Candidates wanted for Executives of ChemClub, WICTO and Green Chemistry Initiative

May 14, 2024 by Alyx Dellamonica

Executive positions are currently available on ChemClub, WICTO and the Green Chemistry Initiative, three vibrant student organizations crucial to the UofT Chemistry Community.

The organizations, in order of application deadline, are:


The Chemistry Graduate Student Union (CGSU), otherwise known as ChemClub, is a student organization that seeks to represent the interests of chemistry graduate students at the University of Toronto. In addition to hosting social, arts & cultural, and professional development events throughout the year, they maintain a list of chemistry tutors and operate the ChemClub store located in the Lash Miller Chemical Laboratories building.

Interested candidates should send a nomination form and a short candidate statement to by 5:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday May 14th.

WICTO (Working Towards Inclusivity in Chemistry Toronto)

WICTO is a student-led organization working for advocacy and education on issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion within the Chemistry community and the broader STEM community. Their work is rooted in the ambition of dismantling oppressive systems that persist within the academy to make the department and university a more just and safe space for all.

To self-nominate, please send your written personal statement to this email address by 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, May 20th. (You may self-nominate for more than one position).

Green Chemistry Initiative

The Green Chemistry Initiative was founded to promote sustainable practices in the lab and in everyday life, by identifying ays to decrease the environmental impact of chemistry research, while educating others in the department and the community on the principles and merits of green chemistry.

Please send your nomination and a brief description of why you would be suited for this role to: by 5:00 p.m. EST on Saturday, June 1st. You may nominate yourself to multiple roles.

Taking on a leadership role within the Chemistry community is a chance to not only contribute to the success of these clubs, but also gain valuable experience. What's more, being part of an executive team creates the opportunity to shape club activities, advocate for other students in the department, and create a positive impact. Show your passion, and help make a difference!