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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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Science & Health Education Partnership

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

Selected students intern at UCSF alongside a mentor as a lab assistant. Students gain experience in a real laboratory setting doing biomedical research. Research projects vary. (Text is taken or adapted from official program website)

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Maker Faire Bay Area

Guided Labs. Grades 9-12;
Engineering.
FREE; Program lasts May 18 - May 20, 2018; No application necessary (check back for next year's date)

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial...

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Chabot Space & Science Center After School Program

Intern / Lab Volunteer, Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 6-8;
Biology, Physics, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program lasts Aug 20 - Jun 20, 2018; 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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Teen Volunteer Opportunities at the Lawrence Hall of Science

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 1 - Aug 1, 2019; Applications due Check official program website

The Lawrence Hall of Science has a fun and dynamic program for teens. All teens enter the program in May, volunteering on the exhibit floor for the summer. This is a great way for teens to fulfill community service requirements, get job skills,...

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UCSF Summer Science Camp

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades K-5;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics.
FREE; Program dates Check official program website; Applications due Check official program website

Summer Science Camp was established by UCSF School of Pharmacy student Heather Hertema in 2007 to excite, motivate, and inspire youth — especially those who are underrepresented and underserved in natural and health sciences — to pursue the...

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Marin Science Seminar

Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program is year-round; No application necessary (check back for next year's date)

Founded in spring 2008, the Marin Science Seminar (MSS) is a free, science cafe type event for teens & community in Marin County, California. Seminar sessions are 12 Wednesdays during the school year, from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in a science classroom,...

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WildCare Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
FREE; Program is year-round; Applications due Check official program website

As a nonprofit organization we depend upon the commitment of over 400 volunteers to help staff our programs, including our core animal aid and education programs. Each year over 35,000 hours of time are given to educate 55,000 Bay Area children...

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Lawrence Hall of Science Summer Camps

Guided Labs. Grades K-5;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 11 - Aug 17, 2018; Applications due Check official program website (check back for next year's date)

From Lawrence hall of Science website: Our need-based financial aid provides opportunities for all young people to attend summer camps. These awards are designed for families with financial need and are allocated based on availability of funds....

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Chabot Space & Science Center Teen Volunteers

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

The Galaxy Explorer program provides high school students with an opportunity for hands-on, fun community service work while giving them a chance to develop their job skills, increase their STEM knowledge, and enhance public speaking. text is...

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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, 2018; Applications due Feb 15, 2018, 4:00 PM (check back for next year's date)

The Summer Residential Program bolsters students’ science skills while introducing them to a host of health-related careers and a taste of life as an undergraduate on campus. To be eligible, students must be able to attend the full five weeks,...

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