Native American Engineering Outreach Program

Project overview

The Environmental Education Outreach Program seeks to interest Native American students in environmental careers and to assist schools in improving environmental science literacy. Some of the program’s activities include:

  • mentoring and advising students on career choices and post-secondary educational opportunities
  • providing on-campus (Northern Arizona University) experiences, such as Summer Scholars, for students and educators
  • coordinating student internships with the Environmental Protection Agency or with tribal environmental offices
  • providing tribal environmental professionals with training and materials to conduct environmental education and public outreach

Benefits

The development of partnerships with educational staff, community members, and tribal environmental professionals to address community issues will build bridges between the traditional values of Native American people and environmental education.

Location

Various programs have different locations.

Get involved

Visit the program’s website for more information.