blog posts Aquatic Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey - Starved Rock State Park, Oglesby, Illinois Feb 2, 2023 10:30 am0 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking 3 Field technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Oglesby, Illinois at Starved Rock State Park. Conservation Intern (summer 2023), Montana Conservation Corps (due Feb. 12) Feb 1, 2023 1:30 pm1 views MCC’s Conservation Intern (CI) program makes a measurable difference in conservation efforts whilestrengthening the experience of young adults. CIs serve at partnering federal/state agencies, nonprofits,tribal offices, and other community-based conservation organizations across the region. The three-month AmeriCorps term of service extends from May - August and members gain insight into naturalresource-related fieldwork throughout Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and the Dakotas. Macroinvertebrate Technician (Hourly) (two positions for summer 2023), Illinois Natural History Survey (Macomb, IL; open until filled) Feb 1, 2023 1:15 pm0 views The Illinois River Biological Station is seeking two technicians to conduct applied research in aquaticecology and large river systems and process riverine samples for aquatic macroinvertebrates.throughout the state of Illinois. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be based in Macomb,Illinois. Student Worker (summer 2023), UIUC Crop Sciences, Weed Science Herbicide Evaluation Group (Urbana, IL) Feb 1, 2023 11:30 am0 views The Weed Science Herbicide Evaluation group islooking for student workers to help with greenhouseand field experiments for SUMMER 2023 Sustainable Student Farm Summer Internship, UIUC Crop Sciences (Urbana, IL) Feb 1, 2023 11:15 am3 views The farm internship gives students hands-on work experience at the farm and aims to teach our interns about the essential parts of vegetable production while thinking about sustainable farming at large. This internship will expand your horticultural skills and knowledge, developing applied skills in design, marketing, food handling, infrastructural maintenance and land stewardship. Environmental Health Specialist I, IL Dept. of Public Health (West Chicago, IL; due March1)) Feb 1, 2023 11:15 am0 views The Illinois Department of Public Health is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as an Environmental Health Specialist. Performs highly technical work within several multiphase environmental health programs in the regional office. Ecology Research Opportunity for Undergraduates, Arizona State University (Las Cruces, NM; due March 12) Jan 31, 2023 5:30 pm0 views The Sala Lab at Arizona State University is looking for motivated undergraduate students to participate in research activities in grassland ecosystem ecology, for 10 weeks, during the summer of 2023. Environmental Scientist Intern – Natural Resources (Indiana), Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC (Evansville, IN) Jan 31, 2023 5:00 pm3 views KEG is seeking Environmental Scientist Interns responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard environmental techniques and procedures on a wide variety of transportation projects. The Interns will gain hands-on, meaningful work experience to enhance their education and professional aptitude. Our Interns gain exposure to real projects while working side by side with senior staff, gaining mentorship, networking opportunities and lifelong career connections. This internship will be located in the Evansville and Southern Indiana region. Invasive Species Technician (Hourly) (summer 2023), Illinois Natural History Survey (Champaign, IL; open until filled)) Jan 31, 2023 4:00 pm3 views The Illinois Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program is seeking 4 qualified and self-motivated individuals to work as part of its field crops monitoring team. Successful candidates will travel throughout Illinois, conducting surveys aimed at detecting new pests in corn and soybeans. This position will be located in Champaign, Illinois. Peace Corps Informational Events Jan 31, 2023 10:15 am3 views The Peace Corps hosts a variety of online events. Land Stewardship Intern (2 positions for summer 2023), Red-tail Land Conservancy (Muncie, IN; open until filled) Jan 30, 2023 2:30 pm2 views The Land Steward Internship provides the opportunity to learn and gain experience usingbest conservation practices to maintain and manage the land, including but not limited tonatural resource inventory, management, monitoring/protection, invasive plant control,mapping, equipment maintenance, cleaning, and other duties. The position is physicallydemanding, requiring walking on uneven terrain in variable weather conditions, oftencarrying heavy equipment or supplies. Pollution Prevention Outreach Assistant, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (remote; due Feb. 17) Jan 30, 2023 2:30 pm8 views Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) is seeking an hourly pollution prevention outreach assistant. Thisposition is fully remote, but candidates that are located in the Chicago area with the ability to travelwithin the Great Lakes region are preferred. Candidates from outside the Great Lakes