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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!

The Provost is looking for student assistance!

Students will receive compensation.

They are in desperate need of consistent student support at the Vaccination POD who can work 4 hour shifts.

They are in urgent need of some additional Scribes for the vaccination POD at UA’s Tucson campus, starting tomorrow 25th February and ongoing from there.  They are particularly in need of individuals to assist for 3pm-11pm (evening shift) on weekdays, and on weekends between 9am - 4pm (day shift) and 3pm – 11pm (evening shift). 
 
The Scribes partner with a vaccinator and complete the medical documentation for each inoculation in the VMS system on an iPad.  Training will be provided.

Email DOS-deanofstudents@email.arizona.edu with the following info to express your interest:

Full name
Email address
Cell phone number
Available day(s) of the week and shifts (day or evening)

Thank you!

Type of Opportunity:
Research Opportunities
Location: Off Campus
  • Biodiversity, Conservation & Ecosystems
  • Data, Informatics & Modeling

Phys-Fest 3 will be an immersive training workshop for graduate students and post-docs focused on plant eco-physiology. Our goal is to promote a collaborative learning environment focused on learning new techniques and networking among plant eco-physiologists. PhysFest 3 will be hosted at the Colorado State University Mountain Campus (CSU-MC), which is situated within a high-elevation parkland (Pingree Park) ~53 miles west of Fort Collins, CO.

Students will work as teams in coordinated sampling campaigns to collect eco-physiological data in four distinct research areas:

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Off Campus
  • Environmental Restoration & Reclamation

The Arizona Game and Fish Department offers paid summer internship opportunities in cooperation with participating college and universities. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in gaining hands on practical work experience while working with a diverse group of professionals in the fields of wildlife science, biological science, wildlife management, and many other professions within the Department.

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

Borderlands Restoration Network seeks dynamic leaders to facilitate the training of groups of 10 youth interns, ages 15-20, as part of the Borderlands Earth Care Youth (BECY) Institute. Educational Facilitators will work directly with BECY Institute interns four days per week to train the next generation of land stewards, provide marketable job skills on actual restoration projects, and educate tomorrow’s conservation leaders about the issues that surround complete habitat restoration.

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Off Campus
  • Communities, Culture & Engagement

Friends of the Sonoran Desert (FSD) is pleased to announce our new student internship program. Internships will be awarded to students who have the skills and training to facilitate our mission to protect and conserve the Sonoran Desert. In 2021, we would like to hire one intern proficient in social media, and another proficient in website design. On your application, please clearly state which internship you are applying for. Qualified applicants include advanced undergraduate students and graduate students enrolled in Arizona universities.

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

The University of Montana’s Ecological Mapping, Monitoring, and Analysis group (EMMA) is currently recruiting RIPARIAN BOTANISTS to assist in implementing the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Aquatic Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) strategy, targeted at collecting standardized data on streams and riparian areas across BLM Districts in the western U.S. As part of a 3-person crew, each riparian. botanist will work alongside two aquatic technicians to collect vegetation composition data along streams according to the BLM’s Multiple Indicator Monitoring (MIM) protocol.

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Off Campus
  • Built Environments

Morris Arboretum is a historic public garden and research and educational institution. It promotes an understanding of the relationship between plants, people and place through programs that integrate science, art and the humanities. The internship program provides hands- on experience and an education that prepares interns for careers in public gardens and related fields.

Type of Opportunity:
Research Opportunities
Location: Off Campus
  • Biodiversity, Conservation & Ecosystems

The 2021 Harvard Forest Summer Research Program is now accepting applications from a diverse group of undergraduate students to join an immersive research experience. The 2021 program will be VIRTUAL. 

This 11-week paid virtual internship (May 24 – August 6, 2021) is coordinated through Harvard’s world-class ecological research hub in Petersham, Massachusetts.   

Type of Opportunity:
Jobs
Location: On Campus
  • Arts & Humanities

Compost Cats seeks 1-2 student employees to assist with ongoing communication, marketing, and outreach efforts involving campus and the greater Tucson community. Areas of responsibility include developing print and digital graphics and media for Compost Cats events and University communication channels. This position may also assist in supporting and developing the visual layout of Compost Cats presentations, reports, and other publications and productions. 

Type of Opportunity:
Jobs
Location: On Campus
  • Climate Science, Adaptation & Resilience Solutions

The Arizona Genomics Institute, in the School of Plant Sciences, is hiring an entry level lab position for an undergraduate Life Science major. The position requires 8-10 hours per week at the minimum; best scenario would be three days a week for 3hrs each day. The responsibilities are the lab glassware and preparation of labware used by the lab (pipets, tips, tubes), autoclaving, refilling water baths and sanitation solutions, mortars, pestels, stocking and ordering items based on inventory, media kitchen clean up, etc.

Type of Opportunity:
Assistantships
Location: Variable (Travel Required)
  • Arid Lands & Resources
  • Energy & Renewable Energy Systems
  • Food Systems

We are recruiting for 1 PhD student position to start in the Fall of 2021 to work on exploring the socio-environmental implications of a sustainable solution for our food and energy systems. For the last seven years, we have been studying the potential for co-locating agriculture and photovoltaics, or "agrivoltaics," as an untapped opportunity to simultaneously increase food and energy production while reducing water use. The position includes funding for four years through a combination of research and teaching assistantships.

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