Ames Laboratory has a number of education programs that involve elementary school students through graduate students. Scientific and engineering staff at the Laboratory total more than 250, with more than 100 university students comprising a vital part of that total.

The Lab's unique relationship with Iowa State University allows its researchers to serve as faculty, work with ISU researchers on collaborative projects and include graduate students in Lab research. This interaction benefits the students, the researchers and the institutions. Education programs include:


 Programs for K-12 Students :
- Elementary School Science Night activities
- Middle School Science Bowl
- High School Science Bowl

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Undergraduate Internships:
- Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) 

Community College Internships:
- Community College Internships (CCI)

Programs for Graduate Students:

- Graduate Fellowship Program

Other Programs: 
- Visiting Faculty Program (previously FaST)

Ames Laboratory also offers tours of its research facilities as another aspect of education outreach.

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