region will beconsidered depending on the individual’s experience and skills. Research Experience for Undergraduates "Ecology in Human Dominated Landscapes" (summer 2023), Miami University (Oxford, OH; due March 1) Jan 30, 2023 2:15 pm3 views The Miami University REU program in Ecology and Environment is a summer research program supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Our program is an exciting opportunity for 9-12 undergraduate students to actively engage in a 10 week collaborative research project. Traveling Outdoor Educators (March-June 2023), Nature's Classroom (Portsmouth, NH) Jan 30, 2023 2:15 pm0 views Do you enjoy teaching kids, exploring new places, and meeting other nature and scienceenthusiasts? Become a Nature on Wheels Instructor this spring and travel across New England providing outdoor learning experiences to elementary and middle school students. Vegetation & Butterfly Field Technicians (summer 2023), University of Central Missouri (Warrensburg, MO; due Feb. 20) Jan 30, 2023 2:00 pm1 views Four (4) field technician positions are available for the summer 2023 field season to aid in researching tallgrass prairie butterfly habitats. This project is a joint effort between the University of Central Missouri and the Missouri Department of Conservation to better describe how vegetation and management influence Regal Fritillary butterfly population sizes. Biological Science Technician (Wildlife), USDA Wildlife Services (Zion, IL; due Feb. 3) Jan 27, 2023 1:15 pm9 views The incumbent serves as a Biological Science Technician within the Wildlife Services (WS) Program of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), responsible for developing and implementing a Wildlife Hazard Management Program to minimize wildlife hazards and enhance human safety. The incumbent coordinates project activities and performs assignments involving project management. The technician assists with other wildlife damage management projects and spends much of their time working independently and with other state/federal wildlife personnel. Summer 2023 Internships, Prairie Research Institute (Urbana-Champaign; due March 3) Jan 26, 2023 4:30 pm25 views In collaboration with the Graduate College’s Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP), PRI is offering hands-on summer internships that will enable undergraduate students from populations underrepresented in graduate study at Illinois to explore careers in applied science. There are opportunities in atmospheric science and climate; biology, ecology, and environmental science; sustainable energy; and water supply and safety. Student Trainee (Range Management), USDA Forest Service (Globe or Roosevelt, AZ) Jan 26, 2023 1:30 pm5 views The Tonto National Forest is planning to fill two Student Trainee, GS-0499-03/04/05 positions in our Rangeland Management program. These are Pathway Indefinite Intern positions and may receive consideration for conversion upon graduation and completion of program requirements. Outreach Notice replies accepted through February 3. Applications accepted February 15-27, 2023. Aquatic/Fisheries Technician (Hourly): Illinois Natural History Survey (Deadline 03-03-23) Jan 26, 2023 9:30 am5 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking up to 8 technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Havana, Illinois. Green Corps seeks graduating seniors (apply by Feb. 15) Jan 25, 2023 2:00 pm9 views Green Corps, the Field School for Environmental Organizing, provides a paid training program in environmental organizing. They are accepting 20 candidates for the 2023-2024 program that begins in August. Zoom information sessions January 26 and February 6. Community-Academic Scholars Program (summer 2023), UIUC Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute (due Feb. 6) Jan 25, 2023 1:00 pm9 views Spend your summer conducting research that makes an impact on our local community through the Community-Academic Scholars Program. Selected students receive training, support, and a $4K stipend during the 10-week summer program. Seasonal and full-time job opportunities in the Wisconsin DNR Office of Applied Science (due Feb. 2) Jan 25, 2023 11:15 am7 views The Fisheries Research program within the Office of Applied Science of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is excited to announce several job opportunities at the Northern Highland Fisheries Research Area in Boulder Junction and in Spooner. Natural Resource Officer I/Park Ranger, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (Marquette, KS; due Feb. 13) Jan 23, 2023 4:00 pm5 views As a member of the KDWP State Parks team, you’ll work together to ensure our citizens enjoy and appreciate the state’s diverse natural resources. Applicants do not have to be law enforcement certified to apply. Volunteer Opportunities with Illinois Enactus (spring 2023; apply by Feb. 2) Jan 23, 2023 3:45 pm0 views Illinois Enactus is a social entrepreneurship organization at UIUC working towards the creation of sustainable enterprises that will address local environmental and social inequalities. See the linked page for information session details. Students Pushing INovation (SPIN) Internship Program (summer 2023), UIUC NCSA (Urbana, IL; due April 16) Jan 23, 2023 1:45 pm13 views The Students Pushing INnovation (SPIN) internship program was launched to provide University of Illinois undergraduates with the opportunity to participate in hands-on research and contribute to interdisciplinary projects covering focused research areas in Culture and Society, Earth and Environment, Bioinformatics and Health Sciences, Material and Manufacturing, Data and Computational Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, and Digital Agriculture. Student Conservation Association Careers Jan 23, 2023 1:00 pm8 views The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states. Undergraduate Research Ambassador (spring 2023), UIUC Office of Undergraduate Research (due Feb. 6) Jan 20, 2023 11:45 am2 views The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is seeking highly motivated and personable undergraduate students who are eager to guide and support their peers through the Illinois undergraduate research experience. If you have previous experience in research, whether through coursework, assisting faculty, research staff, or graduate students, or conducting a project of your own, we invite you to apply to become an Illinois Undergraduate Research Ambassador. In this role, you will have the opportunity to help other students navigate their own research journeys. Natural Resources Coordinator (IPR#45575), Illinois Department Of Transportation (Springfield, IL; due Jan. 27) Jan 20, 2023 11:00 am20 views This position is accountable for reviewing proposed transportation improvements for potential impacts to protected natural reources including wetlands and endangered and threatened species. Stewardship & Ecology of Natural Areas (SENA) Internship Program, Chicago Botanic Garden (Glencoe, IL; open until filled) Jan 20, 2023 10:45 am28 views Chicago Botanic Garden is launching a new internship program in 2023, recruiting 14 Ecological Restoration Technicians in five different roles with different start dates from late January to mid-May. Field Technician (Seasonal), V3 Companies (Greater Chicago Metropolitan Area) Jan 20, 2023 10:30 am21 views V3 Companies is a multidisciplinary firm based in Woodridge, IL that provides professional engineering, construction, and science related services to clients in the Chicagoland region. We have multiple openings for Field Technicians (Seasonal) this spring and summer. It is a paid summer position and offers valuable field work experience for students interested in the biological sciences (biology, botany, ecology, forestry, zoology, aquatic ecology, etc.). Field and Laboratory Assistant (3 positions in summer 2023), Northwest Mosquito Abatement District (NWMAD) (Wheeling, IL) Jan 20, 2023 10:15 am10 views This job is an excellent opportunity for a student interested in biology, entomology or ecology to gain valuable skills in both field work and in the laboratory. Soil Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (Louisville, IL; due Jan. 30) Jan 18, 2023 4:30 pm3 views This position provides assistance in the development, planning, contracting and application of land conservation practices and programs consistent with NRCS policy and procedures. Life Sciences Career Trainee (Upward Mobility) - Opt. E, Illinois EPA (Springfield, IL; due Jan. 26) Jan 18, 2023 4:30 pm5 views Target Title (after 6-12 months of training): Environmental Protection Specialist I Seasonal Aquatic Ecology Research Technician (Hourly): Yorkville, Illinois (Apply By: 03/01/2023) Jan 17, 2023 1:00 pm15 views Field technicians (2) are needed to conduct applied research in aquatic invasive species control, aquatic ecology, and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Yorkville, Illinois. Natural Areas Technician, Fulltime, Grand Prairie Friends (Charleston, IL; Due Feb 10) Jan 17, 2023 11:15 am16 views NATURAL AREAS TECHNICIAN The Natural Areas Technician position is a full-time position based at the Warbler Ridge Conservation Area in Charleston, Illinois under the direct supervision of the Natural Areas Manager. Field work will primarily take place at Warbler Ridge Conservation Area, with occasional travel to other Grand Prairie Friends sites. Position Dates: Full Time, Year Round Apply by: February 10, 2023 https://www.grandprairiefriends.org/job-listing NGRREC/NSF REU Intern (summer 2023), National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (East Alton, IL; due Feb. 17) Jan 13, 2023 4:30 pm17 views The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center invites highly motivated undergraduates who are interested in pursuing careers in the life sciences to apply to our 10-week "Wetlands in a Modern World" summer internship program. Environmental Scientist Intern – Natural Resources (Indiana), Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC Jan 12, 2023 2:00 pm38 views KEG is seeking Environmental Scientist Interns responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard environmental techniques and procedures on a wide variety of transportation projects. The Interns will gain hands-on, meaningful work experience to enhance their education and professional aptitude. Our Interns gain exposure to real