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  • What is a Forest Service Outreach Notice?

    The U.S. Forest Service is committed to diversifying its workforce. Part of that effort is assessing the diversity of the pool of applicants who might be interested in particular positions. Many jobs with the Forest Service are first advertised in an "Outreach Notice" that asks people interested in the position to complete a form. Many outreach notices contain a statement such as, "The purpose of this Outreach Notice is to determine the potential applicant pool for this position. Assuming sufficient responses are received from this outreach notice, a referral list will be requested on or soon after [date]." All of them indicate the deadline for replying to the outreach notice and provide information that will be helpful in identifying the job posting in You can find U.S. Forest Service outreach notices at The Forest Service maintains a list of them at, but that site does not provide a link to the actual notice. Checking the outreach notices frequently and replying to those that interest you can help you be prepared to apply positions as soon as they are posted. This can be a definite advantage in the federal employment process, since completing the application is very time consuming and timeline for accepting applications is often short.

  • Student Sustainability Committee Funding Application Now Open

  • Organization of Fish and Wildlife Information Managers (OFWIM) Annual Conference and Student Research Scholarship Award

    OFWIM's Annual Conference will take place in early October in Arcadia, Missouri. Each year they award scholarships to two deserving local students to attend that year's and the next year's conferences and provide some research support. 

  • Green Corps (Aug. 2023 start; due Mar. 31)

    We’re the country’s most respected training program for environmental organizers.Are you determined to make the biggest positive impact you can on issues like climate change and clean water, but youdon’t know where to start? Green Corps offers a yearlong, paid training program that will prepare you for a career inenvironmental organizing and the broader social change movement.

  • Free Registration to Sustainable Forestry Initiative's E-Summit (register by 10/16)

  • Extension Educator- Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Education - Roscommon County, MI (Due 2/27)

  • Environmental Law Institute Complimentary Summer School Series

    June 22, 2021: Basics of the Clean Water Act
    June 29, 2021: Basics of Land Use Law
    July 6, 2021: Basics of the Clean Air Act
    July 13, 2021: Hazardous Waste and Sites
    July 20, 2021: Law & Policy of Products Regulation
    July 27, 2021: Environmental Justice

  • Environmental Education Professional Development Opportunity

    Student Experiential Environmental Education Conference will be held March 10-12, 2017 in Makanda, IL. It will offer oustanding networking and professional development opportunities (including various certifications).

  • CivicSpark Fellows (Jan.-Aug. 2023) - apply by Nov. 28

    CivicSpark is an AmeriCorps program that offers a unique opportunity for individuals passionate about environmental and community resilience to build professional experience in the public sector through national service. By building capacity for local public agencies to address emerging resilience challenges, Fellows create a lasting impact in local communities while building a robust statewide network of peers and gaining technical and leadership skills.


  • Assistant Professor in Energy Land Management

    The Energy Land Management Program in the School of Natural Resources at West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV) is seeking an individual with expertise in land management within the petroleum and natural gas industry, the coal industry, or other energy industry sectors to fill a nine-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

  • Agriculture Future of America Leader Conference 2024

    Agriculture Future of America is a national organization that fosters professional growth for students studying agriculture, food, and natural resources. One of the main programs AFA facilitates is AFA Leaders Conference which brings college students from across the country to Kansas City from November 7-10, 2024 to connect with top companies, attend workshops, and listen to professional speakers. 

  • 35th Annual Illinois Lakes Management Association Conference

    The 35th Annual ILMA Conference will be held March 12-14, 2020 at the iHotel & Conference Center in Champaign, IL. Scholarships are available to attend. Scholarship applications are due December 31, 2019.

  • 2023-2024 Rising TIDES Program

    The 2023-2024 Rising TIDES (Toward an Inclusive, Diverse, and Enriched Society) Program supports students from underrepresented backgrounds in coastal and estuarine disciplines, with the goal of inspiring and motivating them to pursue careers in coastal and estuarine science and management. Apply by April 26, 2023.

    Informational webinar April 3 at 12 p.m. CDT.