Category Archives: conservation

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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Summer 2020 Course Preview for SUST 361 Urban Ecology

This coming summer semester (2020) the Sustainability Studies program will offer an exciting field-based course, SUST 361 Urban Ecology, taught by Prof. Graham Pickren at the Chicago Campus. This five-Saturdays course introduces students to the research methods and practices of … Continue reading

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Greenest Region Corps Seeks 12 Americorps Volunteers

The Greenest Region Corps is a partnership between the Caucus and AmeriCorps to find ~12 enthusiastic volunteers to lead sustainability projects in a select group of our GRC communities in the Chicago region. AmeriCorps volunteers will work directly for a … 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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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

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Fall 2019 Course Preview for SUST 330 Biodiversity at the Field Museum

This coming Fall 2019 semester the Sustainability Studies program once again will feature a special section of SUST 330 Biodiversity that meets at the Field Museum of Natural History on Thursdays from 9am to 12:30pm. Overview of SUST 330 at … Continue reading

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Paid summer research program – Water Quality in the Yucatan Peninsula

A Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program through Northern Illinois University is now recruiting students for a paid research internship for summer 2019. Your RU faculty advisor can work with you to help you get RU credit for your participation … Continue reading

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