2023 Youth STEM Summit Design Team

Deadline: 30th of June, 2023

The Youth STEM Summit Design Team consists of nine wonderful young people from all across the world. They are making all of the major choices for the 2023 students STEM Summit in order to create an impactful and inclusive global event that will encourage students in STEM to confront the world’s most pressing concerns.

We’re seeking for a broad group of young individuals (ages 13 to 24) with a variety of talents and strengths. We’d love to hear from you if you’re strong at planning and organizing, know how to utilize social media like a pro, want a fresh opportunity to put your video editing abilities to use, care about producing an inclusive and accessible event, or just want to share your ideas as part of a team.


  • Join a global community of youth changemakers, leaders, researchers & innovators

  • Gain experience of planning an event and develop new skills, including teamwork, communication, event management, leadership and project management

  •  Use the Youth STEM Summit Design Team to gain volunteering hours, or to count towards external awards (e.g. Duke of Edinburgh)

  • Additional opportunities to get involved in, like speaking at other events, sharing your voice on our (& our partners’) platforms, or interviewing awesome people making change through STEM

  • It looks great on your CV/resume or university & college applications and you’ll also receive a personalised reference from our Founder & CEO

  • Most of all – make a real difference by being part of creating an impactful and inclusive Summit that empowers youth globally in STEM to tackle the world’s biggest challenges!


This could be the perfect opportunity for you if you are…

  • Passionate about their mission of empowering youth to use STEM to tackle global challenges

  • Enthusiastic to learn and grow your skills – no previous experience organising events is needed to apply

  • Ready to challenge yourself and go out of your comfort zone – organising a global event is no small task, but you’ll have plenty of support from our team!

  • Based anywhere globally – our team works together 100% remotely

  • Aged 13-24

  • Able to commit to ~4-5 hours per week from June-October 2023, and committed to getting involved in all aspects of the Youth STEM Summit Design Team


The Design Team will work together to create the Youth STEM Summit as an impactful and inclusive 1-day virtual event that empowers youth globally with the skills, networks and tools they need to take action as STEM changemakers.

You’ll be making the decisions and involved in every step of the process of creating a global virtual event…

  • Meet the Design Team: Get to know other members of the Design Team, learn about each other’s strengths, cultures & experiences and decide how you’ll work together.
  • Design the Summit: Brainstorm, share your ideas and make all of the key decisions, from the schedule, to speakers, to promoting the event, to attendee engagement.
  • Build the Summit: Pick your best ideas and start taking action to build an awesome Summit – expect to learn lots of new skills along the way!
  • Youth STEM Summit: Welcome hundreds of youth from around the world to the Youth STEM Summit! There’s lots of roles to play on the day, from hosting, to social media coverage, to helping speakers and attendees.
  • Evaluate the Summit: Measure the Summit’s impact, evaluate what went well and what could be better, and reflect on (and celebrate!) your experience in the Design Team.

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