Learning and Career Building Opportunities

B.A.T.S. aims to provide you with the most up-to-date information on STEM learning and career building opportunities. "Breaking news" type opportunities are regularly announced on our home page, and in more detail on our Facebook page here. You can also get these announcements via email with the Opps For B.A.T.S. newsletter. In addition, be sure to check out the list of upcoming events and ongoing programs below. Other websites to check include YouSTEM, YouResearch, Pathways to Science, TeenLife, The Connectory, the San Francisco Unified School District Science Department, the Global SPHERE Network, and the Rochester Institute of Technology. If you know of other STEM opportunities or resources to find them that we should be promoting, please contact us.

Upcoming Events

November
Mark your calendars for the annual Bay Area Science Festival, including the "Discovery Days" grand finale at AT&T Park on Saturday, November 3, 2018. This year they plan to have an exclusive area just for Bay Area teens! Click here for full details.

Ongoing Bay Area Programs

Some of the best STEM programs and internships for teenagers in the country are provided in the Bay Area. Please visit the websites of our ever-growing colony of friends below for more information on these ongoing programs.

Colleges and Universities

University of California, Berkeley  Stanford University University of California, San Francisco University of California, Santa Cruz University of San Francisco Sonoma State University University of California (various campuses)

Youth and Community Organizations

Laboratories and Other Research Facilities

Maker Spaces

Classroom Visits

These organizations will visit your classroom, so ask your teacher to check them out and sign 'em up!
  • Green Art Workshop is a hands-on, eco-conscious program that brings teaching artists into classrooms to help students re-envision everyday discarded materials while encouraging environmental awareness and critical thinking throughout the creative process.
  • Planet Bee Foundation is dedicated to creating a green minded generation by inspiring environmental stewardship and individual action through the teaching lens of the struggling honey bee.

More to Come!

We are working to grow this list as much as possible, so please check back frequently.