blog posts Wildlife Biologist, USDA (Greater Chicago Region of Illinois; due 2/10) Jan 27, 2020 11:45 am92 views Summer REU: Genes to Ecosystems, Chicago Botanic Garden (Glencoe, IL; due Feb. 5) Jan 22, 2021 5:15 pm66 views Natural Areas Worker (Seasonal), Chicago Park District (due May 28) May 14, 2021 4:15 pm38 views Special Project with Chicago Furniture Bank Jun 25, 2021 2:45 pm30 views The Chicago Furniture Bank diverts furniture from landfills. They are seeking student help to quantify the amount in digestible figures, like the amount of trees saved from recycling wood dressers. Community Engagement and Environmental Education Coordinator, The Field Museum (Chicago, IL; open until filled) Oct 27, 2021 2:15 pm36 views The Field Museum’s Keller Science Action Center (KSAC) translates museum science into results for conservation and quality of life. The Community Engagement and Environmental Education Coordinator works in the Center’s Chicago Region team and is a member of the Youth Conservation Action initiative, which equips Chicago region youth with the knowledge, skills, and passion to become the region's environmental stewards and sustainability leaders of tomorrow. The Coordinator also coordinates with the Learning Center and the City of Chicago initiative. Primary responsibilities are event planning and design, production and dissemination of nature-based tools, and team support and coordination. Through these efforts, the Coordinator will provide meaningful, hands-on materials and engagement experiences for youth, families, and their communities to connect with green space and nature close to home in culturally relevant ways. Work Planner/Consulting Utility Forester, Environmental Consultants (ECI) (Chicago, IL) Nov 15, 2021 1:45 pm32 views We are currently seeking Work Planners/Consulting Utility Foresters to join our team. We are looking for energetic professionals who enjoy working outdoors and value the freedom of working independently. If you enjoy a fast-paced environment and the rewards of a challenging profession, consider a career in vegetation management (VM) with ECI. Daily travel required and potential for overnight travel +/- 10% throughout the Greater Chicago area.