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YouSTEM is a free web resource for K-12 students to find out about local programs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. Most of the programs listed are free too! To start, click on your subject areas of interest, or filter based on type location, and age.

Intern / Lab Volunteer

Becoming an intern or lab volunteer is your backstage pass to finding out what scientists, mathematicians, and engineers do every day. You can contribute to real projects and get one-on-one job training.

Guided Labs

Guided labs are a great way to get hands-on experience and meet new friends. You can perform science experiments and work on engineering projects while having fun and learning with other students.

Lecture / Seminar

Lectures and seminars give you a front row seat to the latest breakthroughs in topics like medicine and technology. You can learn about the science, math, and engineering behind these advances from an expert in the field.

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Introductory College Level Experience in Microbiology (iCLEM)

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Engineering.
$2,000 stipend; Program lasts Jun 19 - Aug 11, 2017; Applications due Mar 12, 2017, 12:00 AM

"iCLEM is an eight-week paid summer biotech internship program for high-potential, low income high school sophomores and juniors.Developed in partnership with UC Berkeley and the Joint BioEnergy Institute, the program seeks to broaden students'...

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Champions of Science

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 6-8;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Math.
$0 stipend; Program is year-round; Applications due Check official program website

Champions of Science is an after-school program that meets one day per week. Students work both inside and outside of the classrooms, investigating age appropriate topics such as earth sciences, climate education, Nano technology, space...

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Kaiser Permanente: Learn About Unlimited Careers in Health Care (KP LAUNCH) High School Summer Employment Program (SYEP)

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
$0 stipend; Program dates Check official program website; Applications due Check official program website

KP LAUNCH exposes students to the wide variety of jobs available throughout their facilities within environments that support the delivery of healthcare or provide direct healthcare. It is through these experiences that many students over the...

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Bay Area Science Festival

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 6-8;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
$0 stipend; Program is year-round; No application necessary (check back for next year's date)

Our mission is to celebrate the Bay Area’s scientific wonders, resources, and opportunities by exploring the role of science, engineering, and technology locally & in the world. (Text adapted or taken from website.)

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NatureBridge Teen Environmental Education Mentorship (TEEM) - Marin and San Francisco

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
$350 stipend; Program lasts Sep 1 - May 31, 2017; Applications due Mar 31, 2016, 12:00 AM

The Teen Environmental Education Mentorship (TEEM) is a paid internship in environmental education and leadership for San Francisco and Marin High School Students.Through TEEM; participants discover their inner strengths as leaders, their ability...

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Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH) at Berkeley or Stanford

Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
$0 stipend; Program lasts Jun 17 - Jul 22, 2017; Applications due Mar 1, 2017, 11:59 AM

The Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH) is a free of cost, STEM-intensive college preparatory program for underrepresented high school students of color. SMASH boasts a rigorous 5-week, 3-year summer, fully residential STEM enrichment...

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The Tech Museum of Innovation: High School Student Summer Volunteers

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017; Applications due Check official program website

This program works extraordinarily well for both The Tech and our young volunteers: We love the energy and enthusiasm they bring to the museum. They love the knowledge they gain about science and technology; the experience they get engaging...

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Stanford Medical Youth Science Program (SMYSP) Summer Residential Program

Intern / Lab Volunteer, Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 19 - Jul 24, 2016; Applications due Check official program website (check back for next year's date)

The Summer Residential Program offers students an intense and rewarding educational experience. Staff members work with each student’s innate talents to broaden understanding of the basic sciences, health and social sciences. Students attend...

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Science on Saturday

Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering.
FREE; Program dates Check official program website; No application necessary (check back for next year's date)

Science on Saturday (SOS) is a series of science lectures for middle and high school students. Each topic highlights cutting-edge science occurring at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The talks are presented by leading LLNL...

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Galileo Learning - Summer Intern North Bay

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering.
FREE; Program dates Check official program website; Applications due Check official program website

This summer, gain great experience in an amazingly supportive and fun working environment. Galileo is looking for Summer Interns to support operations of our innovative science-based programs at 38 summer day camp sites. Work in the camp office,...

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