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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 (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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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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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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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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San Francisco Zoo & Gardens Teen Volunteers

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
FREE; Program is year-round; Applications due Check official program website (check back for next year's date)

The Zoo supports future conservation action through engaging youth development volunteer opportunities. We have popular summer and year-round programs that are designed to be fun and educational while building job readiness skills and inspiring...

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Stanford EXPLORE

Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
FREE; Program lasts Jul 9 - Aug 3, 2018; Applications due Check official program website (check back for next year's date)

The Stanford Explore Lecture Series is an exploratory series covering the basic fundamentals and current research areas represented by the various research areas of the Stanford School of Medicine (Immunology, Neuroscience, Cardiovascular...

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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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