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Overview of K-12 Summer Programming – January 14, 2021

Learn about outreach opportunities for the K-12 team’s high school summer programs. This year, we are hosting 3 programs for students to learn more about STEM professions and experience working in STEM. This info session will cover each program overview and their different volunteer roles.  Date: Thursday, January 14 Time: 11 am – 12 noon […]

Call for Summer High School Mentors

The K-12 team at Berkeley Lab will work with mentors to provide projects for students during summer 2021. Those who are interested in mentoring will be expected to take part in mentor training and additional meetings to help prepare for working with students. When: Summer (late June – July) – virtual projects What: Berkeley Lab […]

Friday Live Science: Particle Detectives – November 20, 2020

The Live Science Series is hosted by the K-12 STEM Education and Outreach office at Berkeley Lab. Each episode in the series highlights research at the lab in a fun and simple way for the public to learn more about exciting STEM research. Make sure to download the worksheet beforehand (uploaded to the LBNLnext website) […]

DOE Announces Early Career Research Program for FY 2021

DOE Announces Early Career Research Program for FY 2021 DOE is now accepting proposals for the Fiscal Year 2021 Office of Science Early Career Research Program (ECRP). This highly prestigious program supports early career researchers at DOE national laboratories with up to $2.5 million over five years to pursue their research. To be eligible for […]

Call for Career Talk Panelists

The Lab’s K-12 STEM Education team is looking for speakers to volunteer for a new virtual career talk series. Talks will be scheduled bi-monthly on Fridays starting late fall. Upcoming topics are currently listed on the signup form, but new themes for early next year are welcome. Throughout the year, there are many requests for […]

Spring 2021 Intern Requests Due Oct. 16

Need an intern for next year? Project descriptions for spring 2021 interns in scientific, engineering, and technical fields are due to Workforce Development & Education by Oct 16. Interested mentors can read the Applicant Review Guide on WD&E’s mentoring webpage.    

Berkeley Lab K-12 STEM Education and Outreach Volunteer Opportunities

Learn About Programs Supporting Teachers this Fall On Thursday, October 1, 10 AM, we will be discussing volunteer opportunities for Live Science and our Let’s Talk About STEM programs (listed individually below). This Fall, STEM educators will have the opportunity to book subject exploration, career chat, or virtual tour sessions. In this info session, we’ll […]

LHS Offers After-School Science Program

Looking for something to enrich your kids’ learning this Fall? Check out our new Afterschool Science Online programs! Join our expert educators online for up to 8 weeks’ worth of hands-on activities and engaging science learning experiences. Like our recent Online Science Discovery Camps, we will ship most of the materials required for each program […]

Ambassador Program Fall 2020 Outreach Events

The IDEA Office and Kelly Johnson, Berkeley Lab’s Talent Outreach Manager, are seeking Lab Ambassadors for a series of fall outreach events. What is a Lab Ambassador? The Ambassador Program, started in 2014 by former Lab Director Paul Alivisatos, is designed to advance our efforts to increase underrepresented groups at the Lab. Interested staff attend […]

Meet the Four SLAM Winners of 2020

First place went to Revathi Jambunathan, Computing Sciences. Second place was a tie and went to Sara Gushgari-Doyle of Earth & Environmental Sciences, and Mariah Parker, Energy Sciences and chair of the Early Career Employee Resource Group.  The People’s Choice, the finalist that had the most votes from the audience, was Jonelle Basso, Biosciences Area. […]