Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis from March 15th to June 1st.
This internship is run through the Women in Science and Engineering program at the University of Arizona. It is designed to promote the entry and success of underrepresented groups in the environmental science fields. The internship provides outdoor educational opportunities for K-12 youth and will also offer targeted training and mentorship opportunities for university level students. More information: here
UA student participants will have the opportunity to work in K-12 classrooms alongside educators, and will assist in the development and delivery of place-based and identity-based environmental science curricula. Students will develop science communication skills and broaden their knowledge of environmental science-related issues while simultaneously providing encouragement and outreach to underrepresented groups of K-12 students. Academic credit will be offered for participating UA students via WISE’s established internship program, and upon completion of the internship high achieving students will have the opportunity to gain additional work experience via the Next Generation Ranger Program as summer (full-time) or school-year (part-time) paid interns.
Any UA student can participate in this internship, and can receive 3-units of academic credit through the following departments:
- Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering (ABE)
- Gender and Women's Studies (GWS)
- General Studies (LASC)
- Geography and Development (GEOG/EVS)
- Honors College (HNRS)
- Natural Resources and the Environment (RNR)
- Soil, Water and Environmental Science (ENVS)
- Sustainable Built Environments (SBE)
- Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies (TLS)