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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!

Type of Opportunity:
Internships
Location: Off Campus
  • Arid Lands & Resources
  • Biodiversity, Conservation & Ecosystems
  • Communities, Culture & Engagement

Every year, the Scientists in Parks work experience program places hundreds of aspiring professionals across the National Park System to work on natural resource management needs. Past projects have mapped sand dunes at Fire Island National Seashore, surveyed towering cacti at Saguaro National Park, and protected nesting sea turtles at Padre Island National Seashore.

Type of Opportunity:
Volunteer Opportunities
Location: Off Campus
  • Environment & Public Health

The City of Tucson's Environmental & General Services Department (EGSD) is looking for volunteers.

They are bringing back their Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, but instead of it being at one location, they are moving it around the city. 

It will be the second Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to noon. The first event is January 9th at the Eastside City Hall at 7575 E Speedway Blvd. The calendar will be released soon to reveal the locations of the following events. 

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

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.

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

Visit this database for frequently updated internship opportunities! Summer internships will typically start to be posted around December-January. Positions listed here have not yet filled and positions are taken down from the database once they are filled.

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