Are you interested in helping diversify the environmental sciences and developing the next generation of environmental science leaders, stewards, and scientists? Apply to the Bio/Diversity Project and intern as an environmental science outreach educator in local K-12 schools!
About the Program
As an intern, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside educators in K-12 classrooms developing and delivering place-based and identity-based environmental science curricula. You’ll also develop science communication skills and broaden your knowledge of environmental science-related issues while simultaneously providing encouragement and outreach to underrepresented groups of K-12 students.
Earn Course Credit
Interns can receive 3 units of credit through a number of UA departments:
- Agriculture and Resource Economics
- Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
- Biosystems Engineering
- Chemistry and Biochemistry
- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
- Environmental Science
- Environmental Studies
- Family Studies and Human Development
- Gender and Women’s Studies
- General Studies
- Geography and Development
- Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
- Molecular and Cellular Biology
- Natural Resources and the Environment
- Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
- Public Health
- Public and Applied Humanities
- Sustainable Built Environments
- Teaching, Learning, and Social Cultural Studies
- UArizona Honors College
The internship requires a commitment of 10 hours each week. You’ll spend 5 hours each week in a local K-12 school and an additional 5 hours attending trainings and developing program materials at the UA.
How to Apply
Applications are accepted through December 5th, 2021.
- Complete our online application via the external link: https://biodiversityproject.arizona.edu/get-involved/intern-biodiversity-project
- Email your resume and a screenshot of your Spring 2022 schedule to Elena Greenberg, firstname.lastname@example.org