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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 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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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 (check back for next year's date)

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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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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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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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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Galileo Learning - Summer Intern East 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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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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Teen Science Night

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics.
FREE; Program dates Check official program website; Applications due Check official program website

End summer with science: Immerse yourself in the natural world at the California Academy of Sciences’ 6th annual #TeenScienceNight, a teen takeover night at the museum. Bay Area youth (ages 13 - 18) are invited to come relax and explore the...

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Marin Science Seminar student interns

Intern / Lab Volunteer, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program is year-round; Applications due Check official program website (check back for next year's date)

Explore science, develop a portfolio, educate others. MSS interns attend and assist with 6 science seminars per semester during which they meet the speakers. Sessions take place on Wednesday evenings at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael,...

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