Volunteer and Job Opportunities

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Why work or volunteer with TERC?

UC Davis is a top-ranked research university brimming with innovation and is known for standout academics, sustainability, and Aggie Pride. The Tahoe Environmental Research Center is a field station that has been at the forefront of science research at Lake Tahoe since 1968. Work alongside world-class scientists, researchers, and educators to help sustain one of the most beautiful and unique places on Earth. Our small staff provides personalized attention for improved training experiences in a diverse array of opportunities giving you every reason to love working here. UC Davis TERC staff are proud to deliver high-quality teaching, research, and public service to further TERC’s mission and impact across the nation and throughout the world.

Job Opportunities

UC Davis is seeking AR Developer for mobile application development using Augmented Reality (AR) to educate about climate change at Lake Tahoe.

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC) is soliciting proposals to develop an augmented reality (AR) exhibit/app to to educate users about climate change. There are two projects: Part A -  Winter Selfies and Part B - Find Tahoe Tessie. The goal of these AR experiences will be to increase user understanding that climate change will negatively impact them personally as visitors to Lake Tahoe, skiers, snowboarders, swimmers, beach visitors, etc.

Augmented Reality Experience for Lake Tahoe RFP Available at CalUSource


Search: 002404-Mar2021 Augmented Reality Experience UCD TERC

Click links for: Bid Opportunities (CalUSource), Register for CalUSource , and Doing Business with UC Davis

AmeriCorps Opportunity

TERC has 2-3 Education Program Associates that are with the SNAP AmeriCorps Program. Each AmeriCorps member is required to complete 1,500 hours of service starting in October. A full position description can be found at https://sierranevadaalliance.org/sierra-nevada-americorps-partnership-snap/ for more details. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Other seasonal volunteer opportunities are available throughout the year. Please contact Alison Toy at antoy@ucdavis.edu for more information about upcoming opportunities.