Applications open for Summer STEM Lab Teaching Positions

2018 Summer STEM Lab

  • 9-week position facilitating exciting hands-on STEM projects with Baton Rouge youth, ages 5 - 12.
  • Eligibility: Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Dates: May 30 - July 30 (no days off) Day: 8am – 3pm
  • Location: BREC Expressway Park (935 South 11th St)
  • May have outside employment during project period
  • Requirements: MUST HAVE …
  • Sincere interest in creating exciting learning environments for kids
  • Be flexible and be great at working in team
  • Attend on-site orientation and training
  • Compensation:
  • Pay is approximately $2025 ($225/week)- distributed every 2 weeks 
  • Choice of Service awards at end: 1) $1,253 Segal Education Award (deposited in college of choice or applied towards student loan debt) OR 2) $311 End-of-Service Cash Stipend
  • Pre-Apply with the sponsor – Foundation for EBRSS:
  • NOTE: that full VISTA Application will require 2 references.
  • Contact: Dakota for questions:
  • For more information about our year-long VISTA positions that are now open, click here.


STEMup Baton Rouge is a community-based, collaborative project designed to close opportunity gaps and strengthen local STEM talent pipeline by providing high-impact STEM mentoring and learning experiences that positively impact student attitudes about learning and empower them to problem solve, think creatively, use technology appropriately, communicate and learn from each other and mentors. The project is sponsored by the Foundation for East Baton Rouge School System and funded by ExxonMobil. Learn more about becoming a Volunteer Mentor!


       2015-16 School Year

  • 1,064 Students Served
  • 305 Mentor Volunteers
  • 5,200 Volunteer Hours Served
  • 2,500 Total Students Reached (High-impact and light touch combined)

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