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  • Research Park Employer Panel - October 29

    Learn about companies located in the Research Park on campus, the types of jobs panel members have, and how to find and apply for positions on Tuesday, October 29 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the ACES Library Heritage Room. More information at

  • GIS Day - November 12

    GIS Day is set for Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in the Illini Union Rooms B & C.  Various events will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  There will be a panel discussion about career and internship opportunities from 1:00-1:50 p.m.  See for a complete schedule.

  • Peace Corps Information Session - November 12

    The campus recruiter for Peace Corps, Sydney Lazarus, will provide an information session about opportunities in the Environmental Sector of the Peace Corps on Tuesday, November 12 from 4-5 p.m. in W-121 Turner Hall.  E-mail with any questions.

  • Fisheries Technician

  • Wellness Education Coordinator

    The Wellness Education Coordinator VISTA serves primarily to develop healthy living components to the Student Stewards Program, which uses public parks as learning laboratories where students engage in hands-on citizen science.  

  • Programs & Events Coordinator VISTA

    The Programs and Events Coordinator VISTA will focus on expanding the scope of Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation’s “Healthy Parks Healthy People” programs in order to improve community health and park health.

  • Learn about Careers in the FBI, Wednesday 10/10

    Have you ever thought of applying your environmental science knowledge in a law enforcement and investigation career? Join an FBI agent for conversation on Wednesday, October 10th. There are three events throughout the day.

  • Service Member, Greenest Region Corps, Chicago Region, IL


    Across the Chicago Region, communities are voluntarily taking steps to become more sustainable and help make their communities attractive places to live and work. These steps are outlined in the Greenest Region Compact (GRC), a partnership between the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus (Caucus) and the 100+ municipalities who are working every day to as stewards of the environment, community and local economic vitality. To learn more about the GRC, please visit:

  • Career Talk This Friday at 6:00 pm at University YMCA

    Attend to learn about career paths in prairie and wetland restoration.

  • Pre-Law Panel Monday

    Anyone interested in a career in law is invited to this pre-law panel hosted by the History Department and Prof. Rabin’s Career Planning for History Majors course.

    Monday, Nov. 7 3-4:30 pm 223 Greg Hall

  • Working with Animals Panel Friday, November 4 at noon

    Career Center Pizza and Professionals Lunch Series presents

    Working with Animals

    Friday, November 4th

    12:00-1:00 pm

    The Career Center Interview Suite (Room 213)

  • Upcoming Pre-Law Events 10/27/2015

    The following upcoming Pre-Law programs are open to all students. We are hosting a special networking event on November 9 that should be of interest to many students.

  • Career Paths in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

    This video was prepared for first year NRES undergraduates, but it contains information that will be useful to any NRES student.

  • Career Center Events and Workshops 09/21/15 - 10/02/15

  • Exploring Environmental Careers Webinar: Corporate Careers

    Did you know that an NRES degree can lead to a corporate career? On July 14th, three graduates of the NRES Bachelor of Science program talked about their corporate environmental careers. Learn more and access the video.

  • Exploring Environmental Careers: Consulting Careers

    On June 30th, three graduates of NRES programs talked about their corporate environmental careers. Learn more and access the video. 

  • Career Opportunities in Certification Verification

    CAR, VCS, ISO 14000, FSC, MSC.* These are only a few of the veritable alphabet soup of voluntary environmental standards that companies use to assure consumers that they are environmentally responsible. You may have learned about some of these standards in NRES classes, but have you ever thought about the career opportunities that they create?