Watershed Management Group

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

This experiential internship program (waterwrld.arizona.edu) 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 six skills-development workshops

  • maintain a journal or blog about their internship experience

  • develop a professional portfolio

For full consideration of placement in the program, students must submit an application (waterwrld.arizona.edu/apply.html) to an internship coordinator (papuga@email.arizona.edu) by July 10th, 2015.

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.

Semesters Available



Tucson, AZ

Location Area