2024 Programme

2024 Programme

We are looking for host applications from people with an interest in outreach and a passion for addressing the inequalities that exist within the STEM sector. Whether you’re an academic, PhD student, technician or other STEM professional, we want you to apply for our programme and share your experiences with underrepresented students and help to ensure they reach their full potential.

Volunteer Information Sessions

Find out more, about the role of a Volunteer host by attending one of our upcoming Volunteer Information Sessions:

  • Thursday 8th February: 8:00 – 9:00 am
  • Tuesday 20 February: 3:00 – 4:00pm

Each session will be 45 minutes long, including a 30 minute presentation and 15 minute Q&A. These are free to attend and open to all. Registration is now open!

In2STEM Volunteer timeline

November – January

Volunteers are invited to compete our application form for the 2024 In2STEM programme. Deadline extended! Final deadline is 3 March 2024.

November – February

Volunteer online information sessions take place, providing additional details about your volunteering role and the In2STEM programme.


You will receive a notification informing you whether or not we have successfully matched you with a student/s on the programme.


You will be invited to an online induction session providing tips and guidance on planning and delivering your In2STEM work placement.

July – August

The In2STEM programme begins, and your work placement will occur during a mutually agreed upon period between Monday, July 22nd, and Friday, August 23rd, 2024. During this period, a staff member may visit you to ensure that the placement is progressing smoothly and gather feedback.

August – September

You’ll receive an invitation to join a celebratory event, along with students and supporters, to commemorate the conclusion of the In2STEM programme.

Host students in summer 2024

Full training provided

Our experienced and friendly staff will provide you with all the training and guidance you need to become a fantastic host with us. Work placements will take place in July or August, according to your availability.

Suitable pairings

We shortlist students from low socioeconomic backgrounds before matching them to you based on their interests, location and availability, ensuring a suitable match.

Make a difference

Through just a small time commitment to share your knowledge and experience, these young people can gain the knowledge and confidence needed to pursue a career in STEM.

Volunteer with In2STEM