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Engagement Opportunities

**During this period of physical distancing engagement opportunities may be postponed or cancelled without notifying Green Guides. To find the most accurate information regarding engagement opportunity timelines, email listed opportunity contacts or visit the opportunity-specific websites.**

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!

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Variable (Travel Required)
  • Biodiversity, Conservation & Ecosystems
  • Communities, Culture & Engagement
  • Environment & Public Health

The University of Arizona/Tucson Community leadership program is beginning with fully remote, paid internship opportunities for the Fall 2020 semester (September - December), with a more comprehensive program anticipated to start in January.

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Off Campus
  • Biodiversity, Conservation & Ecosystems
  • Communities, Culture & Engagement
  • Environmental Economics & Business Systems

The 2020-2021 BIO5 Ambassador Internship is a unique two semester opportunity offered by the BIO5 institute that will allow undergraduate students from all majors to earn 2 internship credits through the College of Letters Arts and Sciences department (LASC 393/493) or their major. Interns will:

· Learn about the collaboration of business and science

· Learn strategies for science communications

· Attend weekly professional development workshops focused on public speaking, marketing, networking, communications, business etiquette, and more.

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Off Campus
  • Biodiversity, Conservation & Ecosystems
  • Communities, Culture & Engagement
  • Environment & Public Health

The Bio/Diversity Project Leadership Program aims to expand program planning, partnership building, science communication, and service learning opportunities for UArizona students interested in environmental issues, and fostering diverse, inclusive, and equitable learning and working environments. Through this paid remote leadership program, UArizona students will engage in monthly training to develop and implement self-directed projects that engage the campus community around issues of sustainability, biodiversity, and human diversity in environmental fields.

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: On Campus
  • Data, Informatics & Modeling
  • Earth Science & Remote Sensing

The University of Arizona Libraries, Office of Digital Innovation & Stewardship (ODIS) seeks a Geospatial Intern to work 20 hours/week in support of the library’s geospatial activities. The Intern will assist in activities related to maintaining and growing the Library’s geospatial literacy efforts through the development of tutorials or materials related to workshops or instruction sessions.

Type of Opportunity:
Research Opportunities
Location: Off Campus
  • Climate Science, Adaptation & Resilience Solutions
  • Water Resources

Oregon Sea Grant is pleased to invite applicants for the 2020-2021 Oregon Natural Resource Policy Fellowship<https://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/fellowships/natural-resource-policy-fellowship>

Type of Opportunity:
Volunteer Opportunities
Location: Off Campus
  • Communities, Culture & Engagement
  • Environmental Economics & Business Systems

This is a unique opportunity to volunteer in an underserved area of Tucson where the infrastructure and support are in place providing a strong foundation for positive outcomes. These efforts will be supplemented by a recently awarded 4-H National Mentoring Program Grant (https://utah4h.org/projects/other/yfp/) which will provide additional volunteer youth mentoring opportunities in the areas of improving academic performance, enhancing social competencies and strengthening family bonds.

Type of Opportunity:
Jobs
Location: Variable (Travel Required)
  • Biodiversity, Conservation & Ecosystems
  • Environment & Public Health
  • Environmental Restoration & Reclamation

Student position starting in late August/September to help curate and id native bees collected at Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge. Applications due by June 12, 2020.

See attached flyer for details!

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Off Campus
  • Biodiversity, Conservation & Ecosystems
  • Communities, Culture & Engagement
  • Environmental Restoration & Reclamation
  • Water Resources

HAF programs establish bridges of access between the Latino community and trustworthy, socially responsible partners.

The core purpose for the MANO Project (My Access to Network Opportunities) is to connect, build and develop thoughtful Latino leaders who share a passion for serving and strengthening their communities. We want to help build leadership capacity among Latino communities and the nation as a whole.

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Off Campus
  • Arid Lands & Resources
  • Biodiversity, Conservation & Ecosystems
  • Communities, Culture & Engagement
  • Environment & Public Health
  • Environmental Restoration & Reclamation

Interns in the Bio/Diversity Project are paired with local K-12 teachers and serve in Title I schools to implement culturally relevant, place-based, and hands-on environmental science curriculum focused on the biodiversity of the Sonoran Desert. This upcoming Fall 2020 semester, remote interns will facilitate distance-learning lesson plans to local K-12 students. In exchange for a commitment of 10 hours per week, interns receive 3 units of academic credit through any of 17 different departments.

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Variable (Travel Required)
  • Environment & Public Health
  • Water Resources

Intern with Watershed Management Group through the WaterWRLD internship program! This experiential internship program is designed to provide University of Arizona students with real world work experience and community engagement opportunities. Interns will work directly with WMG staff, docents, volunteers, and partners on project work that fulfills WMG’s mission.

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