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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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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

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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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

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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Long-term Monitoring Program and Experimental Training for Students (LiMPETS)

Guided Labs. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Physics, Computer Science.
FREE; Program is year-round; Applications due Check official program website

Help preserve marine sanctuaries in the coastal California beaches by monitoring sand crab and limpet numbers. There are several National Marine Sanctuaries, so students can choose one closer to home. Training provided by local LiMPETS...

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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 27 - Oct 27, 2018; No application necessary (check back for next year's date)

The North Bay Science Discovery Day requires a year-long planning process to recruit sponsors, sign up and coordinate exhibitors, promote, and finally to orchestrate the actual day of the event. The goal is to have a special STEM (Science,...

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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

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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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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Biotech Academy

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program dates Check official program website; Applications due Check official program website

Our academic curriculum and hands-on lab training are designed to give students the knowledge and skills necessary to gain access to a career in biotechnology, a growing industry that offers well-paid jobs and real opportunities for career...

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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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Galileo Learning - Summer Intern Peninsula

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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