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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 (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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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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Exploratorium - High School Explainer Program

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program is year-round; Applications due Apr 7, 2018, 11:59 PM (check back for next year's date)

At the High School Explainers Program, high school students explain exhibits at the San Francisco Exploratorium to the public and conduct the various science demonstrations for the public. The students receive about 60 hours of training in these...

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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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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 (check back for next year's date)

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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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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San Francisco Math Circle

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Math.
FREE; Program dates Check official program website; Applications due Check official program website

The San Francisco Math Circle (SFMC) is an enrichment program specifically aimed at enthusiastic math students and their teachers. It is designed to increase the quality and quantity of students who become mathematics educators and researchers, or...

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Chabot Space & Science Center After School Program

Intern / Lab Volunteer, Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 6-8;
Biology, Physics, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program lasts Aug 20 - Jun 20, 2018; 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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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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