STEM Outreach & Diversity

Coordinating enrichment programs in science, mathematics, and engineering for k-12 students.

Boston University Learning Resource Network

The Boston University Learning Resource Network (LERNet) is the collection of educational and enrichment activities run by faculty and staff in Arts & Sciences at Boston University. The Office of STEM Outreach and Diversity hosts programming, helps with ongoing events, and assists faculty and staff who are interested in developing new programs.

Summer Programs

Applications NOW OPEN!


July 15 – August 2 

AI4All is a three-week summer program focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for young women who are currently sophomores or juniors in high school. Participants will explore topics in AI such as robotics, computer vision, and natural language processing through team projects, industry field trips, and presentations from guest speakers.


July 8 – August 8

Artemis is a five-week summer program for rising 9th grade girls focused on computer science. Participants learn computer languages such as Scratch, AppInventor, HTML, CSS, and Python.  They also are introduced to robotics, cryptography, artificial intelligence, and circuits.


June 26 – August 9 

(Greater Boston Research Opportunities for Young Women) is a six-week paid internship for young women in high school who are seriously interested in STEM careers. Participants will earn a stipend of $1500 working in a BU research lab. Students will be placed in a biology or chemistry lab and participate in cutting edge research in a collaborative group session.

Summer Positions with LERNet

Are you a BU undergraduate or graduate student? Would you like to join our team this summer as a coordinator or intern? If so, click below!

Talk To Us

Have any questions? We are always open to discussing outreach, new projects, collaborations, creative opportunities, and how our office can help you and the community.