blog posts Soil Conservationist (Recent Grad), Natural Resources Conservation Service (5 vacancies in IL; due March 29) Mar 16, 2022 3:15 pm10 views 5 vacanices in the following locations: Galesburg, Lincoln, Louisville, Ridgway, and Sparta, IL Nature Programs Facilitator II (part time), Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, St. Charles Park District (immediate opening) Mar 14, 2022 3:30 pm10 views Fisheries Technician (Hourly), Illinois Natural History Survey (Champaign, IL; due Feb. 25) Feb 23, 2022 12:15 pm18 views Two positions. Estimated start and end dates are March 16, 2022, through December 31, 2022. Outdoor Environmental Education Positions (summer 2022), Chicago Park District (Chicago, IL; due March 6) Feb 17, 2022 4:45 pm23 views Programs include Fishing, Gardening, Camping, and Nature Oasis, as well as paddling and climbing. Once hired, Counselors are assigned to a program that best suits their experience level and will stay with that program throughout their employment. Multiple permanent and seasonal jobs with Champaign County Forest Preserve Feb 15, 2022 2:00 pm10 views Positions:- Interpretive Center Assistant- Seasonal Naturalist- Nature Day Camp Educator- Campground Naturalist Application deadlines vary. See the post article for details. Natural Areas Restoration Technician or Crew Leader, McGinty Bros. Inc. (Long Grove, IL) Feb 10, 2022 10:00 am16 views The contact person for these positions is an NRES alumnus who welcomes your questions. Full-Time and seasonal (summer) positions available. Landscape Management Summer Internship, University of Illinois Arboretum (Urbana, IL; due March 7) Feb 10, 2022 10:00 am22 views Gain experience in Public Gardening and Restoration Ecology Fat Bat Technician, Bat Conservation International (positions in Golconda and Waterloo, IL; due Feb. 21) Feb 8, 2022 10:45 am24 views Anticipated start date is March 21, 2022, and the position is expected to last 6-8 weeks. Ecosystem Restoration Field Technician, Stantec (Naperville, IL) Feb 3, 2022 11:15 am39 views seasonal and permanent positions available Seasonal Fisheries Intern (field and laboratory), Eastern Illinois University (Charleston, IL; due March 1) Feb 3, 2022 9:00 am12 views April/May through August 2022, contract may be extended depending on performance. Seasonal Environmental Education Assistant, Lake Forest Open Lands Association (Lake Forest, IL; open until filled) Feb 2, 2022 2:30 pm18 views Dates: June 13th- August 6th, 2022 Seasonal Restoration Technician, Tallgrass Restoration, LLC (Schaumburg, IL) Feb 2, 2022 2:00 pm16 views Aquatic Field Technician (Hourly), Illinois Natural History Survey (Macomb, IL; due Feb. 11) Feb 2, 2022 1:45 pm6 views One or two full-time positions for April - June 2022 with potential extension Aquatic Field Technician (Hourly), Illinois Natural History Survey (Havana, IL; due Feb. 25) Feb 2, 2022 1:00 pm3 views 8-10 full-time positions June 1 – October 31, 2022 with potential extension to December 2022 and beyond Multiple summer internships, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (due Jan. 31) Jan 26, 2022 12:45 pm43 views Positions:Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Intern (hybrid remote and Glencoe, IL)Great Lakes Area of Concern (AOC) Intern (remote)Great Lakes Education Intern (remote with possibly space at UIUC or Purdue University)Susatainable Communities Extension Intern (remote or at Purdue University or hybrid)Video and Digital Media Intern (remote or at Purdue University)Water Conservation and Policy Intern (remote or at Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning) Aquatic Field Technician (Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey (Champaign, IL; due March 6) Jan 26, 2022 11:45 am75 views Up to 3 positions for summer 2022 Arborist Registered Apprenticeship, Openlands (Chicago, IL; due Jan. 28) Jan 24, 2022 4:00 pm35 views Openlands’ Arborist Registered Apprenticeship is an opportunity for individuals to participate in a 3-year registered apprenticeship program, working alongside industry professionals and gaining hands-on experience, training, and skills in arboriculture. Program