Engagement Opportunities

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!

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Visit this website for all posted American Conservation Experience Opportunities. Internships available across the country in a variety of disciplines. Many opportunities within US National Parks.

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Environment for the Americas and its partners are committed to connecting diverse students with careers in conservation, natural resources, history, geology, with skill-building internships with national parks, national forests, wildlife refuges, and other sites.

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Hosted within the ELA division, the RISE intern will learn about the role the public sector plays in the development of stormwater infrastructure design, communication, and construction, while collaborating with the ELA team to improve their design communication skills and shadow project managers in landscape construction.

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Hosted within the ELA division, the RISE intern will gain insights into the significance of stormwater infrastructure design in nurturing community environmental resilience, while collaborating with the ELA team to devise community engagement strategies that champion equitable and socially responsible project outcomes.

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The Dredging Operations and Environmental Research (DOER) Program supports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operation and Maintenance Navigation Program. Research is designed to balance operational and environmental initiatives and to meet complex economic, engineering, and environmental challenges of dredging and disposal in support of the navigation mission. Research results will provide dredging project managers with knowledge and technology for cost-effective operation, evaluation or risks associated with management alternatives, and environmental compliance.

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Earthworks is looking to interview potential candidates for the position of Environmental Consultant/Compliance Manager in Tucson, AZ and surrounding areas. Earthworks specializes in NPDES and Stormwater Consulting for construction projects throughout the United States.

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Deadline: July 12, 2024

This grant-funded position is in the Education and Outreach section of the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality. As a Community Engagement Coordinator, you will work Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with occasional evenings and weekends. This position plans, coordinates, and participates in administrative and operational activities associated with pollution prevention, air pollution emissions reductions, and sustainability, specifically for the Cut Down Pollution lawn and garden voucher program, Clean Air Program, and the Climate Pollution Reduction Program.

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Deadline: July 15, 2024

The RCC seeks an aspiring, creative, committed, and flexible environmental leader toward the beginning of their career, willing to help expand and innovate at a small, but respected and growing organization. The ideal candidate will combine the imagination, empathy and writing of Rachel Carson with her dedication to connecting with a wide network of academics, activists, NGOs, and writers to protect the environment through education, writing and advocacy, bringing impeccable, but accessible, science and solutions to the public and policy makers.

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Deadline: July 15, 2024

The Ecological Restoration Institute (ERI) at Northern Arizona University is adding to our team of science communicators committed to working with land management practitioners and diverse but informed stakeholders that include policymakers and public officials, conservationists, environmentalists, business representatives, and the public to increase resiliency of Arizona’s fire-adapted forests. As a member of the communications team, this position will support the ERI’s mission through knowledge translation and co-production of printed and digital communication products to transfer scientific information to key audiences.

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Deadline: August 20, 2024

The curatorial assistant supports the mission of a living agricultural heritage museum located on a historic and archaeologically significant site, operated by the non-profit organization Friends of Tucson’s Birthplace.

The curatorial assistant works under the guidance and supervision of the Curator to maintain and expand records of the botanical collections of Mission Garden.

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