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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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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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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 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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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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Marin Science Seminar

Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program is year-round; No application necessary (check back for next year's date)

Founded in spring 2008, the Marin Science Seminar (MSS) is a free, science cafe type event for teens & community in Marin County, California. Seminar sessions are 12 Wednesdays during the school year, from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in a science classroom,...

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Tech U Computer Coding Classes

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

Our curriculum leverages contemporary coding languages (e.g. Scratch, App Inventor, Python and Java) and are designed around project-based learning philosophies. Students are able to create and accomplish meaningful computer technology projects...

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California Academy of Sciences - Careers in Science

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math.
FREE; Program is year-round; Applications due Apr 2, 2018, 11:59 AM (check back for next year's date)

Created in 1996, the Careers in Science (CiS) Intern Program provides San Francisco youth from communities traditionally underrepresented in STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) fields with opportunities to immerse themselves in the...

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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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