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

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
$500 stipend; Program lasts Aug 7 - May 31, 2019; Applications due Mar 31, 2018, 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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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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UC Berkeley Botanical Garden Volunteer Programs

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

The Garden has a thriving volunteer community. Our volunteers are essential to educating the public, maintaining the collection, growing plants for sale, aiding in research, staffing the Garden Shop, and helping with special events. The UC...

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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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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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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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Carnegie Plant Biology Summer Intern Program

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 1 - Aug 1, 2018; Applications due Check official program website (check back for next year's date)

The Carnegie Plant Biology Summer Intern Program is a 10-12 week program focused on getting students into the lab to carry out original research projects. Throughout the summer, students attend Friday seminars (complete with pizza for lunch!)...

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