  • Answer students’ questions about using psychology in your job
  • Chat with students in text-only moderated chats
  • Compete against fellow psychologists to win students votes (you could win £500 for more engagement work)

By taking part, you can:

  • Inspire the next generation in STEM
  • Support school students to see the real-world applications of their learning
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Gain experience of public engagement in a flexible and enjoyable way

🗨️ What scientists say:

“The questions asked were both fun and challenging, keeping me on my toes at all times and giving me a fresh perspective and enthusiasm for my own research”

“Love, love, loving taking part in @imascientist, so much fun, very engaging”

Find out more:

Apply to take part ❯


Email support@imascientist.org.uk