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


Tucson Audubon inspires people to enjoy and protect birds through recreation, education, conservation, and restoration of the environment upon which we all depend.

We work for a future in which the people of southeast Arizona are connected to their natural world through birds, and they protect and use our natural resources in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Founded in 1949, Tucson Audubon is... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, 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

About Native Seed Search:

Native Seeds/SEARCH (NS/S) is a nonprofit seed conservation organization based in Tucson, Arizona. Our story began in 1983 when co-founders Gary Nabhan and Mahina Drees worked on a food security Meals for Millions project to assist the Tohono O’odham Nation in establishing gardens for their sustainable food needs. In discussions with tribal elders they were told “What we are really looking for are the... 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

Receive university credit for researching in countries around the world. Research opportunities vary by the country and program you choose. For more information, refer to: https://global.arizona.edu/study-abroad/program-search

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

OUR MISSION

Iskashitaa Refugee Network empowers refugees by creating opportunities to better integrate them with the larger Tucson community while gaining skills that serve them in America.

WHO WE ARE:

Iskashitaa Refugee Network (IRN) is an intergenerational network of Tucson volunteers and UN refugees from Africa, Asia and the Middle East, who locate, harvest, and re-distribute locally... 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, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

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