Opportunities for Environmental Science Majors
Summer Institute on Sustainbility and Energy (SISE)
2013 Program Theme: Sustainable Tranportation.
From August 5-16, SISE is a two week intensive workshop and lecture series geared towards individuals interested in sustainbility and energy. Participants will engage these issues through interactive lectures and panel discussions, collaborative research projects, networking opportunities, and tours of sustainbility and energy related sites in the Chicago Area. Admission is highly competitive; 60-80 participants will be accepted from a pool of national applicants and will receive financial support.
To learn more visit http://sise.phy.uic.ed
Colorado Ecosystem Field Studies
Study, hike, & camp in the amazing foothills of the Rocky Mountains
Gain valuable career skills in hands-on ecosystem field research
Earn 3 undergraduate semester transfer credits
Explore this unique opportunity to apply your classroom/textbook learning while immersed in an incredible Colorado ecosystem setting! Accredited by the University of Montana at Missoula Environmental Studies Program - ENST 391. Visit www.ecofs.org for more information.
Study Abroad in Israel
Northwestern recently affiliated with 3 study abroad programs in Israel. This program offers excellent opportunities in sustainable development and ecology, a special study track in sustainable development and environment, as well as course offerings and research opportunities at the Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies.Program information can be found here: http://www.aabgu.org/osp/
Semester in Environmental Science (SES)
Spend a semester in Woods Hole, MA, a world renowned center for oceanography, marine biology and environmental science, studying global change and biogeochemistry. The SES is sponsored by the Ecosystems Center at the Marine Biological Lab and taught by a distinguished faculty. Students in the program spend 20 hours each week in the field and lab measuring ecosystem structure and processes in coastal ponds, estuaries, forests and marshes and conduct independent research during the last six weeks of the 15 week program. Click on this link to visit their website.
The Univeristy of Montana has two opportunities for field study in 2013. Here's your opportunity to experience conservation first-hand.
Wildlife in the West - May 23- June 26 is a field program in ecology and management of endangered species in rural landscapes.
Landscape & Livelihood - September 3 - November 2 is a field semester in ecology and community-based conservation.
Fair Share Alliance
Fair Share Alliance is a citizen-based non-profit advocacy organization that works to provide every American with a fair shot at a good job and a strong voice in our democracy. Fair Share is currently hiring Campaign Directors (click here to view job description) to lead their grassroots campaign for a fair economy. They are looking for graduating seniors and students going into their Junior and Senior year who are passionate and ready to take action to create positive social change in our economy and democracy. If you'd like to receive more information, please complete their online interest form.
Visit Northwestern University's Environmental Portal for an Entryway to Environmental Exploration...
The Environmental Sciences curriculum combines courses in natural sciences, engineering, and social sciences to help students understand the environment from a range of perspectives and tackle the current environmental issues facing our world. Learn more