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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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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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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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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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The Hidden Genius Project Immersion Program

Guided Labs. Grades 9-12;
Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program is year-round; Applications due Feb 17, 2018, 11:59 PM (check back for next year's date)

During the Immersion Program, students learn to develop software, build problem-solving skills, understand fundamental business principles, think like entrepreneurs, explore issues around personal identity and community awareness, explore social...

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Teen Volunteer Opportunities at the Lawrence Hall of Science

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 1 - Aug 1, 2019; Applications due Check official program website

The Lawrence Hall of Science has a fun and dynamic program for teens. All teens enter the program in May, volunteering on the exhibit floor for the summer. This is a great way for teens to fulfill community service requirements, get job skills,...

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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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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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