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outreach Archive

Virtual Events to Support Community Outreach

Support local organizations and students by attending virtual volunteer events this month and next. Ask questions and review student work at research showcases, or support professional development by reviewing resumes. Learn more on the K-12 Education & Outreach website. June: Engineering Design Showcase Date: June 4 and June 5 Location: Virtually via UC Davis Now […]

Support Local Bay Area Students! Judges Needed!

Judge Science Fair Projects The 62nd Annual Oakland Science & Engineering Fair (OSEF) will be held virtually this year on May 20 — May 22, as we all work together to flatten the curve! Students and OUSD Partners are invited to attend and show support in a number of ways! Partners and Community Members Can: Register to be a judge! Learn […]

April 20 Workshop on Postdoc Mental Health Resources

A Postdoc Behavioral Health Resource Workshop will be held via Zoom on Monday, April 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. Representatives from the Employee Assistance Program, Gallagher Benefits, and Mental Health Network will participate in the workshop, which will cover benefit coverage and access. Zoom:

Homework Help Needed

Many Lab parents are helping with homework, but even the strongest can be stumped when it comes to chemistry, physics, and math. If you are comfortable with middle school and high school science and math, please volunteer to tutor. The program may be open to the community after an internal trial. Volunteer Sign Up Form.

Support STEM learning at home with the new STEM Rising Meet a Scientist YouTube Talks!

Are you a scientist who can share your work with middle and high school students during a ten minute recorded video? Please sign up today for the STEM Rising Meet a Scientist YouTube talks. Visit to sign up In this series, presented by the Department of Energy’s Office of Public Affairs STEM Rising initiative, […]

Help Support Oakland School District Events

The Oakland Unified School District is hosting a “Dinner With a Scientist” on May 4 and a science fair on May 13. Consider sharing your knowledge and expertise with students at either or both events to help support STEM in our local schools. More information>>  

Help Plan Science Summer Camp for Girls

Volunteers are needed to plan camp activities for Science Accelerating Girls’ Engagement in STEM (SAGE-S), hosted by the Lab. The focus is on innovation, experiencing the everyday life of a scientist or engineer, and meeting women in STEM.​ The camp is in August, but planning help is needed now.  REGISTRATION FORM

Summer Intern Requests Due Feb. 27

Project descriptions for summer interns in scientific, engineering, and technical fields are due to Workforce Development & Education by Feb. 27. Interested mentors can read the applicant review guide for more information.

Volunteer to Bring Science to Local Classrooms

The Lab’s K-12 Office will offer volunteer training on BLISS kits on Friday, Feb. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. BLISS kits are designed for elementary school classrooms and cover science topics and science communication. Click to learn more about the available loaner kits and register for training.

Volunteer to Help at MESA Day

Volunteer to help at MESA Day, a design and engineering event for high school students at CSU East Bay on March 7. MESA is a college and career program that promotes diversity in STEM education. REGISTRATION FORM