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Paid Internship, Youth Conservation at the Field Museum

Hi folks, the Science Action Center at the Field Museum is hiring for a paid intern to work in the Youth Conservation Action (YCA) program this summer. Go to the site below and in the Careers section, just look for … Continue reading

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PAID SUMMER JOBS DEFENDING THE ENVIRONMENT

This summer, the Fund for the Public Interest  is hiring paid summer staff to work with Environment Illinois to run a grassroots campaign protecting wildlife! We are working to pass a statewide ban on polystyrene (or what a lot of people think of as … Continue reading

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AWEA WINDPOWER EVENT AT NAVY PIER, MAY 7-10

WINDPOWER, the largest wind energy event in the Western Hemisphere is coming to Navy Pier in Chicago the second week of May. Students can register for $25 using promo code THURSDAYSTU and receive the below: Thursday (May 10) attendance to WINDPOWER Exhibition & Conference … Continue reading

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Summer Opportunities For SUST Students

It’s the time of year to get in your applications for internships and fellowships! The Chicagoland areas has so many opportunities for our students to get involved, so don’t wait until the semester is over to find something productive to … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 Course Preview for SUST 390 – Introduction to Geographic Information Science

The Sustainability Studies program is offering an exciting new course in Fall 2018 on Geographic Information Science (GIS). GIS is a software application that allows us to visual data, ask questions, and conduct analysis so that we can better understand … Continue reading

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One Earth Film Festival

The One Earth Film Festival is back!   The “One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. We showcase top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and … Continue reading

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Zero Waste at Rebuilding Exchange — it’s Scraptacular!

by Emma Vuillemot for SUST 240 Waste Roosevelt University’s SUST 240 Waste class, led by Prof. Graham Pickren, recently visited Rebuilding Exchange, a non-profit social enterprise (501c3) located along the Chicago River in Bucktown. Rebuilding Exchange, RX, is a facility … Continue reading

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