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


Aquatic Interpreters create a safe, fun, and educational opportunity for guests through a stingray touch and feeding experience. Interpreters also provide information about conservation efforts in the Sea of Cortez and inspire visitors on how they can make a difference. 

Seasons currently run from April through October, and from October through April. Shift times are 8:30 am – 1:00 pm, and 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm. 

Requirements: A 7-... Read More

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Position Title and Department: Nursery volunteer

 

Reports to (name & title): Mark Fleming, Curator of Botany

 

Overview of position (1 sentence): Assist in the care of several plant propagation locations and nursery stock.

 

Primary Specific Tasks:

 

1. Watering

2. Weeding

3. General assistance to Nursery Horticulturists

 

Day(s) of week volunteer(s) work... Read More

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Position Title and Department: Garden Volunteer, Botany

Reports to (name & title): Mark Fleming, Curator of Botany

Overview of position: Volunteers in this position assist Botany staff with the development of the collection and the maintenance of Museum landscapes.

Primary Specific Tasks:

1. Hand watering

2. Fertilization

3. Develop gardens through planting, moving rock and soil, digging, and... Read More

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Volunteer Position:

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Volunteer

 

Reports to:

Mark Fleming, Curator of Botany

 

Overview of position:

GIS volunteers help create a Botanical Garden Map, using the Desert Museum’s ArcGIS account and related software (Collection Mapper Template and Collection Mapper App).

 

To view a, “Guide of GIS for Public Gardens” (sponsored by the Alliance for... Read More

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The University of Arizona Herbarium is currently searching for a part-time student employee to assist with managing our collection of plant specimens. The student will utilize software for entering and correcting information from plant specimen labels into an existing web-enabled collections database.

 

Essential qualifications:

* Enrolled at UA as an undergraduate for at least 6 credit hours

* Excellent... Read More

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Student Job Description

 

Earth Science Discovery (focus on the Critical Zone)

Fall 2017

Informal Science Education program for grades 3 thru 6

Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium, University of Arizona

 

 

Earth Science Discovery Program Description... Read More

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The BIO5 Ambassadors Internship is an unpaid, semester-long opportunity for undergraduate students. Not only will these students be assisting the Public Affairs Team of the BIO5 Institute with their marketing initiatives, coordinating events, and leading tours, but the interns will also be given the opportunity to design and execute projects using the marketing skills the students will learn by working with the PA Team. This internship hopes... Read More

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The position that we are looking to fill is great opportunity to learn microbiological and molecular techniques and the use of laboratory equipment. Our research has global impacts on food safety and human health. We are looking for students that are punctual, responsible, reliable, careful and honest.

The Agricultural Research Service is the chief scientific research agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. The ARS... Read More

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Volunteer Supervisor: Marie Long (Associate Director of CESD)

Department Liaison: Julie Xelowski-Brooker (Education Specialist)

 

Overview of position: Volunteers in this position are stationed at the Museum’s aquatic exhibits. They help guests engage in being touched by the rays and feeding experiences while providing interpretation of the aquatic collection.

 

Primary Specific Tasks:

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Wildlife's Little Angels is a Tucson based non-profit wildlife rehabilitation center that focuses on ill, injured, and orphaned small mammals and birds. Our goal for our patients is a successful release back into the wild.

We're currently in need of volunteers for the fall season, especially since many of our wonderful summer volunteers will... Read More

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The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) is seeking an Analyst in Environmental Policy with a focus on environmental policy and science related to air quality and emissions control. Analyst duties include preparing objective, non-partisan analytical studies and descriptive background reports on issues of national significance; providing personal consultation and assistance to congressional... Read More

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