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Sunstones at The Lawrence

Coordinator of Environmental Literacy

The Lawrence seeks a skilled leader with experience at the intersection of environmental education, equity, justice, and building healthy communities to contribute to and support its environmental literacy projects. The Lawrence’s environmental literacy portfolio supports improvement efforts in outdoor and environmental education nationally and internationally by promoting equity, inclusion, and cultural relevance; translating research about effective practices for teaching and learning into accessible approaches, resources, and tools for organization leaders and instructors; and building community with partners in the field.

Children playing on the DNA sculpture at the Lawrence

Learning Executive Leader

The Lawrence is looking for a visionary and effective Executive Leader for our Learning Group. This position oversees the Lawrence’s extensive portfolio through managers of large departments and multiple smaller units; has significant responsibility to achieve broadly stated goals through subordinate managers; determines objectives, directs programs with focus on equity for minoritized and marginalized populations, develops strategies and policies, manages human, financial, and physical resources, and functions with a high degree of autonomy; proactively assesses risk to establish systems and procedures to protect organizational assets; and determines strategies for a program with organization-wide impact. This position leads, manages and provides technical direction for multiple, large, highly complex, and very visible academic and research programs with multiple centers or locations.

Teachers sitting at tables at The Lawrence during a workshop

Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Toolkit

LCAP Toolkit for Science and Environmental Literacy In 2014, fewer than half of California’s school districts included references to science […]

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Operations Supervisor

Want to have your own team at UC Berkeley’s public science center?  The Lawrence Hall of Science is hiring an Operations Supervisor. Build and lead a team of motivated UC Berkeley student staff to provide service, information and cashiering at our science center admissions desk and retail store. Promote and foster visitor engagement and sell Lawrence Memberships to promote return visits and increase involvement with our science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs and events.  Master the implementation of a CRM to support sales of various Lawrence products and programs, and design processes and staff preparation programs that create a streamlined experience for Lawrence customers and staff.  Contribute to revenue generation goals, meet sales targets, design incentives for your team, and foster a supportive, inclusive and diverse work environment.

The Lawrence Hall of Science

Marketing Lead

Help us tell our story!
Everything we do at The Lawrence is in support of our mission: to inspire and engage through science discovery and learning in ways that advance equity and opportunity. Our impact and innovation in science education is far-reaching, and we are seeking an experienced creative thinker and project manager to help us communicate that message to our visitors, our colleagues, and the world. If you’re a marketing professional excited by our work to inspire the thinkers, inventors, and scientists of tomorrow, consider joining our team!

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Office Lead (UC Berkeley Student Job)

The Lawrence Hall of Science is UC Berkeley’s public science center. We welcome over 120,000 visitors per year, about half of whom are children. The Visitor Services & Retail team handles daily operation of the admission desk, the museum store, online sales, as well the manufacture and distribution of an educational craft kit called the Sunprint Kit.

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Visitor Services & Retail Associate

The Lawrence Hall of Science is UC Berkeley’s public science center. We welcome over 120,000 visitors per year, about half of whom are children. Come work on our Public Engagement team as a Visitor Services & Retail Associate! 

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Visitor Services & Retail Associate (UC Berkeley Student Job)

Come work on our Public Engagement team as a Visitor Services & Retail Associate! Welcome our visitors when they arrive. Join our team to sell admissions, movie tickets, planetarium shows memberships, science kits and more!

A child looks through a telescope.

Lab Mechanician

Are you a creative innovator with functional, technical know-how who enjoys hands-on building, making, problem solving, inventing, and learning new things? We are looking for a dynamic team member to work with us on the design, development, fabrication and maintenance of unique, interactive, hands-on exhibitions and apparatus that bridge the playful, open choice learning environment of our Science Center exhibit floor with math and science concepts for all ages. Would you like to join the Lab Mechanicians in the Production Studio at The Lawrence to make ideas into reality? We would like to have you join us.

A child and an adult work together on a science project at an exhibit at The Lawrence.

Facilities Assistant

This position is for a Facilities Assistant at The Lawrence Hall of Science. Responsibilities include handling service requests from staff, providing facility maintenance and assistance for special projects, serving as acting Building Manager as assigned, and assisting the Production Studio.

Two young people explore an exhibit at The Lawrence.

