Intern with the Bio/Diversity Project

BioDiversity intern working on dissection with studentsGet hands-on experience working in science education and outreach in local schools, while working direclty with staff from the National Park Service and Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

About the Program

As an intern, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside educators in K-12 classrooms developing and delivering place-based and identity-based environmental science curricula. You'll also develop science communication skills and broaden your knowledge of environmental science-related issues while simultaneously providing encouragement and outreach to underrepresented groups of K-12 students.

Earn Course Credit

Interns can receive 3 units of credit through a number of UA departments:

  • Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering
  • Geography and Development
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Soil, Water, and Environment Science
  • Sustainable Built Environments
  • Teaching, Learning, and Social Cultural Studies
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • General Studies
  • UA Honors College

Time Committment

The internship requires a committment of 10 hours each week. You'll spend 5 hours each week in a local K-12 school and an additional 5 hours attending trainings and developing program materials at the UA.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled.

  1. Complete our online application
  2. Email your resume to Jill Williams, jillmwilliams@email.arizona.edu

 

Apply now

 

Questions?

Get in touch with Jill Williams, jillmwilliams@email.arizona.edu.
 

Special thanks to the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice for making this program possible.