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Here you will find volunteer opportunities for College of Biological Sciences faculty, staff and students.

Scientist Buddies on Screen

The College’s InSciEd Out program connects K-12 students with undergraduate mentors online


At this point in the spring semester, undergraduate volunteers with the College’s InSciEd Out program would typically be helping students from classrooms around the Twin Cities prepare poster presentations to share results from the science experiments they had conducted throughout the year. Some of the approximately 2,000 students from 9 schools around the metro that participate in the program each year would be planning a trip to the St.

Volunteer for STEM Day!

Over 100 first and second grade students are coming to campus on December 12 for a morning of STEM activities. Take a break from working the lab or studying and volunteer to lead or assist a station!

Event Details:
North Star Ballroom, St. Paul Student Center
Thursday, December 12
Volunteers needed from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
All volunteers are invited to stay for lunch from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & talk with the students in a more casual setting about life as a scientist.

Apply to be a Welcome Week Leader

Are you are looking for a unique opportunity to give back to the University of Minnesota and to support the transition of the Class of 2023? Consider becoming a 2019 Welcome Week Leader (WWL)! As a Welcome Week Leader, you have the opportunity to develop and apply leadership skills while helping incoming first-year student transition to college.

Recruiting Pre-Health Students to Create a Leadership Workshop

On September 22, 2018, the Leadership Minor, Minnesota Student Association, and Student Unions & Activities will be hosting a Leadership Summit in Coffman Memorial Union. As a part of this conference, we are planning a specialized pre-health leadership workshop for students interested in practicing ethical leadership, especially when working with vulnerable populations both in the U.S. and abroad. We invite your input on what this could and should look like.