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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. […]

Open House for STEM Educators – Sept. 19, 2020

Learn about how Berkeley Lab’s K-12 programs can support your classroom’s STEM education goals Berkeley Lab K-12 STEM invites Bay Area educators to hear about our upcoming education and outreach programs. K-12 STEM Education and Outreach is part of the Government and Community Relations Office at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Our aim is to provide […]

19th’s 100th: Inspire Next Generation of Women

Volunteer to mentor and inspire the next generation of women. Berkeley Lab will host several high school students from various programs in the East Bay Area this summer. Internships will focus on project-based learning and mentors will work with the K-12 team to provide projects. ¬†Learn more here.  

Live Science: What the Stars Tell Us – August 21, 2020

What do you think about when you look at the stars at night? If you could ask star a question, what would it be? Berkeley Lab researchers learn from the stars and our galaxy all the time. Follow along on our remote stargazing adventure on Stellarium, an online planetarium. Hear about the work we’re doing […]

Help Guide Scientific Adventures for Girls

Scientific Adventures for Girls is in need of virtual teaching assistants for their after school programming this fall. Volunteers will lead hands-on activities in the afternoons for girls in grades K-6. Sign up by August 21.