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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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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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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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Mission Bit

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
$300 stipend; Program lasts Jan 20 - May 9, 2018; Applications due Check official program website (check back for next year's date)

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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UCSF Summer Science Camp

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades K-5;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics.
FREE; Program dates Check official program website; Applications due Check official program website

Summer Science Camp was established by UCSF School of Pharmacy student Heather Hertema in 2007 to excite, motivate, and inspire youth — especially those who are underrepresented and underserved in natural and health sciences — to pursue the...

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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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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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Chabot Space & Science Center After School Program

Intern / Lab Volunteer, Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 6-8;
Biology, Physics, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program lasts Aug 20 - Jun 20, 2018; 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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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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Galileo Learning - Summer Intern SF

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

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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