Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have offered several STEM-related contests in the past tied to films, often limiting entries to girls in particular to encourage their science and math educations. For Captain America: Civil War, however, they’re raising the stakes, offering a top prize of an internship with Marvel Studios.
The contest is called MARVEL’S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR – GIRLS REFORMING THE FUTURE CHALLENGE and can be found at captainamericacivilwarchallenge.com. It’s open to girls ages 15-18, in the 10th-12th grades. Entries must consist of a 5 minute video, proposing a STEM related project to make the make the world a better place.
Five finalists will be chosen to fly to Hollywood to present their ideas, walk the red carpet at the Captain America: Civil War, receive a $500 high yield savings account and receive tours of both Walt Disney Studios and Dolby Laboratories. One finalist will be chosen to be offered an internship for Marvel Studios which includes a double occupancy hotel room for the duration of the position.