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Do you want to learn more about upcoming programs and events in the Gainesville Startup Community?  Check out the UF Innovate Event Calendar and keep up to date with a variety of local happenings!



STEM Graduate Students Needed for JSEHS Conference

The Florida Region Junior Science, Engineering, & Humanities (JSEHS) is a three-day conference hosted by UF CPET that focuses on precollege STEM research. Hundreds of high school students, teachers, and parents are expected to attend the next JSEHS, March 7-9, 2021, as a virtual event.


The conference organizers are seeking UF STEM graduate students for a variety of opportunities (e.g., virtual lab tours, judges for STEM research competitions, participate in a student research panel, and much more!) Visit the JSEHS website for more information here.


To view the opportunities available for the three-day conference hosted by UF CPET and sign up, please visit this site for registration.


Questions? Contact Dehlia Albrecht, Youth Programs Coordinator at


Science Fair Judges Needed for Alachua County School District

Help Alachua County School District judge science fair projects. The district uses an online platform, ZFairs, which allows judges to view projects, conduct video chat interviews with students, score projects, and provide additional feedback online.


Reginal Science Fair: February 18, 2021

For more information, contact Carly Mikell (


To be a judge you must:

  • Have a knowledge of the scientific method
  • Be proficient in one of the project categories
  • Display a willingness to work with youth in a positive manner
  • Pass a background check


If you’re interested in being a judge two applications are necessary:

  1. Apply to be a volunteer with the Alachua County School District
  2. Register as a judge on ZFairs


You will be notified a few days before the fair as to which time slots have been assigned to you. For student and volunteer safety, interviews will either include multiple judges or the presence of a school employee.


Questions? Contact Carly Mikell, Science Fair Coordinator at