Bay Area Science Project (BASP)

As part of the statewide California Science Project network, BASP provides high-quality professional learning for K-12 educators in the greater […]

Two children at an exhibit at The Lawrence.

Marine Activities, Resources, and Education (MARE)

Do you want your students to learn more about the influence of the ocean on them and to explore how […]

A young person is building a structure at The Lawrence.

Amplify Science

Amplify Science is research-driven, digitally enhanced core curriculum for Grades K-8 that comprehensively addresses the vision described in the NRC Framework for K-12 Science Education, including the three dimensions of the Next Generation Science Standards. Students inhabit the role of scientists and engineers throughout each unit. Through rich, multi-modal experiences and authentic problem-solving, Amplify Science will help teachers develop the next generation of students to be critical scientists and thoughtful citizens.

Sunstones at The Lawrence

BaySci

Led by the Lawrence Hall of Science, Exploratorium, and Inverness Research, BaySci is a coordinated effort by science education leaders, Science-rich Education Institutions (SREIs), districts, schools, and teachers to systematically enhance the quantity and quality of K-12 science teaching and learning in districts and schools.

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BEETLES Project

All BEETLES (Better Environmental Education, Teaching, Learning & Expertise Sharing) resources are based on current research and understandings about how people learn, and tested by dozens of programs in diverse settings all over the country (and beyond!). Although BEETLES materials have been designed for residential outdoor science schools, they’ve been snatched up and used successfully in a wide variety of outdoor science education settings.

Children playing on the DNA sculpture at the Lawrence

FOSS

FOSS (Full Option Science System) is a research-based science curriculum for grades K-8 developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley. FOSS has evolved from a philosophy of teaching and learning that has guided the development of successful active-learning science curricula for more than 40 years. The FOSS Program bridges research and practice by providing tools and strategies to engage students and teachers in enduring experiences that lead to deeper understanding of the natural and designed worlds.

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MARE

MARE: Marine Activities, Resources & Education is a program based at the University of California, Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science that seeks to increase literacy in ocean sciences through informal and formal education initiatives.

Two children and a staff member are working together during a science activity.

SEPUP

SEPUP (The Science Education for Public Understanding Program) creates innovative science curriculum for use in 6-12 education. Issue-oriented science forms the core of SEPUP’s curriculum materials. Every unit uses personal and societal issues to provide thematic continuity for student investigations and observations. SEPUP is part of UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science. Our materials are exclusively distributed by Lab-Aids.

The Lawrence Hall of Science

Teen Internship Program

Entering Grades 10-11-1202/28/2022 – 08/05/2022The Lawrence Hall of Science Application is now closed! Thank you, we have received many high […]

Students conducting research during the Marine Biology Program

Marine Biology Residential

Entering Grades 10-11-12 06/05/2022 – 06/10/2022 10:00 a.m. Sunday – 4:00 p.m Friday Residential, UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratories $1,795.00 […]

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Bio-Inspired Design

Entering Grades 10-11-12 06/13/2022 – 06/17/2022 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $895.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall […]

Middle school students work in pairs, observing simulations on a laptop, in their classroom using Amplify Science curriculum

Social Media’s Influence on Making Sense of Science for Decision Making

Entering Grades 10-11-12 06/27/2022 – 07/01/2022 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $895.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed Social Media’s Influence […]

Two high school students record environmental data collected in EBAYS program

Environmental Monitoring and Investigations in Urban Settings

Entering Grades 10-11-12 07/11/2022 – 07/15/2022 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $895.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall […]

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Understanding Climate Change with the Help of Python

Entering Grades 10-11-12 07/18/2022 – 07/22/2022 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $895.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall […]

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Programming Robots with Python

Entering Grades 10-11-12 07/25/2022 – 07/29/2022 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $895.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall […]

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Biotech Genetics

Entering 10-11-12 08/01/2022 – 08/05/2022 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $895.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall of […]

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Camps Entering Grade K

Entering Grade K 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $1,395.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall of Science Our […]

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Camps Entering Grade 1

Entering Grade 1 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $1,295.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall of Science Toy […]

Children playing on Pheena the Whale

Camps Entering Grade 2

Entering Grade 2 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $1,295.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall of Science Nature […]

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Camps Entering Grades 3 – 4

Entering Grades 3 – 4 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m $1,295.00 Financial Aid Applications Now Closed The Lawrence Hall of […]