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The Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking an Analyst in Agricultural Policy. The analyst will conduct analyses that inform congressional deliberations on agricultural policy related to domestic agricultural programs, policies, and markets. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the economics, history, trends, and current status of agricultural policy with an emphasis on crop... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Food Systems and Security, Governance, Law, and Policy
BLM Tucson Field Office is recruiting volunteers for some of their projects. This could be the perfect opportunity for undergraduates looking for work experience with a federal agency and to learn new skills.
 
Research Themes:
Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity

Soil Scientist 
Global Organics Group - Goodyear, AZ

An innovative, multi-faceted Life Science company has a position opening for a Soil Scientist.

This person will do some field work, case studies, presentations to customers at their location, and attend weekly meetings with other science team members. Domestic travel... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Food Systems and Security, Natural Environment and Biodiversity
Job Title: D14 AZ Field Technician III Limnology primary Instrumentation secondary

Battelle and its affiliate, Battelle Ecology, Inc. manage and operate the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) project, which is solely funded by the National Science Foundation. A 30+ year project dedicated to... Read More

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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 as we move closer to our busiest time of year: baby season!
Volunteers can expect to:

Clean, sanitize, and... Read More

Research Themes:
Natural Environment and Biodiversity

Looking for willing and able students to volunteer on a frog project under David Hall, may lead to summer employment!  You must have good foot-wear and camping equipment.  Work includes visual encounter surveys for native and non-native ranid frogs, seining of stock tanks, and other mechanical methods for eradicating non-natives.  Training will be provided and volunteers will be supervised at all times.  Having transportation is a real plus... Read More

Research Themes:
Natural Environment and Biodiversity

Earn credit living in your tent! Seriously. 

The Wild Rockies Field Institute is an off-campus study opportunity; WRFI offers academic field-based courses through the University of Montana.  Our courses take place in the “Wild Rockies” of North America and combine rigorous academic inquiry with cultural immersion and extended backcountry expeditions (boating and backpacking sections for 6-12 days at a time). ... Read More

Research Themes:
Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Water

The Arizona Sonora Desert Museum is looking for volunteers for their new stingray exhibit opening in May.  This exhibit will have a hands on aspect, as guests will be able to touch and feed the rays.  Aquatic Interpreters will get the chance to engage with the public, expand their public speaking skills, while gaining the knowledge of the museum and species related to the Sea of Cortez. Applicants should have an outgoing personality and an... Read More

Research Themes:
Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Science Engagement, Water

Environment Arizona is a citizen-based environmental advocacy project of Environment America. Our professional staff combines independent research, practical ideas and tough-minded advocacy to overcome the opposition of powerful special interests and win real results for our environment. Environment Arizona draws on 30 years of success in tackling our top environmental problems.

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

Local First Arizona (LFA) is a non-profit business coalition promoting the message of economic sustainability. We educate individuals, stakeholders, business leaders, and policymakers about the significant economic, civic and cultural benefit of strong local economies. We build vibrant communities that make residents proud to call Arizona home.

 

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

Desert Harvesters is a non-profit, grassroots effort based in Tucson, Arizona. We strive to promote, celebrate, and enhance local food and water security by encouraging the planting of rain along with indigenous, food-bearing perennial plants (such as the velvet mesquite or Prosopis velutina,foothills palo verde, & desert ironwood trees, prickly pear cactus, saguaro cactus, barrel cactus) where we live, work, and play.... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Food Systems and Security, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Urban Environment, Water

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