Specific Internship Opportunities
The psychology clinic has established a community service agency that provides undergraduate life skills trainers (and mentors) to school-aged youth with emotional and/or behavioral problems. The vast majority of these children are from a minority group living in poverty in Tucson and are struggling with a variety of emotional and behavior problems. We are currently accepting applications for Spring semester. As a LifeSTEP (Life Skills Training and Enhancement Program) intern, you would be meeting with your assigned youth about once a week for about 4 hours each time. Activities might include going to the movies, getting an ice cream, going bowling or spending time at a park, etc (you would be reimbursed for your expenses including gas). You would receive 3 units of internship credit (393 or 493 depending on your U of A status), and you would have the opportunity to receive training in this area. We are especially in need of male interns (due to the high number of older boys in need of a positive male role model), and we are also in need of female interns. If you are interested (and are at least 18 years old), please complete the attached application & email it back to firstname.lastname@example.org. I will be holding an informational meeting about the program for all applicants on Thursday, December 12 (reading day - no classes or finals scheduled) at 3pm (location TBA).
I am looking forward to hearing from you - Julie
Julie Feldman, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Arizona
Casa de Esperanza is taking interns. It is a non-profit in Houston, Texas. Casa de Esperanza provides residential care to children birth through six who are in crisis due to abuse, neglect, or the effects of HIV. Care is provided in our neighborhood by our Hands of Hope interns. Our interns, most of whom are recent college graduates, join us for a year of service (a twelve-month full-time post-graduation internship). Applicants wishing to complete shorter internships are considered on a case by case basis. We provide on-site housing (interns live with the children they are caring for) and interns join us from all over the United States to be part of our internship program.
Information about our internship may be found here:
The application for our internship may be found here:
Internship with Banner Health - "Patient Experience Ambassador Program"
Banner-UMC/Pre-Health Professions Advising Center
2020 SPRING Application - Application is for ONE SEMESTER.
Please read the information about this opportunity carefully. The application deadline is Monday, October 7, 2019 by 11:00 AM. There is a required orientation and immunization clearances are required of the students selected. Submission of your application is your agreement to meet these requirements.
- The application for this semester-long opportunity is online and can be accessed through the link at the end of this explanation.
- The training and immunization clearances required for Banner-UMC are completed through an online company called myClinicalExchange (mCE) and the company will charge you directly for this service ($36.50). Separately, you must pass a drug screening test (additional cost paid to the lab of $25.00). Please note that neither Banner-UMC nor the Pre-Health Professions Advising Center receives any of these funds.
- Training modules completed for mCE will include HIPAA and professionalism among other topics.
- Immunization clearances involve submitting proof of MMR, Varicella (chicken pox) and 2 negative TB tests
- This spring internship is a 3 credit, upper division course and billed through the Bursar’s office as a regular UA course.
- Total contact hours you are required to complete is 120.
- The course requirements involve regular journal submissions and a final reflective paper submitted through your D2L class site. There is also a project submitted directly to the internship liaison at BUMC.
Potential PX Ambassadors may contact the Pre-Health Professions Advising Office at 520-621-7763 with questions. This internship opportunity is limited to 40 students. You will be notified by the end of October, 2019, regarding whether or not you have been accepted for the program.
The Patient Experience (PX) Program is a patient contact experience, designed for students intending to apply to health professional programs who have completed at least one year of college (at UA or who have transferred to UA from another college/university). There is no preference given for an applicant's particular career path within the health professions. The patient experience ambassador will be assigned to a care unit at Banner University Medical Center-Tucson, either main campus or south campus (you will be able to indicate one or both sites as preferences). Ambassadors will be responsible for rounding on patients by utilizing an established rounding process and guidelines. Rounding is defined as the act of proactively meeting with patients and discussing needs such as communication with staff, hospitalization and stay, safety, and plan of care. After the PX Ambassador has rounded with the patients, the Ambassador then summarizes the findings and action is taken by the hospital providers.
The role of the Patient Experience Ambassador is to enhance patient-centered care and satisfaction through facilitation of need based communication between patient, family, and staff. Interns will gain the following: effective communication skills; a better understanding of patient satisfaction determinants; increased awareness of health care system service quality and protocols; knowledge of methods to evaluate patient satisfaction and the impact that this satisfaction has on the hospital; and exposure to health administration and other public health challenges. PX Ambassadors will also provide valuable information to Banner University Medical Center regarding opportunities to improve care as well as analyses of needs relevant to specific health care patient populations.
You will negotiate your shifts with the nurse/unit leader (supervisor) of the unit to which you are assigned but you will need to plan for 10-12 hours per week of time at the hospital. If you are interested, please complete the online application. DEADLINE TO APPLY IS Monday, October 7, 2019 by 11:00 AM. The date stamp on the application determines its time of submission. Please review the timeline and the steps shown above which are required to become a PX Ambassador. Preference will be given to students who have some prior clinical experience.
This application process is designed to familiarize applicants with the application process to health professional programs. Attention to detail and ability to articulate your interest in health professions is critical.
The PRIMARY APPLICATION FOR the 2020 Spring Patient Experience (PX) SPRING Program is available through this link: BEGIN APPLICATION
Qualifications include the following:
Excellent communication skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Prioritization of patient-centered care; excellent customer service. Attention to detail. Ability to perform routine tasks effectively. Flexibility. Good judgment.
Camp Counselor positions availbale for Summer, 2020.
