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**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.

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

The Field Coordinator connects volunteers, interns, and partners to our stewardship, wildlife, and water programs throughout the Sky Island Region of the United States and Mexico. To increase engagement in community science and support Sky Island Alliance’s field program, this position coordinates fieldwork for staff and volunteers. To support volunteers, the Field Coordinator creates training materials and coordinates, facilitates training sessions, and tracks volunteer contributions. To support programs, the Field Coordinator will manage field supplies and equipment and assist with other

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Virtual
  • Climate Science, Adaptation & Resilience Solutions

The Web Content Intern will be involved in the ideation and creation of web pages, web copy, and blog posts for our new Drupal-based intranet and our Native Lands Partnership site. We're looking for a self-motivated person who is interested in website content, works well in a team setting and has a passion for building websites and leans into conservation and the preservation of wild spaces. The Web Content intern will help create content; post content; manage content-related projects and work directly with TWS staff of all levels.

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Virtual
  • Climate Science, Adaptation & Resilience Solutions

The Digital Advocacy teams at The Wilderness Society (TWS) are seeking highly motivated undergraduate or postgraduate students for a position that offers valuable hands-on experience both developing and executing strategy, working with our Digital team. This internship offers opportunities to research, create and strategize a variety of outreach materials - including blogs, graphics and digital content creation across the board. Focus issues include the fight against climate change, protection of public lands, equitable access to nature and the outdoors, and environmental justice.

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Virtual
  • Climate Science, Adaptation & Resilience Solutions

Intern will support the Public Lands Curriculum team in the development of a 5-year vision and strategy for the Public Lands curriculum resource that aligns with TWS’s Strategic Results. The Intern will also assist with outreach and education related to the curriculum. In this position individuals will assist in the planning and implementation of a series of internal and external stakeholder listening sessions to gather ideas and input to aid in the creation of a holistic 5-year vision and strategy for the curriculum resource.

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

Environmental education program seeks dynamic, responsible presenters to conduct elementary, middle, and high school programs on topics including water conservation, recycling, energy efficiency, renewable energy, electrical safety, climate change, and bicycle and pedestrian safety.Presenters earn $45 per presentation, which includes drive time, set up and clean up. Presenters usually do between 2 and 6 presentations per day, depending on what is scheduled at a school.

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

The Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program at the University of New Mexico is seeking to hire a Research Scientist. This position has a large field ecology component and requires the ability to live for extended periods at the Sevilleta Field Station near Socorro, New Mexico, during spring and fall data collection periods (up to five non-consecutive months per year) and to drive a field vehicle.The primary responsibility of this research technician position is to work with other scientists to collect and manage data for a number of long-term, field-based research projects.

Type of Opportunity:
Jobs
Location: Off Campus
  • Water Resources

The Surface Water Quality Improvement Planning Value Stream in the ADEQ Water Quality Division (WQD) is seeking a recent college graduate or an early career environmental scientist to assist staff members in managing tasks related to alleviating surface water quality impairments in Oak Creek near Sedona and abandoned mine remediation sites in the Bradshaw Mountains near Prescott. This position will be shared between two project managers based in Flagstaff and will support the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of watershed improvement and mine remediation projects.

Type of Opportunity:
Jobs
Location: Off Campus
  • Water Resources

The Surface Water Quality Improvement Value Stream in the ADEQ Water Quality Division (WQD) is seeking an experienced and qualified student or recent graduate to assist staff members in managing tasks related to coordinating and training community scientists/volunteers in gathering credible water quality data around Arizona. The applicant,  will support ADEQ staff in a variety of tasks associated with AZWW program needs.

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: On Campus
  • Environmental Economics & Business Systems

The BI05 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 A Center department (TLS 393/493).

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Off Campus
  • Governance, Environmental Law & Decision-making

The Office of Administrative Counsel for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is seeking applicants for two summer 2022 paid legal internships.  These internships are an exciting opportunity for law students to learn how the in-house counsel for the Agency helps drive the ADEQ mission: protecting and enhancing human health and the environment.

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