List of Internships and Jobs

Internship Sites

List of Common Internship Sites

 

Specific Internship Opportunities

Please see the following flyers for an internship postiton through UA's Office of Early Academic Outreach

Camp Leader Job Description

Camp Leader Flyer

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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

Application JCCStudentAppF19.pdf

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Jobs and Internships available at Trusting Connections Nanny Service  Trusting Connections.pdf

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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.

Application Process:

·         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

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. 

Developmental Specialist

Development Specialist, Bilingual

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AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs working to improve lives and foster civic engagement. Members commit their time to address critical community needs. UA Wildcat Corps has some great AmeriCorps opportunities available for students or individuals looking to make an impact.

Members in the positions below will serve 300 to 900 hours from October to July. (Orientation in September).  The living allowance will range from $2,652 to $6,600 and the educational award from $1,289 to $3047. Educational awards can be used for future education or student loans.

For students or individuals looking to build their skills in event planning, program development and social media, these first two on-campus positions, are great options.

UACE State 4-H Youth Development Team Leader

(675-hr slot) The Arizona 4-H program is a state-wide youth development organization. The Team Leader will assist in the development & implementation of State educational programming, conferences, and curriculum.

   

 

UACE Wildcat Corps Team Leader

(900-hr slot) UA Wildcat Corps improves lives & communities as a statewide network. The Team Leader focuses on building fellowship & providing support to enrich the service year for members & increase community impact.

Other local service positions include:

   

 

UACE Pima County 4-H Youth Development

(900-hr slot) 4-H is the state’s premier youth development program. Young people become tomorrow’s leaders, creating a positive vision of the future by working with adults to make a difference in the community.

 

 

UACE Pima County Tucson Village Farm

(900-hr slot) A seed to table agriculture literacy program that reconnects youth to a healthy food system, teaches them how to grow and prepare fresh food and empowers them to make healthy life choices. To accomplish this, Tucson Village Farm offers year-round, instructional, hands-on programs for youth of all ages.

 

 

UACE Compost Cats Technician

 

(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.

UACE Pima AZ Project Wet Water Educator

     

 

(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.

Christina Lipin

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

PHONE:  520.626.9243

CELL:  757.256.8878

clipin@email.arizona.edu

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AmeriCorps position available with the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (School Garden Educator) 

CFBSA School Garden Educator_900 State Position Description_1920.pdf

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Jobs and Internships available at Trusting Connections Nanny Service  Trusting Connections.pdf

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Job opportunities with ASHline - Arizona Smokers' Helpline  Job Flyer - Enrollment 08.2019.pdf

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