Engagement Opportunities

Engaged learning provides you with the opportunity to apply your learning outside the classroom in a way that has a meaningful impact on both you and the communities with which you connect. Through real-life collaboration, exploration and discovery, engaged learning takes you to the next level of understanding.

What are you waiting for? Check out Arizona Environment's comprehensive list of engagement opportunities and find the perfect fit for you to get your hands dirty!

Are we missing something? Send us an email at greenguides@arizona.edu, and we’ll feature it among these listings!

Visit this website for all posted American Conservation Experience Opportunities. Internships available across the country in a variety of disciplines. Many opportunities within US National Parks.

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Environment for the Americas and its partners are committed to connecting diverse students with careers in conservation, natural resources, history, geology, with skill-building internships with national parks, national forests, wildlife refuges, and other sites.

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Environment America is a national network of 30 state environmental groups. Our staff work together for clean air, clean water, clean energy, wildlife and open spaces, and a livable climate. Our members across the United States put grassroots support behind our research and advocacy.

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The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Science, Technology and Policy (STP) Program serves as a next step in the educational and professional development of scientists and engineers by providing opportunities to participate in policy-related and technical projects at DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Washington, D.C. and Golden, CO.


The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is seeking a talented and engaged intern who wants to develop beyond the classroom. In this role, you will be responsible for reviewing annual air emission inventory reports submitted to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality by industrial facilities holding air quality permits. This position is available for remote work on a full-time basis within Arizona (including virtual office arrangements).


The Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) has an excellent opportunity for a highly-skilled and motivated Community Water Systems Intern – Statewide Planning Section. The intern will play an instrumental role in supporting the Community Water Systems (CWS) program and might have opportunities to assist with other initiatives within the Statewide Planning section. The CWS program collaborates with and regulates water systems across Arizona, aiding them in water supply management, and guiding them in their drought and conservation strategies.

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TANGO is looking for a graduate student for a summer internship opportunity! This intern will support research for evaluations and policy papers, conduct quality control of field data, and support analysis of data. TANGO is a global leader in food security, livelihoods, and resilience. They provide institutional and technical support to organizations working to alleviate hunger and poverty among vulnerable populations around the world.