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:

STEM Help Wanted INL

Haga clic abajo para ver las oportunidades de las carreras de STEM en INL:

And watch our STEM Help Wanted video.

Click here to read our Parent’s Guide to STEM:

Haga clic abajo para ver una guía para padres sobre STEM:

Download a PDF version in English or Spanish.

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

Idaho National Laboratory’s K-12 STEM program looks to cultivate the eastern Idaho STEM landscape by leveraging partnerships and resources to grow STEM opportunities for all, and works toward the alignment of future workforce needs with STEM Education in Eastern Idaho. Educators and other community stakeholders are eligible to apply for grants that will support these efforts.

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.