CalTeach offers paid summer internships working with K–12 students at leading Bay Area non-profit organizations. Through these programs, interns work with K–12 students, and sometimes teachers, in summer activities that focus on math, science, and engineering.

We offer a wide variety of internships and duties vary, however most involve some combination of planning math or science activities, mentoring and tutoring students, developing and implementing curriculum, and leading lessons.

Internships


  • Mission Science Workshop - Teaching Assistant
  • Chabot Space and Science Center - Program Assistant
  • CalAcademy of Sciences - Program Assistant
  • Exploratorium - Teacher Institute Program Assistant
  • Lawrence Hall of Science - Floor Program Assistant
  • Lawrence Hall of Science - Summer Museum Educator
  • Lawrence Hall of Science - Ingenuity Lab Program Assistant
  • Amgen Biotech Experience - (ABE) Assistant
  • Students are advised that the participant support stipends, like other scholarships and awards, may adjust their summer financial package. It is recommended that students speak to the Financial Aid Office in Sproul Hall to see what, if any, adjustment may occur, or if you any other have concerns regarding the stipends.

    Apply

    Fill out the CalTeach STEM Beyond Summer Internship Application and upload your cover letter and resume.

    Not a CalTeach student? Take UGIS 82 over the summer to be eligible to apply for one of these internships.

    Questions? Email the Program Coordinator at calteach@berkeley.edu

    Eligibility

    1. Continuing as a UC Berkeley undergraduate in Fall Semester.
    2. Majoring or intending to major in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) discipline.
    3. Prospective or current Cal Teach student.
    4. Interest in math or science education preferred.

    Partner Organizations

    CalTeach works a number of excellent non-profits focused on math and science education. Recent internships have included placements with these organizations:

  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Lawrence Hall of Science
  • Exploratorium
  • Oakland Zoo
  • Bay Area Discovery Museum
  • Mission Science Workshop
  • CalTeach - UC Merced
  • We acknowledge the generous support of the National Science Foundation-sponsored "Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program" (NSF award #1540826) and the Amgen Foundation for funding these internship positions. The CalTeach STEM Beyond Summer Internship Program would not be possible without our sponsors!