Internships

The Field Museum - RESTORE Project

RESTORE, which stands for Rethinking Ecological and Social Theories of Restoration Ecology is in interdisciplinary study of how people make restoration decisions in the Chicago Wilderness region. This is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience conducting social science research. Included are links to the position description and an informal application if you'd like to apply.

Fair Share Alliance

Fair Share Alliance is a citizen-based non-profit advocacy organization that works to provide every American with a fair shot at a good job and a strong voice in our democracy. Click here to view their current openings.

Green Youth Farm - Community Gardening

As a Green Youth Farm intern you will be working as part of a dedicated, energetic team at one of four sustainable farms, working alongside teenagers to produce vibrant young people and delicious organically grown food for underserved communities. Green Youth Farm participants are middle/high school students from underserved communities who learn about principles of sustainable agriculture, teamwork, leadership and entrepreneurship as they cultivate a crop and their own work and career skills. For more information visit: Green Youth Farm or go online to complete application.

Volunteer with Citizen's Greener Evanston

CGE's Transportation Task Force is in need of volunteers to do research,
and advocate for better transportation options in Evanston focused on:
  • making public transportation easier, more predictable and more adaptable to Evanstonians' needs;
  • increasing awareness of transportation options and foster better bike/car/pedestrian relations in the community;
  • attracting community's attention on fuel options alternative to oil.

Environment America Fellowship Program

The two-year Environment America Fellowship Program gives passionate, talented and committed students right out of college the chance to advocate for a cleaner, greener, healthier future. For more information, contact Lauren Monahan, the Environment America representative for NU, at lmonahan@environmentamerica.org or (312) 544-4430 ext. 305.

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Job Opportunities

The Field Museum

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Green Corps Field School for Environmental Organizing

Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day. In Green Corps' year-long paid program, Green Corps' begins in August with Introductory Classroom Training in Boston, and continues with field placements in multiple locations across the U.S. Candidates must be willing to relocate.

For more information, visit www.greencorps.org or send an email to info@greencorps.org.

Lincoln Park Zoo.

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The Trust for Public Land.

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