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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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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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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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Girls in Engineering

Guided Labs. Grades 6-8;
Engineering.
$0 stipend; Program lasts Jun 19 - Jul 21, 2017; Applications due Mar 17, 2017, 12:00 AM (check back for next year's date)

In partnership with our sponsors, Berkeley Engineering has designed the Girls in Engineering program to give middle school girls the opportunity to experience hands-on engineering activities on the Berkeley campus. Taught by Berkeley female...

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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 (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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Lawrence Hall of Science Summer Camps

Guided Labs. Grades K-5;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 15 - Aug 21, 2017; Applications due Check official program website

From Lawrence hall of Science website: Find the Perfect Summer Camp Where else can you build a wobbling robot, see how a chinchilla takes a bath, and visit the stars? More than 40 camps offer a variety of choices for you and your camper, so...

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Spring Engineering Education Days (SEEDs)

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

The SEEDs program provides Bay Area high school sophomores and juniors with a unique opportunity to begin exploring engineering in hopes for fostering future engineering study. Participants come to the Santa Clara University campus on three...

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Mission Bit

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades K-5;
Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program is year-round; Applications due Check official program website

Mission Bit strives to eliminate the tech divide for youth living in urban poverty and rural areas across the San Francisco Bay Area by building computer programming and professional opportunity pathways for public school students. We provide...

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North Bay Science Discovery Day

Guided Labs. Grades K-5;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program lasts Oct 28 - Oct 28, 2017; No application necessary (check back for next year's date)

To stimulate the excitement of learning Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) in North Bay youth during their most formative years. To use exciting hands-on activities with some of the seemingly ordinary things that surround us but...

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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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