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outreach Archive

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

Inspiring STEM Careers in the Everglades

In 2018, JGI embarked on a pilot project with biology students from Boca Raton Community High School in Florida to apply the latest molecular techniques to learn more about the microbial communities in the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. The data from that project has just been published. Read the full story: Inspiring STEM Careers Through […]

Berkeley Lab K-12 STEM Upcoming Outreach Opportunities

Mentors Needed for Spring Mentoring When: Spring 2020 – Beginning February  What: We are partnering with Pilot City to provide students an opportunity to conduct a small project this spring. Mentors will provide a project for students to complete in their classrooms over a six week period. High School teachers will guide students with the help of their […]

Black History Month Banner Raised by AAERG

Members of Berkeley Lab’s African American Employee Resource Group (AAERG) met on Friday, January 31st to hang the Black History Month banner near Blackberry Gate. Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in U.S. history. Since 1976, every U.S. president […]

Berkeley Lab K-12 STEM Outreach Opportunities for January – April

JANUARY  K-12 Outreach Training Sessions When: Thursday, January 23, 2020, 9:00 am  and 1:00pm (Sessions are 2 hours in length) Where: 2-100B What: Volunteers interested in learning how to facilitate BLISS KIT modules should attend this session. Sessions are two hours in length and will cover module content, science communication and classroom management. Sessions will […]

Women Scientists Sought for Outreach Event

The Lab will host 90 young women from the Engineering Academies at Pinole and Richmond high schools on Thursday, Jan. 30. Women scientists and engineers at the Lab are invited to take part in a lunch session and short tours for the students. Volunteer to help support women in STEM.

IDEA Working Group Open House

Date: Friday, December 13, 2019 Time: 12 noon – 1 pm Location: Building 54, Room 130 Pers Hall Zoom: Please join us on December 13th at our Open House to learn more about the three groups, their goals, how they support the FY 2020IDEA Strategic Plan, and how you can get involved. Kick-off meetings […]

African American Employee Resource Group Holiday Potluck – December 12, 2019

Come and celebrate with us! Please join us for this year’s African American Employee Resource Group Holiday Potluck. All Lab employees are welcome to join the group. Time: 12 noon – 1 pm Location: Pers Hall. Building 54, Room 130 Please sign up to bring something: Holiday Party/Social Potluck Sign Up Sheet