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Positions Available–Field Museum, Urban Conservation

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Internship Supervisor, Science Action Center
The Internship Supervisor will facilitate the Ford Environmental Leadership Internship, a summer internship for nine Chicago Public School students. The Internship Supervisor will work one day a week from mid February through the end of May to plan activities and coordinate logistics for the internship. From June through August 21, 2015 the Internship Supervisor will work five days a week (M-F) to implement the Ford Environmental Leadership Internship.
Community Environmental Engagement Coordinator
The Community Environmental Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating local environmental engagement efforts that advance the quality of life on Chicago’s South Side through community based sustainability efforts aimed at building connections between people and nature. The Coordinator will serve as a liaison between Chicago’s Pilsen/Little Village and Bronzeville community organizations, the Chicago Park District, and The Field Museum, specifically drawing connections among partner priorities and resources to increase community engagement in the Burnham Wildlife Corridor.
Calumet Outreach Coordinator
The Calumet Outreach Coordinator will promote land stewardship in the Calumet region of Illinois and Indiana in order to increase resident engagement with public and private lands. In coordination with Calumet partners, work to expand the number of active stewardship sites and number of community members involved in land stewardship. The Outreach Coordinator will also support Calumet events and youth programs.

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Author: Debra Kutska

Thanks for visiting! I am the Sustainability Specialist for Oakton Community College. I look forward to introducing you to the many green initiatives in which we engage and collecting input from YOU as to how we can continue to improve. Please feel free to contact me with your suggestions at any time at

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