Writer/Editor for E-book - KTH

Are you interested in Engineers Without Borders and want to engage in something meaningful? Then you should apply for this position as Writer/Editor in the Engineer to Engineer Group at Engineers Without Borders in KTH.

The writer/editor role for our new and exciting e-book project is open for applications!

Engineer to Engineer (E2E) is an integration program run by Engineers without Borders to help recently arrived and asylum-seeking engineers to become integrated into the Swedish job market.

E2E KTH is currently working on producing a handbook on entering the Swedish labour market. The handbook aims to provide tips and information related to labour market integration in a comprehensive and creative way. It is most likely to be short and concise (mostly 50-100 pages as a whole) in a magazine format. Each chapter is scheduled to be released as soon as they are completed and finalized.

Main responsibilities:

  • You will work closely with the Project Leader for the e-book;
  • Gather relevant literature for the purpose of writing articles in the e-book;
  • Generate ideas and new content for the e-book;
  • Write, revise, and edit the text that will be included in the E-book;
  • Give recommendations for the layout of the e-book.

What you can expect to gain from this role:

  • Experience of working in a dynamic and international environment;
  • A creative environment and freedom to innovate, with the support of a well-established organisation.
  • Invaluable connections both within Sweden and abroad;
  • Develop your communication skills;
  • Improve your ability to work in teams;
  • Get solid writing and editing experience.

The position does not require any prior knowledge, but it would be beneficial if you have:

  • Some previous experience in writing and/or publishing;
  • Passion for writing and expressing yourself in text;
  • Attention to detail and a creative feel for text and layout.

The Writer/Editor should be able to give on average 5 hours-per-week (flexible and dynamic working hours),

The commitment time starts in September/October 2021 and the applicant is expected to be committed to their role at least until January 2022.

[As with all volunteer positions within Engineers Without Borders KTH, this position is unpaid]

Apply as soon as possible but by latest September 14th, 23:59, we are looking forward to your application!

Want to discover the other positions available in Engineers Without Borders KTH? Go back to our webpage at: Become a member - Engineers Without Borders Sweden (ewb-swe.org)! More questions? Contact groupleader.kth@ewb-swe.org. 

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Engineers Without Borders Sweden is promoting equality and inclusivity. We are strengthened by our differences. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply for the position, regardless of gender, age, ethnic background, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

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  • Volunteer

    We have a passionate and experienced volunteer network of professionals and students who help make a difference and influence our work. Explore our volunteer opportunities and see how you can contribute with your range of skills, experience and knowledge directly into our activities. There is no requirement for an engineering degree, everyone is needed, and all are welcome.

  • Be part of inspiring children

    Sweden currently has a shortage of engineers, a profession that historically has been a very homogenous group. Because of this, EWB-SWE inform and inspire children to seek an education in engineering or technology. This is accomplished by assisting students with their studies, acting as role-models, and showing a non-conventional perspective on science, technology and engineering.

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    Develop your leadership and technology skills by participating in the seminars and activities we organize.

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    By getting involved, you become part of an extensive network of talented people. We are not just engineers - everyone is needed, and everyone is welcome! We are located all over Sweden with our groups in 8 different cities.

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