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Interested in volunteering in STEM Outreach? The Center for Educational Outreach has an e-mail list you can join to learn about volunteering opportunities on campus and around Baltimore.

To be added to this e-mail list, e-mail us at [email protected] with the heading Add Me to the Volunteer E-Mail List.

Become a SABES Mentor

Date: fall & spring semesters

For fall and spring 2020-2021, SABES is looking for STEM students and professionals to inspire creativity in our young engineers’ student-driven projects through Meet the Engineer videos. Additional information on this program can be found here.
SABES (STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools) is looking for Mentors to work in our afterschool program. Mentors will assist in the classroom as students complete engaging STEM projects. Our afterschool program provides students with opportunities to grow their knowledge and curiosity, and lead inquiry-based projects related to their community’s needs.
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Barclay Science & Engineering Expo

Date: spring

The Barclay Science and Engineering Expo is an annual event celebrating student involvement and family engagement in STEM content. Hosted in partnership with the Barclay Family and Community Engagement team, the Expo features a PK-8 student showcase, a variety of hands-on activity stations, plus a family engineering “Egg Drop” challenge! Volunteer recruitment starts in the early spring semester.

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SABES Showcase

Date: spring

STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools (SABES) hosts its annual STEM Showcase in spring. Participating K-5th grade students show off their STEM knowledge and student-driven projects. We seek volunteers to run interactive demonstration tables, set up, break down, and more. No STEM experience needed to participate. Volunteer recruitment starts in the early spring semester.

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Date: fall, spring, or summer

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) faculty, graduate students, and post docs (mentors) guide Baltimore City public high school student interns on a research project on a one-on-one basis over the span of a semester or for a month over the summer. Mentors work with the Center staff to develop a research project and syllabus prior to the program and receive support and guidance throughout the program from the Center staff.

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Engineering Innovation

Date: summer

Explore Engineering Innovation (EEI) is a hands-on, college level introduction to engineering for high school students. Biomedical Engineering Innovation (BMEI) is an online course focusing on biomedical engineering. JHU faculty and grad students can work as instructors or teaching fellows, undergraduates can work as teaching assistants. Interested in volunteering? EI hosts Special Lectures where faculty, post docs, and grads present a lecture on their current research. Career Connections, a one-day event in July, offers EEI students the opportunity to meet with engineering professionals and learn about various career opportunities.

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