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


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

The George Melendez Wright Initiative for Young Leaders in Climate Change (YLCC) supports paid internships in which highly accomplished graduate and upper-level undergraduate students (current juniors and seniors) work for approximately 12 weeks on projects in climate change research, interpretation, park operations, policy development, or other fields.

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

The UA Compost Cats is a rapidly growing, student-run program that uses a  business model to turn what would be landfill garbage into high-quality soil amendment products. Students can work as equipment specialists, sales representatives, operations managers or marketing officers. Job opportunities become available sporadically so be sure to regularly check http://www.compostcats.com/. 

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Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Food Systems and Security, Governance, Law, and Policy, Public Health, Science Engagement, Water

Terrain.org, an international online, nonprofit literary journal of place publishing since 1998, hosts interns to assist with magazine production, marketing, events, and writing.

We work with the intern to create a custom plan for her or his time with Terrain.org. Interns meet with the editor-in-chief but otherwise work at their own location, on a schedule that meets
their needs (but complies with academic internship requirements... 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

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is a dynamic organization with a mission to reduce hunger through advocacy, education and the distribution of food. Through our programs we strive to combat poverty, improve the health of the community, lend a hand to neighbors in need, and ensure that all of us and our communities have the opportunity to thrive. Many community organizations choose to assist the Food Bank through food drives and... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Food Systems and Security, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Public Health, Urban Environment

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