start date is March 7, 2022. RISE: Summer Bioenergy Internships, CABBI (UIUC; due Feb. 24) Jan 22, 2022 5:00 pm22 views RISE is a paid summer program designed to provide bioenergy research and career development opportunities to undergraduate groups currently underrepresented in STEM fields. Housing and travel provided. Information sessions January 25 and February 9, 2022. Natural Resource Field Seasonal (summer 2022), McHenry County Conservation District (Woodstock, IL; due Mar. 27) Jan 21, 2022 11:45 am55 views Fisheries Management Intern (summer 2022), Friends of the Forest Preserves (Orland Park, IL; open until filled) Jan 21, 2022 11:30 am18 views Life Sciences Career Trainee, Opt E (Upward Mobility), IL EPA (Springfield, IL; due Feb. 1) Jan 21, 2022 9:30 am13 views 3 vacanices focused on preparation, execution, and reporting of technical and scientific field inspections/investigations to evaluate environmental contaminants and their impact on human health and the environment Life Sciences Career Trainee (Upward Mobility), Illinois EPA (Springfield, IL; due Jan. 28) Jan 21, 2022 9:15 am8 views 5 vacanices with a focus on corrective actions plans and reporting for groundwater and soil remediation Campaign Associate, Illinois Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) (Chicago, IL) Jan 20, 2022 11:45 am12 views Remote Internship (Spring 2022), Illinois Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) Jan 20, 2022 11:30 am21 views Field Research Specialist in Biogeochemistry, Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (Urbana, IL; due Feb. 2) Jan 20, 2022 11:15 am24 views Internship and Volunteer Opportunities (Spring 2022), Student PIRGs (remote or in-person) Jan 20, 2022 11:00 am24 views Resource Management (Forestry) Summer Crew Intern (10 positions for summer 2022), Forest Preserves of Cook County (open until filled) Jan 19, 2022 4:45 pm30 views Work locations: Glenview, Western Springs, Willow Springs, Oak Forest, and Elk Grove Village, IL Wetland Conservationist, Natural Resource Conservation Service (3 vacancies in IL; due Jan. 21) Jan 13, 2022 5:00 pm46 views 3 vacancies in Edwardsville, Newton, and Springfield, Illinois AGRICULTURE LAND AND WATER RESOURCE SPECIALIST I, Illinois Dept. of Agriculture (DeKalb, IL; due Jan. 25) Jan 13, 2022 8:00 am56 views Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (Summer 2022), Argonne National Laboratory (Lemont, IL; due Jan. 12) Jan 7, 2022 1:15 pm58 views 10-week internship program that provides undergraduate students with a STEM research experience funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Illinois Blanding’s Turtle Field Technician, Northern Illinois University (Lake County, IL; due Feb. 4) Jan 7, 2022 12:45 pm101 views May - July 2022 (approximate dates) Seasonal Wildlife Monitoring Technician (2 positions), Northern Illinois University (Lake County, IL; due Feb. 11) Jan 7, 2022 12:45 pm54 views April - October 2022 (approximate dates) Environmental Educator, Vermilion County Conservation District (Danville, IL; due Jan. 17) Jan 5, 2022 4:45 pm23 views Conservation Leadership Internship Program (summer 2022), Land Conservation of McHenry County (Woodstock, IL; due Feb. 18) Jan 5, 2022 4:30 pm48 views Land Stewardship Coordinator, Northwest Illinois Prairie Enthusiasts (Stockton, IL) Dec 22, 2021 11:30 am39 views The Morton Arboretum REU (Research Program for Undergraduates) Program Summer 2022 (due Feb. 4) Dec 21, 2021 11:30 am133 views We have a strong program in plant science, urban ecology, informatics, genomics, ecology, pathology, the anthropocene, conservation biology, population genetics, science communication, evolution, taxonomy, natural history collections, and more. The program is 10 weeks, pays $6,000, housing and travel are included. Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) - Seasonal/Internship (Summer 2022), The Morton Arboretum (Lisle, IL; due Feb. 4) Dec 16, 2021 1:45 pm32 views Experience careers that explore solutions for climate change, biodiversity loss, natural resources management, and urban life through the Center for Tree Science REU Program, Tree Science in the Anthropocene, funded by the National Science Foundation. Environmental Educator, Vermilion County Conservation District (Danville, IL; due Jan. 17) Dec 16, 2021 1:15 pm17 views Restoration Technician, The Wetlands Initiative (Wilmington, IL) Dec 14, 2021 12:45 pm58 views Life Sciences Career Trainee (Upward Mobility), Illinois EPA (Springfield, IL; due Jan. 7) Dec 13, 2021 11:15 am39 views focus: scientific reviews of Site Remediation Program (SRP) reports Native American Research Internship (Summer 2022), The Wildlife Society (Illinois; due Jan. 17, 2022) Dec 10, 2021 2:15 pm18 views The U.S. Forest Service (USFS), through partnership with The Wildlife Society (TWS), is offering research assistantships for Native American undergraduate or graduate students as part of the TWS professional development program for Native Americans. The program will facilitate student mentoring opportunities with USFS Research & Development (R&D) scientists and promote student advancement and training for careers in natural resource and conservation-related fields. A paid stipend of at least $6,700 will be provided to cover living expenses during the assistantship time-period. The Forest Service uses an ecological science-based approach to make informed decisions on the multiple-use management of the National Forests and Grasslands. ILMA Scholarships (due Dec. 31) Dec 10, 2021 1:45 pm44 views For Students attending an Illinois college or university or, Any Illinois resident attending college or university in Indiana, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, or Wisconsin. Laboratory Associate I (Upward Mobility), Illinois EPA (Springfield, IL; due Dec. 20) Dec 8, 2021 1:30 pm7 views Prepares environmental extracts/digestions from soil, water, air, wastes, and fish tissue samples Life Sciences Career Trainee (Upward Mobility), Illinois EPA (Springfield, IL; due Dec. 15) Dec 8, 2021 1:15 pm53 views Focus Area: Grant and loan funded projects for the construction and rehabilitation of public water supply, wastewater and stormwater facilities Life Sciences Career Trainee (Upward Mobility), Illinois EPA (Springfield, IL, due Dec. 15) Dec 8, 2021 1:15 pm13 views Focus Area: Lake monitoring and assessment activities Life Sciences Career Trainee (Upward Mobility) (2 vacancies), Illinois EPA (Springfield, IL; due Dec. 9) Dec 3, 2021 1:45 pm22 views Groundwater and Soil remediation Life Sciences Career Trainee (Upward Mobility), Illinois EPA (Des Plaines, IL; due Dec. 9) Dec 3, 2021 1:30 pm26 views Stream and Lake monitoring Natural Resources Technician, The Morton Arboretum (Lisle, IL) Nov 22, 2021 4:30 pm66 views Outdoor Education Instructor, NIU Lorado Taft Field Campus (Oregon, IL; open until filled) Nov 17, 2021 1:45 pm39 views The Lorado Taft Field Campus is Northern Illinois University’s outdoor education and conference center and is located in Oregon, Illinois. Taft Campus’ outdoor education program is generally multidisciplinary, place-based, and experiential, and planned in close partnership with the visiting schools with the goal of providing excellent programming and customer service to the visiting students and staff. The Outdoor Education Instructor is responsible for the instruction of outdoor education experiences for elementary and middle school students. Ecological Restoration Technician, Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (Elizabeth, IL) Nov 17, 2021 1:30 pm45 views The Northwest Illinois Stewardship Co-op (NISC), a program of the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF), is seeking a full time Restoration Technician. This position works as part of a crew that is responsible for implementing ecological restoration and land stewardship activities on sites owned or managed by members of NISC. NISC is a collaboration of 10 public and private organizations in northwest Illinois that works to address pressing and urgent natural areas management concerns across jurisdictional boundaries and service regions. NISC is based in Elizabeth, Illinois and will work on some of NISC’s conservation areas located in Jo Daviess, Carroll, Ogle, Stephenson, and/or Winnebago Counties, Illinois.