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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  

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.

Summer STEM Series for High Schoolers – July 24 & 31

The Lab’s K-12 Education and Outreach office is hosting a summer seminar series for high school students on STEM careers. The first panel, on July 10 at 10 a.m., will focus on science communication. Encourage your kids, as well as family and friends with children in high school, to participate. REGISTRATION Each week, researchers and […]

Kelly Johnson Joins Workforce Development Board

Kelly Johnson, co-chair of the African American Employee Resource Group,  has been selected to serve on the Alameda County Workforce Development Board, representing Berkeley Lab. Johnson frequently works with community partners to help build the Lab’s talent pipeline. The board provides support for employers and job seekers in the county.

Live Science: Sustainability & Soil Science – July 10, 2020

The K-12 Education office invites Lab employees and their families to join a live science demonstration and activity on Friday, July 10, at 2 p.m. Learn about soil science and get tips on how to upgrade your home composting systems. Check out our website for more live science events. Composting is a great way to […]

Be a Mentor for Berkeley Community Scholars

Berkeley Community Scholars, a nonprofit that helps Berkeley High School graduates from low-income families go to college, is seeking STEM mentors. Want to learn more? Submit a mentor interest form by Friday, June 12. Mentor a Scholar Our mentoring program provides a sustained, community-based network of personal support, information and resources to BCS High Hopes […]