Student Internship Program

Water Resource and Land Management Internship Program

Hosting a Water Resource and Land Management Intern:

The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona is seeking tribal, federal or state agencies or NGO’s located within a Colorado River Basin state ( who are working on tribal water and land management efforts to host a college student for either 8 to 10-week summer internships or 30 week academic year internships. Entities with the ability to supervise and mentor students in these areas are encouraged to apply.

The interns will be highly motivated undergraduate or graduate students majoring in water and land management or related careers from various colleges and universities nationwide. ITEP provides each student intern with a stipend, and housing and travel allowances for interns that relocate (summer only). The host site provides a workplace and supervision for the intern. Some internships may be virtual or hybrid. You are welcome to submit applications for both virtual projects and in-person projects.

The projects MUST focus on addressing water or integrated water and land management and policy issues relevant to tribal communities in one of the 9 Colorado River basin states in the US.

Application Process:
If you are interested in hosting an internship, please submit an online application. You may submit more than one application if you have multiple projects that you would like considered.

Academic Year Internships - August 21st, 2023
Summer Internships - December 1st, 2023

Internship Host - Online Application:
Academic Year Host Applications
Summer Host Applications

Project requirements:

Please submit an Application to Host an Intern, outlining ALL of the following:

Selection of the host sites is based on the following criteria:

For more information, please contact:
Kim Shaw,