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


See the information attached regarding the City of Tucson’s Brownfield Program student internship opportunity with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.

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It is the mission of the Southwest Conservation Corps to empower individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities and the environment. The Ancestral Lands program is specifically designed to engage Native American youth and young adults with offices in Acoma, Durango, Gallup, Salida, Zuni, and Hopi. *Ancestral Lands serves local tribal communities in the regions we operate.

The Southwest Conservation Corps has some paid... Read More

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Explorers Club Grants

The Explorers Club is proud of its history but also looks toward the future by recognizing the importance of new ideas and avenues of exploration. The Club is deeply committed to supporting the fieldwork of serious researchers and, as part of its public service commitment, offers exploration grants. This category of grant supports exploration and field research for those who are just beginning... Read More

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On Saturday, June 15, The Nature Conservancy will host its annual ... Read More

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Resource Advisory Councils (RAC) were established by the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (43 U.S.C. 1739), as citizen advisory groups to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). These citizen-based groups provide an opportunity for individuals from all backgrounds and interests to have a voice in the management of America's public lands, and to help improve their health and productivity. RAC recommendations address all public land issues,... Read More

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The University of Leipzig & iDiv start this year a newly developed International Master Study Program: Biodiversity, Ecology & Evolution.

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This year Project Puente is partnering with SBAR (Sustainable Bioeconomy for Arid Regions) to connect high school and early college students interested in science and biotechnology with scientists on the SBAR project currently conducting research in raw material development, production, and delivery of guayule and guar in the desert southwest. This internship is an opportunity for students and scientists to work together on real biofuel... Read More

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The Agricultural Research Service is the chief scientific research agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. The ARS Aflatoxin Reduction Laboratory is seeking undergraduate research assistants to support current research projects. The purpose of the work is to find ways to reduce the contamination of crops by aflatoxins, potent carcinogens produced by certain species of molds. The Laboratory currently uses microbiology, molecular... Read More

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Undergraduate research opportunity on tropical plant  physiology and leaf gas exchange in Biosphere 2. The research task is to assess tropical leaf respiration and photosynthesis via field work in the Biosphere 2 tropical biome. Candidates should have some familiarity with plant biology/plant sciences (with background in plant physiology preferred), basic technical skills, and should be comfortable working in a field environment. Research... Read More

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Come out for a long weekend in one of the Sky Island Region's most fantastic places. We'll work to remove invasive vinca in the headwaters of Aravaipa Creek, and also have some time for exploring the area!  We will be staying at the TNC Guesthouse, with space for camping as well as a limited number of beds indoors.

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The group of Dr. William Smith in school of Natural Resources and the Environment is looking for undergraduate assistance. Our group mostly focus on understanding the complex responses of the terrestrial biosphere to rising atmospheric CO2, climate change, and land-use change across broad temporal and spatial scales through the application of satellite observations, field network data, and ecosystem process models.

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