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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.

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: On Campus
  • Arid Lands & Resources
  • Communities, Culture & Engagement

Interns in the Bio/Diversity Project are paired with local K-12 teachers and serve in Title I schools to teach culturally relevant, place-based, and hands-on environmental science curriculum focused on the biodiversity of the Sonoran Desert. This Spring 2022 semester, interns will facilitate in-person lessons to local K-12 students, following all COVID-19 policies and procedures. In exchange for a commitment of 10 hours per week, interns receive 3-units of academic credit through any of 21 different academic departments.

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

Pima County is seeking a highly motivated and innovative conservation professional to coordinate the Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation (NRPR) Invasive Species program. This work will build on—and amplify—decades of previous work by NRPR staff and volunteers.

Type of Opportunity:
Jobs
Location: On Campus
  • Data, Informatics & Modeling

Interested in participating in published research? Do you like helping people with their computer and A/V questions? Want to build your resume with resume worthy projects and experience? Do you have an interest in working with researchers to build proof of concept applications? If so, join the student developer team at the Arizona Institutes for Resilience (AIR) where we provide the full spectrum of IT services to 15 research institutes.

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Volunteer Opportunities
Location: On Campus
  • Communities, Culture & Engagement
  • Environment & Public Health

A semester of rewarding experience to gain grassroots organizing skills while working to commit our campuses to reduce single-use plastic pollution.

Type of Opportunity:
Jobs
Location: On Campus
  • Communities, Culture & Engagement
  • Water Resources

The UArizona Water Resources Research Center is seeking a student with interest and experience in writing about water and/or environmental topics to assist with outreach communication. Applicants are encouraged to visit the WRRC website for more information on WRRC programs and activities.

Accepting applications until the position is filled, see below flyer for more information and application instructions!

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

The Surface Water Quality Improvement Planning Value Stream in the ADEQ Water Quality Division (WQD) is seeking an experienced and qualified data entry assistant to compile and enter surface water sampling data into a database for use by senior staff members. This position will support ADEQ staff by managing, organizing, reviewing, editing, and entering sampling data and other information related, but not limited, to:

● Community Science surface water data

● Data submitted into the ADEQ surface water app which is used by various organizations

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Off Campus
  • Arid Lands & Resources

The National Parks Service is currently seeking a person to fill a 10-week internship working alongside our National Park Service staff at the Desert Research Learning Center, located on the far east side of Tucson, adjacent to Saguaro NP. The position is hired though the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and provides a weekly stipend plus a gas reimbursement allowance. The position is eligible for an Americorp educational award if hour requirements are met. More details are included in the below flyer!

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

From postdoc Katherine Hovanes:

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

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is looking for volunteers to help with their Black Footed Survey Trapping Event running September 16th-18th in Seligman, AZ. These surveys typically run from 8pm-6am so if you want to sign up, be prepared for a lot of fun, but a very late night out! Some of the officers are looking to attend the Friday night-Sat morning survey so if this is something you are interested in, feel free to sign-up on our sheet so we can arrange a carpool if necessary.

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

Dr. Pepper is looking to hire an undergraduate to help with data collection.  This position is for a few hours in the morning starting at 9am.  If you have an open schedule and are looking for a job this semester, please contact Dr. Pepper. 

Email: ipepper@email.arizona.edu

Dr. Pepper profile: https://environmentalscience.cals.arizona.edu/person/ian-l-pepper

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