Faculty, staff, community leaders, do you have an engagement experience for students to get involved with?


Today a student pathways intern position opened for the USDA-APHIS-PPQ office in Nogales (as well as a position in Phoenix). This would be a great foot in the door opportunity for a lot of students interested in a possible government career, and for students interested in possible careers in entomology, plant pathology, botany, plant sciences, etc.

The position is to aid students still attending college, and the student will partner... Read More

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The Western Ecological Research Center (WERC) of the USGS has an immediate opening for up to two temporary student interns to work on processing and analyses of tree-ring data.

The students will be participating in a team effort to describe tree mortality patterns following prescribed fire across the Pacific States, identifying the effects of local conditions and climate on tree mortality. Duties will include laboratory analyses of... Read More

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For the 2018-19 academic year, UA Sky School will be offering graduate fellowships for open Sky School instructor positions. The fellowships are designed to connect graduate students with K-12 students as research mentors and educators during residential or daytime educational programs. The fellowship is a unique opportunity to gain experience with science education and communication. Sky School staff will provide training for effective... Read More

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Internship Summer 2018

The Gilcrease Orchard in Las Vegas, NV is accepting applications for an agriculture or horticulture intern for summer of 2018. This would be a full time 10-12 week paid position in which the intern will experience the day to day operations involved in running a 70 acre fruit and vegetable farm. Primary duties will be to scout crops and assist in IPM planning, assist in public relation activities... Read More

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The Agricultural Research Service is the chief scientific research agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. The ARS Laboratory for Aflatoxin Reduction in Crops run by Dr. Peter Cotty is associated with the School of Plant Sciences of the University of Arizona is seeking undergraduate research assistants to support current research projects. These undergraduate students will have a unique opportunity to learn DNA, microbiological... Read More

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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the School for Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences : We are looking for qualified students to be part of our program here at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the School for Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences (www.utrgv.edu/seems)  As part of a grant we received from the USDA, we we are offering... Read More

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Range Rider Job Announcement

Compensation: $2,250/month plus housing, vehicle use, field equipment, horse pasture, and hay.

Time Period: May 1st-October 31st with the possibility of extension through November. Start date is flexible, but applicant must be able to commit to working through October.

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The Centennial Valley... Read More

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Austin Rutherford in Professor Steve Archer’s Lab is looking to hire a part-time Undergraduate Assistant to aid in a woody plant recruitment study. The project includes greenhouse/lab work on the UA campus as well as field work at the Santa Rita Experimental Range (45 minutes south of Tucson). Details of the study can be found on the Archer Lab Website (... Read More

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The Meredith Lab is looking for undergraduate students to help with various projects in the lab. They are looking for students that would like to gain experience in ecosystem genomics focusing on using molecular tools to assess microbial diversity and function in local soils. There is also a field component to this work in which students will help collect soil samples from different water treatments. 

You can be registered to receive... Read More

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Safety procedures, diet preparation, feeding, cleaning, animal health, animal management, behavioral observations, enrichment, record keeping, assisting in construction and habitat modification, and related activties. Interns will also be involved with the volunteer program, and both formal and informal presentations. Classes led by certified instructors for CPR, Basic First Aid and Bleeding... Read More

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The Enquist Macroecology Lab is looking for students to work in the lab for research credit for the 2018 Spring Semester and potentially beyond depending on interest and project needs. There are several opportunities available: 

  • (A) Dr. Erica Newman, postdoctoral researcher, is looking for an undergraduate to assist with data entry and mapping for a project on the causes of wildfires on remote Pacific islands. The responsibilities... Read More
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