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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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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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San Jose Math Circle

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Math.
FREE; Program lasts Sep 1 - May 31, 2018; Applications due Check official program website (check back for next year's date)

The San Jose Math Circle (SJMC) is a weekly math meeting for middle school and high school students. Over 30 students come each week and are presented with difficult, original and always fun mathematical puzzles. The motivation for this program is...

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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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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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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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