Blog for us
Blog for us and see your work published on CareerswithSTEM.com!
We take writing submissions from people working in STEM and STEM educators who would like to share their personal story. Getting started is easy. Have a read of our most frequently asked questions (below) before you start. Then create an account, write your post and submit it for consideration. Easy peasy!
You’ll need to create an account to submit your writing for consideration. Please register or login to an existing account. Once logged in, you will need to complete your profile before you are able to submit a post.
If you are already logged in and you want to submit your post, please read through the guidelines below and click on the ‘Submit a Post’ button at the bottom of the page.
Read the writer guidelines
Posts that do not adhere to the following guidelines will not be approved. Please take the time to familiarise yourself with our writer guidelines.
– Blogs written from a first person perspective about past events, current research projects, clubs, games or awards and recognition.
– Profiles, interviews or Q&As on educators, students, or STEM professionals.
– Listicles, e.g. 5 great STEM books to read, or 10 best uni clubs to join now.
– Content must have a link to STEM.
We do not accept:
– Branded content.
– Content attributed to an organisation, company or brand rather than a person.
– Advertisements for open days, upcoming events, or paid courses and workshops.
– Embedded links to businesses that are irrelevant to the text, i.e. Read more mybusiness.com.
Users must be:
– Brand agnostic. We are seeking contributions from writers, and aspiring writers, or STEM enthusiasts to write about their personal experiences or topics of interest.
– User profiles must be complete with a picture (clear headshot of the individual) and 2 sentence biography.
– There must be no links to businesses, non-profits or institutions in your biography. We accept links to personal blogs only.
Please note that submissions are not guaranteed publication.
If your content does not fit the above requirements, we offer digital packages including content creation and online advertising. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for rates on our digital packages.
Careers with STEM is aimed at students from high school to uni. We create content to inspire young people about STEM study, career options and paths, STEM education, and information on the careers of the future. It’s an inclusive, diverse environment where you can find art mixing with science, digital technology with sports, health with business and much more.
We call it STEM + X – where ‘X’ is your passion, another field or a world-changing goal. Careers with STEM magazines are mailed quarterly FREE to Australian and New Zealand high schools, distributed at careers centres, in libraries, university campuses, technology, science and research organisations and outreach. Individual and bulk copies are also available to order.
The magazine and website are widely read by 14-20 year olds, as well as parents and educators.
The writing style should be aimed at a youth (14-20 yr old) audience. The tone should be fun, casual, inspiring, and above all relevant to a youth audience. Don’t assume knowledge, clearly explain concepts and avoid long titles and affiliations.
You’d like to write a blog? Great! Here are some ideas to get you started.
There’s a myriad of ways in which you can share and inspire around STEM careers. We welcome your contributions that:
– Student reviews of STEM activities, events or programs you’ve attended
– Cover an inspiring teaching or learning program you’re running
– A personal story on something that’s inspired you in STEM
– Your life in STEM and what you do in your work
– Life and study tips
– Wow stuff. Things that are amazing in STEM + everything.
We regularly publish profiles of amazing people working in STEM careers, and we’d love to hear your story first hand! To view examples of published profiles, check these out. Remember to include your pathway – colleges you’ve attended and work experience and programs that have helped you to get where you are today – and an image of yourself that shows your personality, your work area or tasks.
If you’d like to write a profile about someone else, you can do that too! Just make sure to include their study path and a nice clear photo.
We welcome video blogs of events, career stories and cool things you’ve seen in science, technology, engineering and maths. Talking robots, amazing experiments, cool careers you’ve come across. Tell us about it! Simple add the embed link to a short blog or email us for more options.
Word length should be from 300 to 800 words. Images must be jpgs and at least 1500px wide (preferably larger) and saved for web at 72 dpi.
In submitting the content, the writer acknowledges that Refraction has the right to edit for length and clarity, and to republish the material across Refraction Media’s products.
There is no guarantee that submitted works will be published. Refraction Media is unable to offer feedback on rejected submissions.
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