K-12 STEM Education
INL’s K-12 STEM education and outreach program focuses on developing a skilled, talented and prepared science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) literate workforce in order to fill the pipeline of potential future INL employees with scientists, engineers, and technicians.
INL’s core education programs include:
• Student outreach
• High school internships
• Teacher professional development programs
• Teaming with teachers
• INL education corporate investment
• Resource investment – student, informal STEM, teacher grants, and STEM classrooms
• Corporate – teacher resources and development
• Employee children scholarships
Click below to browse STEM Career opportunities at INL:
Haga clic abajo para ver las oportunidades de las carreras de STEM en INL:
K-12 STEM Center Request Form
Educators who wish to access INL’s K-12 STEM resources and services should download and complete the form below and return it to Brenda Greenhalgh. Requests are evaluated around the 15th of each month and are honored on a first-come, first-serve basis as resources and services are available. Priority is given to southeastern Idaho schools and organizations.
K-12 STEM Grants
INL is committed to increasing the number of students pursuing STEM careers. The lab does this by supporting the Idaho STEM initiative or i-STEM and also funding grants to enhance K-12 classrooms. Check the K-12 STEM Grants website for grant information.
Teaming Teachers with INL
Through this summer program, educators work with INL scientists and technical experts on research projects relevant to the classes they teach.
High School Job Shadow Experience
The Idaho National Laboratory/Battelle Energy Alliance High School job shadow career development experience is a program designed to provide students with an opportunity to observe a STEM professional at their everyday job.