blog posts Career Opportunities in Certification Verification Jan 25, 2012 9:00 am3 views 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? Exploring Environmental Careers: Consulting Careers Jul 1, 2015 1:30 pm172 views On June 30th, three graduates of NRES programs talked about their corporate environmental careers. Learn more and access the video. Exploring Environmental Careers Webinar: Corporate Careers Jul 15, 2015 1:00 pm185 views 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. Career Center Events and Workshops 09/21/15 - 10/02/15 Sep 16, 2015 3:45 pm22 views Career Paths in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Oct 21, 2015 2:00 pm252 views This video was prepared for first year NRES undergraduates, but it contains information that will be useful to any NRES student. Upcoming Pre-Law Events 10/27/2015 Oct 27, 2015 5:45 pm11 views 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. Working with Animals Panel Friday, November 4 at noon Nov 1, 2016 2:30 pm22 views 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) Pre-Law Panel Monday Nov 3, 2016 9:00 am22 views 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 Career Talk This Friday at 6:00 pm at University YMCA Feb 20, 2018 12:15 pm40 views Attend to learn about career paths in prairie and wetland restoration. Service Member, Greenest Region Corps, Chicago Region, IL Sep 5, 2018 11:45 am113 views Description 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: http://mayorscaucus.org/initiatives/environment/rec/ Learn about Careers in the FBI, Wednesday 10/10 Oct 9, 2018 1:15 pm30 views 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. Programs & Events Coordinator VISTA Dec 10, 2018 6:15 pm8 views 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. Wellness Education Coordinator Dec 10, 2018 6:30 pm16 views 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. Fisheries Technician Jan 8, 2019 1:15 pm37 views GIS Day - November 12 Oct 25, 2019 1:45 pm10 views 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 http://gisday.illinois.edu/ for a complete schedule. Peace Corps Information Session - November 12 Oct 25, 2019 1:45 pm4 views 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Research Park Employer Panel - October 29 Oct 25, 2019 2:00 pm7 views 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 https://illinois.joinhandshake.com/events/314806/share_preview Conservation Warden Career Information Session 02/12/2020 Jan 30, 2020 2:15 pm35 views NAEP Career Development Workshops this week Aug 24, 2020 11:15 am8 views The 2020 conference of the National Association of Environmental Professionals is occurring virtually this week. They are offering Career Development sessions, and you can register for that portion of the conference free of charge (dont' let the prices scare you off on the first registration page, just keep going). These sessions will be from 11:00 to 11:55 am (Chicago time) Tuesday-Friday. The list of presenters and the link to registration are at https://naep.memberclicks.net/2020-career-development. They are also offering resume reviews. Peace Corps Virtual Information Sessions - September 23 & 24 Sep 10, 2020 8:00 am26 views Free Short Courses on Water Topics Sep 21, 2020 4:30 pm29 views Open Online Course on Gender and Environment Sep 21, 2020 4:45 pm29 views Getting Started with Careers in Conservation Webinar October 8 Sep 25, 2020 2:15 pm31 views Green Observer Magazine is Recruiting Oct 6, 2020 3:30 pm26 views Free Registration to Sustainable Forestry Initiative's E-Summit (register by 10/16) Oct 8, 2020 9:30 am26 views 3 Day Immersive Virtual Entrepreneurship Experience Focused on Social and Environmental Impact Oct 12, 2020 12:00 pm15 views Hiring & Recruitment Events (webinars), U.S. Forest Service through February 25, 2021 Jan 21, 2021 2:15 pm22 views Webinar: Building a Career in Sustainability - Wednesday, January 27 at 5:30 p.m. CST Jan 25, 2021 2:45 pm17 views Building a Career in Sustainability: Advice from Advocacy & Lobbying Leaders - March 24 webinar Feb 11, 2021 4:30 pm29 views IAEP Annual Student Career Seminar Feb. 20, 2021 Feb 16, 2021 1:30 pm19 views This is a free, online event for students presented by the Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals (IAEP). GrizzlyCorps info session for 