Community Naturalist Internship! Fall 2023 – Spring 2024

Community Naturalist Internship! Fall 2023 – Spring 2024

Community Naturalist Internship

This Application is Now Closed!

Internship Description

This is an internship for the curious folks who ask questions, share stories, and want to deepen their connection to place.

Our Community Naturalist Internship is a storytelling and community action internship for high school youth, ages 14-20. Interns will receive special training on how to share stories about Tucson culture, history, and ecology. They will then have the opportunity to hit the streets and tell their stories out in the community at a variety of Spring events.

  • Earn $400 in January for completing all internship program requirements
  • Participate in:
    • Team building, learning, and interpretation workshops (see calendar below)
    • Interviewing community experts
    • Creating & supporting environmental action projects in partnership with local community members
    • Practicing research and presentation skills

Create sustainable solutions through climate action projects like tree planting*

Learning about Sustainable Solutions at Sabino Canyon

*Photo from 2023 Youth for Blue Skies Internship



Please view the updated Ironwood Tree Experience Covid-19 Safety Guidelines for Participants