Explore Caltech is possible because of the dedication of volunteers from the Caltech community. Use the sign-up forms linked below if you would like to participate as a member of the volunteer event staff, run an open-air lab or demonstration booth, or apply to give a talk.
Give a 10-Minute Talk
Caltech graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from across Caltech's divisions are invited to submit an application to give a brief, 10-minute talk to a general audience at Explore Caltech. Applications will be reviewed by the Caltech Postdoctoral Association, and approximately 12 applicants will be selected. Selected applicants will be coached by TACIT to develop presentation skills and techniques.
Volunteer to Staff the Event
Our volunteer event staff assist with everything from event set up, event staffing, and event clean up. If you'd like to work alongside others from the Caltech community on this event, use the link below to sign-up. This opportunity is open to Caltech students, postdocs, and staff.
Run an Open-air Lab or Demonstration Booth
Share your passion for your lab or group's research with more than 1,500 attendees by running an open-air lab or demonstration booths. We will provide you with 10' x 10' pop up tent, 6' table, 2 chairs, and 1 tablecloth, along with access to electricity, you bring the crowd-engaging experiments and interactive demonstrations.