Category Archives: green jobs

My Summer as a City of Chicago Bicycling Ambassador

by Edwin Serna for SUST 350 At the beginning of summer 2019 I was hired to be a City of Chicago bicycling ambassador, which is an outreach and education team for the Chicago Department of Transportation. I first heard about … Continue reading

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How To Find Internships: Tips from a SUST Major

By Margaret Allen One way to set yourself up for success before graduation, in my opinion, is to have a well-rounded résumé when applying for jobs post-grad. While working and going to school shows grit, having relevant work experience gives … 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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We’re Hiring! Sustainability Student Associate Positions for Fall 2019 @RooseveltU

The Sustainability Studies Program @RooseveltU is hiring two (or more) undergraduate students to serve as Sustainability Student Associates for the Fall 2019 semester. Information and application instructions for the position can be found on Student Employment website: to apply, just … 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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Today & Tomorrow @RooseveltU: Learn about Compost, Explore a Farmers Market, & More!

This April is #RUEarthMonth2019, and there are lots of ways to go green at Roosevelt as part of our campus sustainability efforts — from recycling and composting promotional events to fun urban ag field trips to our annual sustainability symposium. … Continue reading

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