Intern with the Bio/Diversity Project

Get experience working in science education and teaching distance-learning lessons in local schools, while networking with staff from the National Park Service and Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

Spring 2021 is a 100% Remote Internship

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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. The Spring 2021 semester will be 100% remote.

Earn Course Credit

Interns can receive 3 units of credit through a number of UA departments:

  • Biosystems Engineering
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Geography and Development
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Sustainable Built Environments
  • Teaching, Learning, and Social Cultural Studies
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • General Studies
  • Geosciences
  • Public Health 
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • UA Honors College
  • Neuroscience and Cognitive Science 

Time Commitment

The internship requires a commitment of 10 hours each week. You'll spend 5 hours each teaching distance-learning lessons in a local K-12 school and an additional 5 hours virtually attending training and developing program materials at the UA.

How to Apply 

Our application is now open for the Spring 2021 semester. The application will remain open through December 18th or until all positions are filled. Click here to apply! 


Get in touch with Elena Greenberg,  

Special thanks to the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice and the University of Arizona Green Fund for making this program possible.