College/School Eligibility:

  • Agriculture and Life Sciences

Class Year Eligibility:

  • First Year (undergrad)
  • Second Year (undergrad)
  • Third Year (undergrad)
  • Fourth Year + (undergrad)

Qualifications and Previous Coursework

The student should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Background in climate change science, policy, agricultural or natural resource sciences (preference will be given to students who have completed climate change coursework) 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to translate scientific material for a general audience, and engage stakeholders through focus groups, interviews, and community outreach events
  • Basic familiarity with communication through websites and social media, or willingness to learn
  • Background in excel spreadsheets, database management tools, and/or survey tools is a plus