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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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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 17 - Jul 22, 2017; Applications due Mar 1, 2017, 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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Kaiser Permanente: Learn About Unlimited Careers in Health Care (KP LAUNCH) High School Summer Employment Program (SYEP)

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
$0 stipend; Program dates Check official program website; Applications due Check official program website

KP LAUNCH exposes students to the wide variety of jobs available throughout their facilities within environments that support the delivery of healthcare or provide direct healthcare. It is through these experiences that many students over the...

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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 19 - Aug 11, 2017; Applications due Mar 12, 2017, 12:00 AM

"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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NatureBridge Teen Environmental Education Mentorship (TEEM) - Marin and San Francisco

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
$350 stipend; Program lasts Sep 1 - May 31, 2017; Applications due Mar 31, 2016, 12:00 AM

The Teen Environmental Education Mentorship (TEEM) is a paid internship in environmental education and leadership for San Francisco and Marin High School Students.Through TEEM; participants discover their inner strengths as leaders, their ability...

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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 dates Check official program website; 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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Maker Faire Bay Area

Guided Labs. Grades 9-12;
Engineering.
FREE; Program lasts May 19 - May 21, 2017; 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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The Tech Museum of Innovation: High School Student Summer Volunteers

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017; Applications due Check official program website (check back for next year's date)

This program works extraordinarily well for both The Tech and our young volunteers: We love the energy and enthusiasm they bring to the museum. They love the knowledge they gain about science and technology; the experience they get engaging...

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Linking Individuals to their Natural Community (LINC)

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 17 - Jul 22, 2017; Applications due Check official program website

Linking Individuals to their Natural Community (LINC) is a summer internship program for high school students based in the Golden Gate National Parks. During this six week long program, students assist with service projects, gain career and...

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Berkeley Foundation for Opportunities in Information Technology (BFOIT) IT

Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Computer Science, Engineering.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 29 - Jul 24, 2015; Applications due Apr 1, 2015, 12:00 AM (check back for next year's date)

The Berkeley Foundation for Opportunities in Information Technology (BFOIT) is committed to increasing the number of historically underrepresented ethnic minorities and women pursuing careers in computing and IT. We do so by providing youth with...

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Galileo Learning - Summer Intern SF

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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