2021-2022 fellowships April 6 Mar 16, 2021 3:30 pm29 views Careers in Sustainability Panel Discussion (virtual) Friday, April 9 Mar 25, 2021 5:45 pm18 views Careers in Sustainability Panel Discussion Recording Mar 25, 2021 5:45 pm5 views Peace Corps Environment Programs Info Session April 22 Apr 5, 2021 11:15 am8 views National Wildlife Federation EcoCareers Conference April 7-8 Apr 6, 2021 5:45 pm6 views This is a terrific, free opportunity for current students! Check out the conference program and attend as your schedule allows. Article: Explore Career Opportunities in Environmental Science Jun 24, 2021 9:30 am15 views 2021 Virtual Trail Apprentice Program (apply by August 15) Jul 1, 2021 1:45 pm14 views The Trail Apprentice Program provides scholarships for young leaders interested in a career in recreation, natural resource management, conservation, environmental studies, history, or a related field, to attend the PNTS virtual fall workshop for free and participate in career exploration, networking and educational opportunities amongst the National Trails community. Research Park Block Party September 2 Aug 17, 2021 4:00 pm19 views The Block Party event is meant to give students an opportunity to network and learn more about Research Park and its year-round internship opportunities. Opportunities in the Peace Corps - virtual meeting Sept. 9 Sep 3, 2021 4:30 pm11 views Jobs With the Forest Service - Virtual Career Fairs Sept. 28 and Oct. 5 Sep 9, 2021 10:45 am47 views Come hear about intern & recent graduate positions as well as Summer 2022 jobs soon to be advertised! First Look@Argonne Conference on October 29 Oct 8, 2021 3:45 pm24 views This year's conference will be held virtually and will allow students to: 1. Learn about the Department of Energy (DOE) complex and Argonne’s mission science research. 2. Explore Argonne’s campus and research facilities virtually. 3. Network with Argonne researchers and engineers across the many different STEM disciplines. 4. Learn about summer and year-round research opportunities for undergraduate students. 5. Connect with current and past interns. 6. Consider participation in a tandem event, Mini-Semester, to further prepare you for an internship at a national laboratory. SECS Career Panel (online)- WEDNESDAY, OCT. 20, 6:30-8 p.m. Oct 11, 2021 3:30 pm37 views Becoming a Federal Scientist: A Guide to Applying for Jobs, Internships, and Fellowships published by the Union of Concerned Scientists Dec 1, 2021 1:30 pm26 views Legal Careers at the EPA webinar February 2, co-sponsored by Environmental Law Institute and EPA Jan 28, 2022 3:15 pm17 views 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CSTFree and open to the public; register by January 31 Panel Discussion: International Careers with the U.S. Government (virtual) - Monday, April 18 Apr 10, 2022 3:45 pm7 views Illinois Solar Jobs Fair May 18 at University of Illinois at Chicago May 13, 2022 10:30 am15 views Meet with solar companies to learn about opportunities being offered in Installation, customer service, engineering, finance, sales, project management, and more. Careers and Opportunities With NOAA - online webinar June 28 Jun 15, 2022 3:15 pm23 views Are you interested in becoming an environmental lawyer for the American public? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has a mission to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans and coasts, to share that knowledge with others, and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources. This event is free and open to the public but you must register by June 24th. Arboricultural Career Fair September 9 (River Forest, IL) Sep 2, 2022 9:15 am9 views Meet arborists with different career paths and open positions; see demonstrations of chainsaws, chipper trucks, and even give tree climbing a try! The Peace Corps and the State Department: Great Career Moves event October 7 Sep 29, 2022 3:45 pm43 views 2 p.m. on Friday, October 7, 2022 in Coble Hall, Room 306 (801 S. Wright St., Champaign) Planted: Finding Your Roots in STEM Careers podcast Oct 28, 2022 9:45 am4 views Produced by The Morton Arboretum, each episode focuses on the fascinating world of tree and plant science careers and features interviews with professionals in fields such as landscape architecture and plant breeding, among others.