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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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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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Introductory College Level Experience in Microbiology (iCLEM)

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Engineering.
$2,000 stipend; Program lasts Jun 18 - Aug 10, 2017; Applications due Mar 2, 2017, 12:00 PM

"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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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 16 - Jul 21, 2018; Applications due Mar 1, 2018, 11:59 AM (check back for next year's date)

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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Exploratorium - High School Explainer Program

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program is year-round; Applications due Apr 7, 2018, 11:59 PM (check back for next year's date)

At the High School Explainers Program, high school students explain exhibits at the San Francisco Exploratorium to the public and conduct the various science demonstrations for the public. The students receive about 60 hours of training in these...

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California Academy of Sciences - Careers in Science

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math.
FREE; Program is year-round; Applications due Apr 2, 2018, 11:59 AM (check back for next year's date)

Created in 1996, the Careers in Science (CiS) Intern Program provides San Francisco youth from communities traditionally underrepresented in STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) fields with opportunities to immerse themselves in the...

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California Academy of Sciences Youth Programs

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

The Academy provides a variety of out-of-school-time programs for middle and high school-aged youth. We are committed to providing the inspiration and training for young people to become science enthusiasts and stewards of the natural world....

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iD Tech Summer Camps

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

In 1999, our family pioneered the very first tech camps for kids and teens. We’ve grown from 280 to 60,000 students per year, spreading Silicon Valley startup culture across the nation. No other program has our track record of long-term student...

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Volunteering for Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Conference at UC Berkeley

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program lasts Mar 17 - Mar 17, 2018; Applications due Check official program website (check back for next year's date)

Help inspire young women to pursue education in the STEM fields The UC Berkeley Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics (EYH) Conference will be held March 17 on campus. Expanding Your Horizons is dedicated to providing gateway...

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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

Typically college or high school students, Summer Operations Interns are the Renaissance staff of our summer team. They’re sign makers, attendance takers, office assistants, lesson helpers, game leaders, skit planners and all-around can-doers...

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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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