Author Archives: grahampickren

You’re Doing it Wrong

By Samantha Schultz, President of RU Green As easy as recycling and composting seems, it can actually be very confusing for some. Often we experience “aspirational recycling” where we hold a holy piece of trash in the palm of our … Continue reading

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Paid Position at the National Park Service in Chicago

Alumni and graduating students will be interested in this job.  Even if you aren’t graduating in December, it still might not hurt to apply. Join the National Park Service as an Urban Ecology Fellow  The National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails … Continue reading

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Curious About Climate Change? Attend the Screening of the New Film Paris to Pittsburgh

Wabash Building Room 1215 4 – 5:45 pm Monday, November 4th The Sustainability Studies Program is hosting a film screening and discussion of the climate change-focused documentary Paris to Pittsburgh. The film charts the role that U.S. cities are playing in … Continue reading

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Job Posting – Chicago Audubon Society

Job Description: Program and Communication Manager Chicago Audubon Society 5801-C N. Pulaski Chicago, IL 60646 Type: Regular, Full-Time or Part-time will be considered Overview: Founded in 1972, Chicago Audubon Society (CAS) is a chapter affiliated with the National Audubon Society … Continue reading

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Elevate Energy is Hiring a Solar Marketing Coordinator

Elevate Energy is a non-profit organization doing great work developing renewable energy and energy efficiency programs in Illinois. Unlike most profit-oriented companies, Elevate is focused on equity issues in sustainable development. Elevate Energy is looking to hire a Marketing Coordinator … Continue reading

Posted in business, economics, energy, green jobs

Urban Agriculture Instructor position

Hi folks, The Gary Comer Youth Center is looking to hire a full-time, year round Urban Agriculture Instructor to work at their facility on the South Side. The full job flyer and link to apply can be found here. Position … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture, food, green jobs

Urban Ecology Field Lab – Summer opportunity 2019

Hi folks, I am once again serving as the Program Coordinator for the Urban Ecology Field Lab, a summer research/mentorship program at the Field Museum of Natural History. We’re doing important research on biodiversity, soil/water relationships, and social engagement and … Continue reading

Posted in biodiversity, cities, conservation, ecology, education, internships, museums, parks and public land, research, restoration, science, students