ORGANIZATION

Berkeley High School

Location: Berkeley

Focus Area

STEM education, Local Hiring

Mission

Berkeley's only traditional public high school which serves an extremely diverse student body of over 3200 students, grades 9 - 12.

Volunteer Opportunities

Description

Ways to Engage

Time Commitment

Hire BHS students as (paid or unpaid) interns or part-time workers

Hire local talent

Ongoing

Be a guest speaker at a class or be part of a career education panel presentation.

Lead by example

Less than an hour annually

Volunteer afterschool to tutor populations traditionally underrepresented in higher education and STEM fields

Teach Tutor or Mentor

Less than one day per week

Allow site visits, tour, and job shadowing opportunities for BHS students, Invite students to relevant conferences and events (complementary or at a reduced price)

Lead by example

Time commitment varies by activity.

Mentor a student through one of BHS' student organizations supporting populations traditionally underrepresented in STEM, such as the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Jr, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), Girls who Code, or the STEMinists club

Teach Tutor or Mentor

Time commitment varies by activity.