Category Archives: Green jobs

Sustainability and Biodiversity at the Field Museum

Last Monday, as a warm 60+ degree (F) day enveloped downtown Chicago in a splendid preview of spring, my students and I hiked from Roosevelt’s Gage Building in the Loop to the lakefront, where we strolled southward to that great … Continue reading

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Sustainable Agriculture Jobs in Chicago

Just now I’ve had a couple of interesting sustainable agriculture job ads cross my desk. (OK, they appeared in my email inbox, to be precise — but that doesn’t sound as good.) The first is with one of RU’s arch-rivals … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Assistant Volunteer Coordinator at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, located just north of Wilmington IL in Will County, is seeking a full-time Assistant Volunteer Coordinator.  This position is possible because of a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and The Nature Conservancy. To view this … Continue reading

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College Graduates and Employment Prospects

As thousands of college students graduate this month, including our students here at Roosevelt, many are concerned how they will fare in the current job market. And that market continues to be challenging as we slowly recover from the Great … Continue reading

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Job Search Tips

A pretty good article here that I found on LinkedIn about finding a job after college. Solid advice in a still challenging job market. Also check out the Green Jobs section of this website for reports, stats, and other resources.

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Position Available: Assistant Professor of Sustainability Studies at RU

Roosevelt University is seeking an Assistant Professor in Sustainability Studies for a tenure-track position beginning 15 August 2013. Applicants should have the ability to teach multiple courses in the Sustainability Studies (SUST) undergraduate curriculum as well as interdisciplinary social and/or … Continue reading

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Speak Your Mind on RU’s New Website

Roosevelt has just launched a new media campaign called “Speak Your Mind” that features a highly interactive “microsite” that’s really more like an online discussion course than a typical media ad. In fact, it’s better than a regular course, because … Continue reading

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Brookings Institute Report on Green Economy

Check out the updates to the Green Jobs page on this website, which includes a link to the just-released Brookings Institute report, “Sizing the Clean Economy: A National and Regional Green Jobs Assessment.”

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