The University Climate Change Coalition (UC3) University-Community Sustainability Leadership Program Internship

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Variable (Travel Required)
Deadline: Friday, August 21, 2020

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. Interns accepted into the program will be paired with community and university mentors to develop and implement place-based projects that engage the campus and surrounding communities around issues of sustainability, environment, and/or climate action. These projects will provide service opportunities for University of Arizona students and community members. Additionally, interns will engage in training coordinated by UC3 to develop skills related to building collaborative solutions to a range of problems. The internship is expected to require 8-10 hours per week; this may vary somewhat throughout the project duration.

The Fall 2020 internship program is accepting applications from undergraduate students, graduate students, and community members. No prior experience is required for this opportunity; applicants will be prepared to accomplish program goals through support from mentors within the program.  Undergraduate student interns may choose to pursue internship credit via the enrollment of 3 academic credit hours through university departments as appropriate, but this is not required. Stipends of approximately $1,000 are available for fall semester interns.

The UC3 program is committed to providing a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive atmosphere, and to developing a diverse workforce to tackle today’s pressing problems. Applicants representing traditionally underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply. Mentorship will be provided in a flexible manner to tailor to interns’ needs and support personal and professional development and successful project outcomes. 

Faculty, staff and community members who are interested in serving as mentors or collaborators on this program should notify Neha Gupta via email at nehagupta@email.arizona.edu .

Applications are accepted with a deadline of August 21, 2020 at 5 pm. For more information please visit www.environment.arizona.edu/uc3-opportunities 

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