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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

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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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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Galileo Learning - Summer Intern East Bay

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering.
FREE; Program dates Check official program website; Applications due Check official program website

This summer, gain great experience in an amazingly supportive and fun working environment. Galileo is looking for Summer Interns to support operations of our innovative science-based programs at 38 summer day camp sites. Work in the camp office,...

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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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Maker Faire Bay Area

Guided Labs. Grades 9-12;
Engineering.
FREE; Program lasts May 18 - May 20, 2018; No application necessary (check back for next year's date)

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial...

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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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California Academy of Sciences Youth Programs

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

The Academy provides a variety of out-of-school-time programs for middle and high school-aged youth. We are committed to providing the inspiration and training for young people to become science enthusiasts and stewards of the natural world....

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