Get hands-on experience working in science education and outreach in local schools, while working directly 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:
- Biosystems Engineering
- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
- Geography and Development
- Environmental Studies
- Environmental Science
- 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
- Public Health
- Molecular and Cellular Biology
- UA Honors College
- Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
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.
- Complete our online application
- Email your resume to Elena Greenberg, firstname.lastname@example.org
Special thanks to the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice for making this program possible.