First Light Volunteer Application

First Light is seeking STEM professionals to serve as volunteer instructional assistants for the 2023-2024 school year. Volunteers guide students through hands-on activities to explore scientific questions.


In 2023-2024, each term will help First Light students will explore circuits, programming, and robotics. Each term will include six sessions focussing on: 

  • Fall: Introduction to Circuits and Programming 
  • Winter: Intermediate Robotics and Programming
  • Spring: Applications of Robotics and Programming – Connections to Careers

Sessions for the Fall Term are held at Carnegie’s Broad Branch Road Campus (5251 Broad Branch Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015) on the following Saturdays from 1 pm – 4 pm: 

  • September 30th 
  • October 14th, 28th
  • November 4th, 18th
  • December 2nd

To apply to be a volunteer, please complete the Volunteer Application below.