projects while working side by side with senior staff, gaining mentorship, networking opportunities and lifelong career connections. Jim Roberts Scholarship from the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) (due Feb. 6) Jan 12, 2023 1:30 pm7 views The Jim Roberts scholarship is awarded annually to a student currently enrolled in an environmental program at an accredited university or college in the United States, its territories, or Canada. The scholarship winner will receive $2,000 to offset education expenses. In addition to that, the winner will also receive a pre-paid, year-long NAEP Student Membership! NOAA Career Panel to discuss internships and careers January 20 Jan 12, 2023 1:30 pm3 views In coordination with Southern Illinois University and Morgan State University, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries plans to host a career panel on January 20, 2023 from 11:30am to 1:00pm EST (10:30am to 12:30pm CST). The panel will include an informational session on NOAA internships and careers. Deadlines for NOAA undergrad internships will close in January and February of 2023. Climate Change Jobs Jan 11, 2023 4:30 pm27 views Climate Change Jobs is the job board for climate action. Conservation Planner, Illinois Department of Agriculture (40 positions statewide) Jan 11, 2023 3:15 pm37 views Conservation planners provide environmental resource management advice, consult about landuse and protection, and engage with multiple stakeholders. Natural Resources Intern (summer 2023), UW-Madison Division of Extension (Hayward, WI; due Feb. 1) Jan 11, 2023 3:00 pm17 views Thirteen positions available through 3 position listings: Forestry Technician (Timber/Silviculture) Interdisciplinary Forest Assistant Biological Science Technician (Fish/Wildlife) Avian Ecology Field Technician (Hourly) (summer 2023), Illinois Natural History Survey (Champaign, IL; due Feb. 20) Jan 11, 2023 2:00 pm19 views Seeking 1-2 highly motivated field technicians for mid-May through mid-July, 40 hours per week Aquatic/Fisheries Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois River Biological Station Jan 11, 2023 9:45 am7 views The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking 2 field technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection of standardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be located in Havana, Illinois. Macroinvertebrate Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey : Macomb, Illinois Jan 11, 2023 9:45 am9 views The Illinois River Biological Station is seeking two technicians to conduct applied research in aquatic ecology and large river systems and process riverine samples for aquatic macroinvertebrates. throughout the state of Illinois. This position will be 40 hours per week and will be based in Macomb, Illinois. Fred S. Bailey Undergraduate Scholarship Awards and Leadership Awards (apply by Feb. 28) Jan 10, 2023 3:00 pm4 views The Bailey Undergraduate awards are $4,000 awards ($2,000/semester) given each year to undergraduate students at the University of Illinois who have demonstrated positive impact and commitment as a result of service, community involvement, leadership, and action. The Bailey Leadership Awards are $6,000 awards ($3,000/semester) given each year to four exceptional upcoming seniors who have made a demonstrated impact on the University of Illinois campus during their initial three years on campus in one or more of the following areas: Social Justice, Environment, Interfaith Cooperation, and Global Engagement. Summer 2023 Biological Science Technician (Plants), USDA Forest Service (Columbia, MO; apply Jan. 12-19) Jan 10, 2023 1:15 pm4 views These four positions will aid in collecting forestry data across several Forest Service, Northern Research Station projects but will primarily be focused on collecting data across three Experimental Forests (EF; Sinkin EF on the Mark Twain National Forest, Kaskaskia EF on the Shawnee National Forest, and the Paoli EF on the Hoosier National Forest). These positions are great first-entry temporary jobs for undergraduates or recent graduates. Travel is required. Summer 2023 Jobs at Seagull Canoe Outfitters (Grand Marais, MN) Jan 9, 2023 4:00 pm7 views Live, work, and play on the edge of the wilderness this summer. Grand Marais is the closest town nestled on the shore of Lake Superior. We are in the heart of some of the most beautiful country in MN with the Boundary Waters Lakes and nearby Lake Superior. We typically hire 10-12 staff members to assist with all aspects of our business. On-Site housing available. Bat Field Technician (summer 2023), Human-Wildlife Interactions Lab at UIUC (near Bloomington, IN; due Jan. 15) Jan 9, 2023 3:45 pm29 views Program Support Assistant, Natural Resource Conservation Service (Amboy, IL; due Jan. 23) Jan 9, 2023 3:00 pm17 views This is an administrative and technical support position under the supervision of the District Conservationist, Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations, or other higher graded employees. The position is responsible for processing and maintenance of records related to NRCS conservation programs and the day to day business and offices processes of the NRCS.