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


The Tucson Arts Brigade is a community arts, civic engagement and education organization. We have sponsored more than 100 temporary and permanent public art projects and provided the Tucson community with learning, service and neighborhood cultural development opportunities in the arts since 1996. Our philosophy of whole-person, whole-community development means working as a team with parents, students, artists, teachers, community leaders... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Governance, Law, and Policy, Urban Environment

The UA Green Fund Committee is responsible for soliciting, reviewing, accepting, and funding all Green Fund Annual Grant and Mini Grant proposals. Members keep track of applications, hold funded projects accountable for ongoing costs, work to recruit new committee members, and keep tabs on whether the application process is working. Members also participate in weekly and monthly meetings during which applications for grants and PARs are... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Food Systems and Security, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

About Native Seed Search:

Native Seeds/SEARCH (NS/S) is a nonprofit seed conservation organization based in Tucson, Arizona. Our story began in 1983 when co-founders Gary Nabhan and Mahina Drees worked on a food security Meals for Millions project to assist the Tohono O’odham Nation in establishing gardens for their sustainable food needs. In discussions with tribal elders they were told “What we are really looking for are the... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Food Systems and Security, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

BICAS relies on its volunteers to provide needed internal support services – e.g. administrative assistance, accounting, and assisting with/hosting workshops to name a few. We also rely on our volunteers to provide community outreach like flyering, mechanical support at Mobile Bike Repair events, representation at our tabling events, etc. The demand for BICAS’ services has grown over the last few years and our organization needs your help to... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Public Health, Urban Environment

Use your English skills in quite practical and pre-professional ways and earn credit for up to 3 units towards English or Creative Writing majors or minors. Internships are available with the following publications & organizations: 

Edible Magazine 

Tucson Botanical Garden 

Sonora Desert Museum 

The U of A Community School and Garden Project

Research Themes:
Environmental Arts and Humanities

Receive university credit for researching in countries around the world. Research opportunities vary by the country and program you choose. For more information, refer to: https://global.arizona.edu/study-abroad/program-search

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Food Systems and Security, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

Buffelgrass invasion is threatening to transform the mostly fireproof and diverse SonoranDesert into a flammable and impoverished savanna, affecting both natural and urban areas. If you would like to do office work or other activities that don't involve digging buffelgrass, SABCC could definitely use your help:

Photographer - SABCC needs high quality photographs of all thing buffelgrass for use in it's educational and promotional work... Read More

Research Themes:
Climate and Adaptation, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Food Systems and Security, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

The Izaak Walton League was founded in 1922 to conserve outdoor America for future generations. We are one of the earliest conservation organizations to set an aggressive course to defend wild America by changing public policy. Almost every major, successful conservation program that America has in place today can be traced directly to a League activity or initiative.

The League offers jobs to students at its headquarters in Gaitsburg... Read More

Research Themes:
Environmental Arts and Humanities, Science Engagement, Water

OUR MISSION

Iskashitaa Refugee Network empowers refugees by creating opportunities to better integrate them with the larger Tucson community while gaining skills that serve them in America.

WHO WE ARE:

Iskashitaa Refugee Network (IRN) is an intergenerational network of Tucson volunteers and UN refugees from Africa, Asia and the Middle East, who locate, harvest, and re-distribute locally... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Food Systems and Security, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) administers a broad range of internships, scholarships, fellowships and research experiences. These programs are available to science and engineering students and educators at every academic level from K-12, to college students and postdocs, to university faculty members.

ORISE programs include research experiences at Department of Energy national laboratories as well as other... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Food Systems and Security, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

NCSE’s Campus to Careers Program is dedicated to providing environmentally-motivated students with the tools necessary to pursue careers in the non-profit, governmental and private sectors.

As an extension of the Campus to Careers mission, NCSE has created the environmental internship clearinghouse with support from the UPS Foundation. The clearinghouse enables university students to search for internships in the environmental field... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Food Systems and Security, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

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