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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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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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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

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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Spring Engineering Education Days (SEEDs)

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Engineering.
FREE; Program lasts Apr 7 - Apr 28, 2018; Applications due Feb 2, 2018, 5:00 PM (check back for next year's date)

The SEEDs program provides Bay Area high school sophomores and juniors with a unique opportunity to begin exploring engineering in hopes for fostering future engineering study. Participants come to the Santa Clara University campus on three...

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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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iD Tech Summer Camps

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

In 1999, our family pioneered the very first tech camps for kids and teens. We’ve grown from 280 to 60,000 students per year, spreading Silicon Valley startup culture across the nation. No other program has our track record of long-term student...

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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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