Campus Life

From internships to study abroad, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has lots of opportunities for students to learn professional skills, network with industry professionals, and make their degree workplace-ready. Visit the CALS Career Center online or in-person for help in seeking career-related information. In addition, learn more about what 100% Engagement means in CALS.

Internships

View our Internship Library to search for details on positions that meet your interests and goals. All internships can be searched by Industry Area, Location, and Semester, to help you find a match. New internships are available each semester, so please keep checking. You may also browse Past Internships to inspire your current search.

Job Opportunities

Find out about career opportunities on our Job Opportunities page.

Need some help?

CALS Career Center Internship Coordinator

For internships and career assistance, please contact:

Dari Trujillo
kdtrujil@email.arizona.edu

Student Engagement

For Student Engagement questions, please contact:

Gabrielle Sykes-Casavant
gms@email.arizona.edu

Clubs

Learn more about clubs and other extracurricular activities at ASUA's Club Resource Center

Study Abroad

Adventure can earn you course credit. Faculty-led study abroad opportunities are available globally. For the complete listing of available programs visit UA's Study Abroad page.

Awards

The awards listed below are available to students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Announcements of nomination deadlines and information on the selection process are sent to each department and school in CALS by Mike Staten, Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development. Information is also available in Career and Academic Services, Forbes 211.

NACTA Teaching Award of Merit

  • Sponsored by National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture
  • Recognizes excellence in college teaching in an agricultural discipline
  • One professor and one graduate teaching assistant at each college or university
  • Certificate presented annually at CALS Honors Convocation (fall semester)
  • Contact: Mike Staten, Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development, Career and Academic Services, (520) 621-3613

Outstanding Graduating Senior Awards

  • Certificate and keepsake to college recipient (sponsored by UA Foundation)
  • Certificate and keepsake presented at fall and spring CALS commencement receptions
  • Plaque to each departmental winner (one per department/school)
  • Plaques presented at dean's luncheon prior to fall and spring commencements
  • Contact: Mike Staten, Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development, Career and Academic Services, (520) 621-3613

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards

  • Award (type varies) to one college recipient (sponsored by UA Foundation)
  • Award presented annually at a luncheon during spring semester
  • Plaque to departmental winners (one per department/school)
  • Plaques presented at dean's luncheon in the spring
  • Contact: Mike Staten, Bart Cardon Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Career Development, Career and Academic Services, (520) 621-3613

Awards Available to Students in Any College at the University of Arizona

The Graduate and Professional Student Council at the University of Arizona sponsors numerous awards for graduate students. Their awards program also offers an opportunity for students to honor supportive faculty, staff, and administrators. Winners receive plaques and a free meal at an awards banquet in the spring. In 1999, the Graduate Advisor of the Year also received $5,000, donated by the Graduate College. For further information, contact the Graduate and Professional Student Council by phone at (520) 626-7526 or by email at gpsc@grad.admin.arizona.edu.

Recent Award Categories

Outstanding Teaching Assistant
Outstanding Research Assistant
Best Dissertation
Best Master's Project
Outstanding Community Service
Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor of Undergraduates
Outstanding Faculty Mentor of Graduate Students
Graduate Student Leadership Award
Political Action Award
Graduate Student Advocate of the Year
Administrator of the Year
Supportive Staff of the Year
Graduate Advisor of the Year