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Be a part of the community by mentoring the scientists and engineers of the future.

Want to Volunteer?

Step 1: Tell us about yourself and we'll work with you to find the right volunteer opportunity!

Step 2: Complete the Volunteer Training

Step 3: Choose an activity

Volunteers with our program get the chance to share their passion for UMD and science and engineering fields.

What do volunteers do?

You may volunteer for as little as a one hour session or as often as once a week.

We want to know what works best for you so we can design an experience that helps you build your resume and ensures your time is well spent. 

We offer a wide range of opportunities:

  • Presentations
  • Leading activities or demonstrations
  • Assisting with tours or events
  • Serving as a science fair judge and/or acting as a peer mentor for young students

We host a lot of events on campus, too so you may be able to help with a one-day event like Science and Engineering Day or Astronomy Day.

Visit Volunteer Opportunities for details on more ways you can get involved.