CEGU

Committee on Environment, Geography and Urbanization

Division of Social Sciences, The University of Chicago

Undergraduate Research Assistant Positions with Environmental Frontiers Campus

posted February 13, 2024

The Environmental Frontiers Initiative invites applications for EFCampus Research Assistants beginning Summer Quarter 2024. EFCampus brings together students, faculty, and staff to collaboratively explore and implement sustainability practices on campus. It is a unique, educational research opportunity for students interested in environmental issues and broader climate change goals.

Research assistant positions are full-time roles over Summer Quarter, June 10 to August 16, and are paid $16.00/hour. This is a hybrid opportunity, with an expectation of working 2-3 days per week in the office and the option to work remotely the remaining days. RA positions may have the opportunity to extend into the 2024-2025 academic year, which will be determined upon completion of summer work.

Friends of the Forest Preserves: Crew Leader

posted February 5, 2024

Friends of the Forest Preserves seeks Crew Leaders to be part of the Forest Preserve Experience (FPE) leadership team. FPE is a five-week summer program for teens, focused on job skill development, restoration training and work, environmental education, and exposure to the forest preserves and jobs in conservation. For many participants, this program serves as a first job, so Crew Leaders excel in relating to and guiding youth through the program. Successful candidates have strong communication skills, experience leading high school aged students, and a passion for environmental conservation.

Friends of the Forest Preserves: Program Assistant

posted February 5, 2024

Friends of the Forest Preserves seeks a Program Assistant. The Program Assistant will assist in the preparation, management, implementation, and reporting of the Forest Preserve Experience Program under the supervision of the Program Manager and Program Coordinator. FPE is a five-week summer program for teens, focused on job skill development, restoration training and work, environmental education, and exposure to the forest preserves and jobs in conservation. Successful candidates will have strong communication and organizational skills, be able to work in a fast-paced environment, and engage with high school students and adult crew leaders.