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Do you have passion for the environment and like to work with people? Are you looking to make a positive and lasting contribution to the world we live in? Are you interested in working in an energetic, creative and entrepreneurial nonprofit organization that is fast-emerging as one of the leading voices on conservation and smart growth issues in western North America? If so, the Sonoran Institute may be the right place for you.

As the Institute continues to expand across the West, from Mexico to Montana, we pride ourselves on attracting and retaining some of the best professionals in the field today. Click here to learn more about our approach, our mission and our vision for the West.

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The Sonoran Institute is accepting applications for the positions listed below. Click the position to view the job description. If we have no open positions, please check back with us again soon.

Internship in Marketing & Communications, Tucson, Arizona (Posted 1.26.2015)

The Sonoran Institute is looking for a marketing communications intern to assist with Social Media and other outreach during our 25th Anniversary campaign in 2015. The intern must be currently enrolled as a student with University of Arizona in Tucson. Juniors or Seniors preferred. We have posted the internship through the UA Department of Communications. Intern should have interest in nonprofit and environmental, conservation or sustainability fields. Intern is expected to have demonstrated experience with social media on a personal level at least; use on a business level preferred. You must be able to think and write strategically in order to hit a defined social strategy. Intern must be able to write short bursts of valuable content that will in-turn be posted to our social platforms. Content must be thought provoking, engaging and creative. Interested? Please contact Seth Cothrun at the Sonoran Institute, at 520-290-0828, x.1110 or email Seth.

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44 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 350
Tucson. Arizona 85701
Tel: 520.290.0828, ext. 1128
Fax: 520.917.5004

Benefits Package:
The Institute offers employees an excellent and comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance options, flexible spending accounts, paid time off and retirement savings, among others. See the Sonoran Institute Benefits Summary for more information.


The Sonoran Institute is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.