Category Archives: internships

Restoring Illinois’ Tallgrass Prairie: SUST Major Tiffany Mucci Reports on Her Spring 2016 Internship at Midewin

This spring 2016 semester, several students in the Sustainability Studies Program here at Roosevelt will report and reflect upon their sustainability-related internship experiences. Here’s the first such post from Tiffany Mucci, a senior SUST major interning in plant conservation and … Continue reading

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A Big Warm Cyber “Hello” From Your SUST@RU Assistant Editor

Greetings! This is Tiffany Mucci, SUST senior and your 2015-16 Assistant Editor of the Sustainability Studies @ Roosevelt University and Schaumburg’s Sustainable Future blogs. I’m writing to you this January morning, as we embark on a new semester, to formally introduce … Continue reading

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SUST Alumni Guest Post: Jordan Ewbank (BA ’15) Reflects on Summer Internship in Costa Rica

This alumni guest post is by Jordan Ewbank, a Sustainability Studies alum who graduated with honors in 2015 and was part of the SUST 390 Sustainable Campus Spring 2015 class that did the preliminary research for RU’s first STARS report. … Continue reading

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Seeds Grow at The Plant: Emily Rhea Reflects on Her Fall 2015 Internship

This guest post is by RU senior Emily Rhea, a SUST major who has interned during the Fall 2015 semester at The Plant in Chicago.  Here, Emily reflects back on her work at this sustainable food production powerhouse the last few months.  … Continue reading

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Fall 2015 SUST Student Symposium: Glaciers in Iceland, Sustainability in Chicago

This past week, the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University hosted its biannual symposium of student research in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room WB 1015). Three seniors in Roosevelt’s SUST program shared their recent internship, study … Continue reading

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Today at 4pm: Fall 2015 SUST Student Symposium at RU’s Chicago Campus

Please join the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University today, Thursday Nov. 19th, for our biannual symposium of student research from 4:00-5:45pm in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room WB 1015). Students in Roosevelt’s SUST … Continue reading

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Food Waste-to-Energy at The Plant: SUST Major Emily Rhea Reports on Her Fall Sustainability Internship

This guest post is by RU senior Emily Rhea, a SUST major who is interning at The Plant in Chicago.  During the Fall 2015 semester, Emily reports on her work at this sustainable food production powerhouse.  Interning at The Plant in Chicago’s Back … Continue reading

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