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


Tucson is buzzing with the news that it has become the first UNESCO City of Gastronomy in the U.S. and one of three cities selected to join the United Nations Creative Cities Network this year. With the creation of this new center—facilitated by John Paul Jones III, dean of the UA College of Social and... 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

Come join our volunteer family at our exciting UA Science venues and community events! We bring science and research to the public and schools. Be part of outreach to the community and have fun learning at the same time! Biosphere 2, Flandrau Science Center, Laboratory of Tree Ring Research, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, Steward Observatory Mirror Lab, and Tumamoc Hill are unique facilities with a multitude of programs. Volunteers join in continuing... Read More

Research Themes:
Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Food Systems and Security, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Water

Volunteering at Biosphere 2 is a great way to be part of outreach to the community and have fun learning at the same time! Volunteers are instrumental in fulfilling Biosphere 2’s mission of enhancing public understanding of science by our 100,000+ annual visitors. Contribute in a variety of fun and interesting ways including:

Tour Escort; assisting our Interpretive Specialists with tour management and execution.

Visitor Services... 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

It is vital that all people understand water resources, from a local, regional and global perspective, as well as the factors that affect its dependability and sustainability. Arizona Project WET programs use the unifying theme of water to bring relevance and real world application to many subjects.

Educational needs for the 21st Century require retraining and retooling. Our programs not only focus on the importance of water to all... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Governance, Law, and Policy, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

Find volunteer opportunities across the U.S. to work to protect America's natural and cultural resources. 

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Governance, Law, and Policy, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

Sky Island Alliance protects and restores the wild lands, wildlife, and waters of the Sky Islands landscape. For 25 years, we have used science, education and advocacy to connect the binational landscapes, people, and wildlife of the Sky Islands for the benefit of all.

Opportunities include: Watershed Restoration, Riparian Restoration, Vinca Removal, Pond Restoration, Saguaro Survey and more.

Research Themes:
Climate and Adaptation, Governance, Law, and Policy, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

The mission of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world by fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonoran Desert.

The Desert Museum is ranked on TripAdvisor.com as one of the Top 10 Museums in the country and the #1 Tucson attraction. Unlike most museums, about 85% of the experience is outdoors!

The 98 acre Desert Museum is a fusion experience: zoo, botanical... 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, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

Variety of jobs, internships and volunteer positions at a national park right here in Arizona. 

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

There are thousands of opportunities for college and graduate school students to work with the National Park Service. Many of these jobs are filled at the park level - so contact the park that interests you - but others are advertised and recruited nationally by the National Park Service or in partnership with several national organizations. We welcome the interest and involvement of the next generation who will help us care for our nation's... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Food Systems and Security, Governance, Law, and Policy, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

Tucson Meet Yourself is an annual celebration of the living traditional arts of Southern Arizona’s and Northern Mexico’s diverse ethnic and folk communities. Each October, the three-day event features hundreds of artisans, home cooks, dancers, musicians and special exhibits that celebrate and honor beauty in all its diverse, informal, and everyday forms.

Research Themes:
Environmental Arts and Humanities, Food Systems and Security, Urban Environment

The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information.

USGS offers opportunities for undergraduates and recent graduates. 

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Governance, Law, and Policy, Science Engagement, Water

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