Jobs and Internships Opportunities

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Recent Internship Opportunities (in order by application deadline date):

Grant Administrator - Arizona Department of Health Services

The Arizona Department of Health Services is hiring for a Ryan White Grant Administrator. This position is responsible for managing the finances and administrative components of the Ryan White Part B program and AIDS Drug Assistance Program in Arizona. 
The Job ID for the role is 504673 and the link is also available here:
If there are questions about the position please reach out to

Application Deadline: Open until filled.


Government Relations Intern (Summer) - Centene Corporation

Centene is looking for a summer intern in their Government Relations Office.  Additional information on this internship can be found at

Application Deadline: Unknown

Per Dr. Schlager, SGPP can accommodate travel expenses as this internship is located in Washington DC.


Summer Research Assistant Intern - Tucson Police Department

The Tucson Police Department is seeking a Research Assistant Intern to work in its Research and Analysis Unit. Successful applicants will have both technical skills and a motivation to serve the public. Interns will participate in the analysis of special projects focused on evaluating Departmental performance, increasing the transparency of the Department’s actions, and/or improving the organizational workflow. Career opportunities are available to high performing interns.

View full position details here.

Application Deadline: Unknown


Development & Marketing Intern - The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter & Sanctuary

We are seeking an creative, driven, detail-oriented college student who will be assisting and working with the Development Coordinator. This position will focus on supportive tasks and projects as they relate to The Hermitage’s fundraising efforts and marketing.

The intern will assist the Development Coordinator in planning events, creating marketing materials (including editing videos and photos for promotional content), planning social media and communications schedules, and assisting with day-to-day administrative tasks.

View full internship description here.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.


Research Internship - Animal Policy Group

The Animal Policy Group is a professional services firm specializing in government relations and strategic policy initiatives for the animal health, veterinary, and pet care services industries. We are looking for an intern with extensive research experience and strong writing skills. The ideal candidate excels in the following areas:

  • Managing multiple projects and work streams and the ability to prioritize them effectively.
  • Writing consise, on-point memos.
  • Finding answers, adapting to the field, and coming up with solutions as they encouter obstacles.
  • Completing projects with minimum supervision.
  • Working from home or other remote/virtual location.

This individual will work the legislative and regulatory team, as well as the CEO and Founder on a variety of projects.

Email your questions, or a resume and writing sample to


Summer 2022 Internship - Northern Arizona University

The NAU Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals is offering its 2022 Student Summer Internship for Native American/Alaska Native individuals interested in working with tribal organizations to address tribal environmental issues. The internships have research, technical, educational, or policy focus.
The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals is offering at least 8 positions in air quality. You can apply for up to 8 positions with one application. The internship program provides each student intern with a $4,800 stipend. The Institute also offers travel and housing stipends for interns who relocate for the internship. Some internships may be virtual, with the intern telecommuting from their home location. Host sites are selected from tribal environmental organizations, government offices, the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), and others. Apply here.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2022


HACU National Internship Program - Seeking Interns for Summer 2022

The Hispanic Association of College and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program, a year-round internship program, is accepting applications from college students for the Summer 2022 session. The PAID spring internship program dates are June 6-August 12, 2022. All majors welcome. Click here for additional details.

Deadline: February 25, 2022



Recent Job Opportunities (in order of application deadline date):



Multiple job opportunities - Children's Action Alliance

CAA is looking for a couple of dynamic individuals and changemakers to fill the Executive Assistant and Development Assistant positions. The right candidates will play an essential part in office and event management, operation efficiency, and ultimately, the success of the organization. The Executive Assistant will primarily provide administrative support to our leadership team and board of directors and occasionally assist with some of our policy and advocacy projects. The Development Assistant will primarily manage the CRM database, lead smaller gift campaigns, and occasionally provide general office support.  

If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of children and families and you want to help shape Arizona’s future, check out the job postings for these opportunities and for more information. 

View current job postings here.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.


Fiscal Analyst - Joint Legislative Budget Committee

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

View full job description here.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.


Multiple job opportunities - City of Tucson

The City of Tucson is hiring for multiple positions in various departments. Our professional, friendly team is driven by the opportunity to make a difference in the community where we work and play. As a proud Equal Employment Opportunity/ADA compliant employer, we are committed to embracing, retaining, and developing an effective and diverse workforce dedicated to delivering high-quality services to the community of Tucson. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, which include medical, dental, vision, free life insurance, free long-term disability, paid sick leave, paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, and a stable pension plan. All new employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs, and those exceptions must be approved by the City of Tucson. Apply online at the link below.
City of Tucson jobs


Program Coordinator (Research & Evaluation Analyst) - Pima County Department of Justice Services (full-time position)

Supervises and coordinates the day-to-day activities of a specific single functional program. This is distinguished from Program Manager by its direct participation in the day-to-day activities of a single functional program with highly specified objectives. Experience in program evaluation and statistical analysis software a plus. This classification is in the unclassified service and is exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules.

View full position details here.

Accepting applications until the position is filled.


Performance Auditor - Arizona Auditor General

The AZ Auditor General is looking for qualified candidates to fill their Performance Auditor positions.  Performance auditors look at State agencies and programs. Working in a mutually respectful team environment, you will learn about State agencies to understand their roles and responsibilities, evaluate how well they perform their responsibilities, research and identify best practices, and provide objective recommendations to improve their operations.

View full job details here.

Application Deadline: Open until filled (rolling basis)

Additional auditor positions with the Arizona Auditor General can be found here.


Arizona Governor's Office of Strategic Planning and Budgeting (OSPB)

OSPB is currently searching for Budget Analysts.

View information flyer for Budget Analyst here.

Application Deadline for Budget Analyst positions: Open until filled (rolling basis)


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Page last updated 1/25/2022.