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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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TechHive internship

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

What is the TechHive internship? TechHive is a design studio at the Lawrence Hall of Science. We make interactive exhibits, events and classes that teach the public about science and technology. In the internship program, high school students...

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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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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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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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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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StreetCode Academy

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program begins Jan 16, 2018; Applications due Check official program website

We are a collection of passionate, committed social hackers, coders, community organizers, and entrepreneurs, who’ve joined together to unlock the spirit of innovation in East Palo Alto youth and their communities. We host hackathons, workshops,...

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Destination Science Camps

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades K-5;
Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program dates Check official program website; Applications due Check official program website

A typical day at camp includes both indoor and outdoor science activities, outdoor games, and one super-fun rally! After checking in and getting the day started, we’ll start with our first science station of the day, this activity includes a...

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Galaxy Explorers Teen Internship and Volunteer Program

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program is year-round; Applications due Apr 7, 2018, 1:00 PM (check back for next year's date)

Chabot Space and Science Center offers a unique opportunity for high school students interested in science to help out. Volunteers and interns act as docents in the center, helping with demonstrations and enrichment activities. Volunteering in...

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The Tech Museum of Innovation: Family Math and Engineering Classes (bilingual)

Lecture / Seminar. Grades K-5;
Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program is year-round; Applications due Check official program website (check back for next year's date)

Through engaging math and engineering activities, parents learn to reinforce mathematical skills students need to succeed in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) learning. Families get their hands on math and engineering, while...

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