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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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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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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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RISE Summer Internship Program

Intern / Lab Volunteer, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 20 - Aug 8, 2018; Applications due Feb 16, 2017, 12:00 AM (check back for next year's date)

The RISE (Raising Interest in Science and Engineering) Summer Internship Program for High School Students is sponsored by Stanford University. It’s an intensive 7-week summer program for students interested in science, engineering, math,...

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Galileo Learning - Summer Intern SF

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Chemistry, Physics, Engineering.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 1 - Aug 1, 2018; 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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Monterey Bay Aquarium - Teen Conservation Leader

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

The Teen Conservation Leader program provides an important volunteer service to the Aquarium, our guests and our communities. During a fun and intensive two-week training at the beginning of the summer, students learn basic marine biology and...

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Stanford Medical Youth Science Program (SMYSP) Summer Residential Program

Intern / Lab Volunteer, Guided Labs, Lecture / Seminar. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 19 - Jul 24, 2018; Applications due Feb 15, 2018, 4:00 PM (check back for next year's date)

The Summer Residential Program bolsters students’ science skills while introducing them to a host of health-related careers and a taste of life as an undergraduate on campus. To be eligible, students must be able to attend the full five weeks,...

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High School Summer Intern Program at UCSF

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

Each summer, the High School Intern program places twenty SFUSD high school students in laboratories to conduct biomedical research with the guidance of a UCSF mentor. (Text taken or adapted from official program website.)

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TeenNat Internship 2018

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
FREE; Program lasts Jul 10 - Aug 9, 2018; Applications due Apr 9, 2018, 5:00 PM (check back for next year's date)

The TeenNat internship at Pepperwood provides an opportunity for a team of 13-18 year olds to participate in science and art while exploring a 3,200 acre nature preserve. Participants will gather biological data using digital cameras, GPS units,...

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Oakland Zoo Teen Assistants

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 18 - Aug 17, 2018; Applications due May 1, 2018, 12:00 AM (check back for next year's date)

Love kids, nature, and ZooCamp? We need your help! Join our ZooCamp Teen Assistant program and spend three weeks playing with kids, helping to lead activities, making crafts, dressing up in costumes and of course, having fun, all while earning...

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Carnegie Plant Biology Summer Intern Program

Intern / Lab Volunteer. Grades 9-12;
Biology.
FREE; Program lasts Jun 1 - Aug 1, 2018; Applications due Check official program website

The Carnegie Plant Biology Summer Intern Program is a 10-12 week program focused on getting students into the lab to carry out original research projects. Throughout the summer, students attend Friday seminars (complete with pizza for lunch!)...

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