Benefits for Volunteers
SciStarter connects you to thousands of projects in need of your help. When you create an account, you can track your contributions to science on your dashboard. Add your interests and location to your profile to get custom project and event recommendations. You can also connect to the thousands of other citizen scientists in our community to answer questions, share experiences, and more.
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1. Sign-up for SciStarter
2. Personalize your dashboard
3. Find your next opportunity with the Project Finder
4. Get involved in a project in the SciStarter Network
5. Return to your dashboard to add and display your contributions.
Carlyn S. Buckler, Ph.D.
Senior Education Associate: Paleontological Research Institution and its Museum of the Earth
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Your Mission for Citizen Science Day
During Citizen Science Days (April 14–May 14), SciStarter is challenging you to a special mission to join and participate (at least once) in any three of these SciStarter Affiliate projects. Complete your mission and you'll earn the SciStarter certificate. Keep on participating during Citizen Science Days and you'll be eligible to become one of the top three mission contributors to win some swag and be connected with of one the scientists you helped!