- Provide a level of professionalism, encouragement, compassion, and leadership within your bunks and in your cabins
- Provide direction and support to the campers that come to your department areas
- Be fully trained and confident in your role as a camp counselor at Camp Wekeela
- Serve as bunk O.D. in a rotation
- Attend staff meetings, daily cabin meetings, and any additional meetings requests
- Follow all rules set by the camp
- Teach your specialty area with enthusiasm and encouragement to all campers
- Work alongside co-counselors and co-department staff to create a great environment for the campers
- Adhere to all safety regulations within your department area and your cabin
- Adhere to all set ratio rules with campers
- Never speak in a way to harm a camper or other staff
- Assist in evening activity and outside program areas when asked
- Practice open communication and transparency throughout the camp community
Apply online at: https://www.campwekeela.com/staff-welcome.php
Please see the following flyers for an internship postiton through UA's Office of Early Academic Outreach
Elder Rehab Needs 30 Interns and Volunteers for Fall 201
The Elder Rehab program at the Tucson Jewish Community Center is an exercise and cognitive stimulation program for memory-challenged senior adults. The senior participants are paired - one to one - with UA interns and volunteers who provide twice weekly rehab sessions for a total of 20 sessions per semester. Each session consists of an hour of physical exercise and an hour of memory and language stimulation exercises and games. Training will be provided. Hours are worked out betweenstudent and the assigned partner. The JCC is located at 3800 E. River Road, corner of Dodge (about a 20 minute drive from campus).
An open book quiz on Alzheimer’s and a final report culled from weekly records kept on participant responses to activities are required.
There are also 2 social events students are requested to attend. The 45 hours required for a one credit internship or independent study course are easily met; most students log about 50 hours, including training time and social events.
An application form is attached. Applicants are accepted on a first come, first served basis, with preference for students who commit for two semesters. Male students and one Spanish speaker are especially needed.
Applicants must have a car and either have current CPR credentials or be registered for a course before start of the program the week of September 16.
There is a training session on the exercise component on Sun. Sept. 15 at 9a.m. and a “meet your partner” brunch on Sun. September 15 from 11-1 at the JCC.
Training on the cognitive activities will be at a time to be arranged between students and the program coordinator, Dr. Sharon Arkin.
JCC Elder Rehab is entering its 10th semester and is based on a federally-funded UA research project which is described at
www.u.arizona.edu/~sarkin/elderrehab.html. A brief video about the current program is on Youtube: Title - JCC Elder Rehab
For further information, students should call Dr. Sharon Arkin: 520-603-2912 or email: Sharonmerlearkin@gmail.com
Jobs and Internships available at Trusting Connections Nanny Service Trusting Connections.pdf
The International Rescue Committee in Tucson is currently accepting applicants for the IRC Fall Internship Program.
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid organization that responds to the world’s worst crises and helps people survive, recover, and rebuild their lives. The IRC in Tucson opened in 1997, and is one of 30 U.S. offices that work locally with the community to best provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services that reflect the unique challenges refugees face. Our mission is to provide opportunities for refugees – survivors of violent conflict, and often torture – to rebuild their lives and regain self-reliance. Interns will be assigned to various tasks, such as helping newly arrived refugees find employment, teaching Cultural Orientation classes to help refugees adjust to life in America, or advocating on behalf of refugee’s medical needs.
Available Fall Internships:
· Family and Youth Case Management Support
· Health and Medical Advocacy
· Cultural Orientation
· Employment and Economic Empowerment
· Nutrition and Food Security
· Behavioral Health and Survivors of Torture Case Management
· Reception and Administrative Services
· Immigration Services
· New Roots Agricultural Support
· Housing and Family Support
Learn more about each of the internship positions offered by the IRC here. Fall interns are expected to work approximately 10 to 15 hours per week. All internships are unpaid but course credit is often available.
· Fall internship applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
· To apply, submit an application here.
· Once your application is received, you will be contacted to set up an interview.
· All intern candidates must be able to pass a criminal history check and most positions require a valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle.
For any questions, please contact Kristen Miller, the Volunteer Coordinator, at VolunteerTucson@Rescue.org or call 520 319 2128 ext 124.
Specific Job Opportunities
The Office of International Admissions is seeking graduate and undergraduate applicants for our growing global outreach team. Our Global Outreach Assistants work with prospective international students to share information and application updates along their journey of becoming an Arizona Wildcat. Interested applicants can submit a cover letter and resume to Kayla Lugo at email@example.com.
If you have already graduated, or are close to graduation, you may want to check out these two job opportunities at Rise Services, in the area of early intervention with children ages 0-3 years.
(900-hr slot) UA Compost Cats serves as an environmental leadership training program, an influential regional presence, and a prominent symbol of student initiative, engagement, and achievement. The Outreach and Education Assistant will lead composting workshops in local K-12 school STEM programs and will coordinate experiential learning workdays for community volunteers.
(300-hr slot) Water Educators provide water quality investigation opportunities and water education programs to Tucson-area students.
To see a list of all open positions in Arizona type UACE in the Program Name section at this My AmeriCorps link: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/publicRequestSearch.do
If you have additional questions, please feel free to reach out to me.
Program Coordinator, UA Wildcat Corps – AmeriCorps Program
The University of Arizona
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
McClelland Park, 650 N. Park Avenue, Room 401-G
PO Box 210078
Tucson, AZ 85721-0078
AmeriCorps position available with the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (School Garden Educator)
Jobs and Internships available at Trusting Connections Nanny Service Trusting Connections.pdf
Job opportunities with ASHline - Arizona Smokers' Helpline Job Flyer - Enrollment 08.2019.pdf
Specific Volunteer Opportunities