Youth stem matters volunteer team as science communication editor

Shared by the African University Directory Accreditation Board (AUDAB) in partnership with The Opportunity News


Successful applicants get to enjoy writing, and help other young people to share their ideas with the world.


The opportunity is open to Youths aged 14-22 years.

Applicants who have real interest in using STEM to address global challenges, who can work well in a team, and who are eager to learn about new topics.

Requirements/Terms and Conditions

Applicants should have previous writing experience – whether for enjoyment for coursework for another organisation or as part of a competition.

Applicants must be willing to do in-depth research of new topics so they can give authors constructive feedback, and also able to take on feedback to improve your writing.

Science Communication Editors will undertake a period of training, which includes the different article styles, how to write an interesting and unique article, and how to edit an article.

Key Skills required:

Ability to work well with others

Genuine interest in STEM and Sustainable Development Goals based Innovations/developments

Ability to generate ideas or look at things from a different perspective

Excellent time management

Ability to give constructive feedback

A positive attitude towards receiving constructive feedback

Willingness to develop an understanding of our audience




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