Jobs and Internships Opportunities

Department administrators and Community Partners: If you have an internship or job announcement for our current students or alumni, please contact Thank you!

As a reminder, all in-person summer internships have been suspended until further notice.  Only fully-remote internships will be approved at this time.


A list of recent job and internship opportunities available below, starting with the most recent:

Graduate Center

The Graduate Center is looking to fill the position of Student Office Assistant for Fall 2020.  The office assistant will support the Director and staff with office tasks, as well as logistics, program evaluation, and event management for Graduate Center and University Fellows Program activities.  This is a non-benefits eligible position.  Students are welcome to submit their application through Handshake.


Arizona Handbooks, LLC (Internship)

Arizona Handbooks, LLC seeks 2-3 paid, part-time summer researchers working remotely, on flexible schedules, to assist with updating its 2020-2021 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.  This resource is subscribed to by over 90% of ABA law schools in the U.S. 

The work involves contacting 400+ government agencies by phone and email regarding 2021 Summer and school-year internships and post-graduate positions for law graduates.  The researchers will be independent contractors, working 20-40 hours/week between mid-May and mid-July, for a total of 200-400 research hours, at a rate of $11 per hour.

The ideal candidate will work independently and multi-task, have excellent web search and telephone skills in contacting government employers to update their job postings, and will pay close attention to detail in preparing entries for proofing and editing.  

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter (indicating special skills and reason for interest in position) to Paula Nailon, Contents Manager, Arizona Handbooks, LLC ( Telephonic interviews will begin April 27 and selections will be made on a rolling basis.


City of Tucson: Office of Mayor Regina Romero (Internship)

The Office of Mayor Romero is seeking interns for Summer and Fall 2020, as well as Spring and Summer 2021.
The internship is designed for students to learn more about the public policy process, and the history of the City of Tucson.  This is a hybrid internship designed with in-office and off-premise components.  Interns will have the flexibility of coordinating their own schedule to accommodate school.  Interns will be assisting staff with constituent requests, community inquiries and other tasks as assigned.

For more information on this internship opportunity, please click here.


Arizona Governor's Office of Strategic Planning & Budgeting (Job opportunity)

The AZ Governor's Office of Strategic Planning & Budgeting (OSPB) is currently hiring for a full-time position. The OSPB advises the Executive on financial and strategic decision-making, as well as a wide variety of projects, for the State of Arizona.

OSPB Budget Analyst Job Opportunity


Arizona Office of the Auditor General (Job opportunity)

The Office of the Auditor General is currently seeking candidates to fill a full-time position in their Performance Auditor Division located in Phoenix, AZ.

Performance Auditor I details


Arizona Master Naturalist (Internship)

AZMN is a 501c3 organization looking for volunteers or interns to assist with the development of the statewide Association and a few Tucson-based projects.

AZMN internship details


Arizona Corporation Commission (Internship)

Commissioner Lea Márquez Peterson is offering an unpaid internship to one or more qualified graduate students located in Phoenix or Tucson. This internship is available immediately. The internship will give students a unique opportunity to supplement their academic experience and coursework with a deep dive into the day-to-day operations of an elected public official and the subject matter of a state-wide administrative agency, which includes energy, water, and public utilities, and its quasi-legislative, quasi-executive, and quasi-judicial processes.

AZCC Internship Details


Joint Legislative Budget Committee (Job Opportunity)

The office of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee provides a full range of non-partisan fiscal and program analysis for the Arizona State Legislature. We currently have openings for a Fiscal Analyst and Economist, which are primarily entry level positions. We seek individuals who have a Master's degree in Economics, Public Policy Analysis, Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field.

JLBC Fiscal Analyst position details

JLBC Economist position details

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