University of Arizona waterWRLD

Some internships may be closed. Please refer to the organization’s web page for up-to-date postings and opportunities.

This experiential internship program is designed to provide up to eight University of Arizona students per academic year with real world opportunities to develop workforce-relevant skills by engaging with the community on water-related issues in partnership with local Tucson 501(c)3 non-profit Watershed Management Group (WMG).

Students participating in this internship program will:

  • commit to a year of academic credit by registering for 3 units of 393/493/593 in both the fall and spring semesters
  • be available for weekly internship program meetings at WMG facilities on Friday afternoons from 2 - 4 pm throughout the semesters
  • choose a career track in consultation with a WMG mentor
  • participate in skills-development
  • participate in a program-long civic engagement scavenger hunt
  • maintain a reflective journal or blog about their internship experience

Who is Eligible: Junior, senior and graduate students at the University of Arizona are eligible to apply. Students from any major or program are welcome. Students must be in good standing, with a 2.7 GPA or higher.

Application Instructions: The application period for waterWRLD interns for the 2017 - 2018 academic is now open.  For full consideration, please submit your application packet by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 7th, 2017. Your application packet can be dropped off to Katie Hughes (Environment and Natural Resources 2, room N321) at the School of Natural Resources and the Environment, or emailed directly to the current waterWRLD Internship Coordinator Dr. Stuart Marsh . Your application packet should include the following:

  1. A one page résumé
  2. Your unofficial transcripts
  3. A completed waterWRLD internship application form

Applications are due by Friday, April 7th @ 5pm.  

Semesters Available



Tucson, AZ

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