Fellowships & Internships
The Institute of Environmental Sustainability (IES) provides hands-on work opportunities for students to get deeply involved in its environmental initiatives. The IES Sustainability Fellowship Program is designed to help students define their long-term career goals through experiencial learning beyond the classroom.
Current IES Sustainability Fellowships and Insternships include:
- Biodiesel Lab Positions
- 2013 Farm Internship Application
- Urban Agriculture Position (Position filled)
- Biodiversity/Restoration Summer Internship at LUREC
(2 Positions Available, May 11-Aug. 15, 2013)
Check back each semester to see what is available.
The IES also offers both faculty and undergraduate research fellowships for those who would like to propose a specific research project that is within the scope of IES's research goals.
You can find information about additional undergraduate research programs at Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (LUROP)
Internships through IES's Partner Organizations
Generally, internships (both paid & non-paid) and volunteer opportunities may be available with the following organizations that IES has worked with either presently or in the past:
- Sierra Club, Illinois Chapter
- Audubon - Chicago Region
- Chicago Botanic Garden
- Chicago Conservation Corps (C3)
- Chicago Environmental Network
- Chicago Wilderness
- Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
- Uncommon Ground
- Angelic Organics
- CityFarm/The Resource Center
- Growing Power
- Chicago's 49th Ward
- 7 Generations Ahead
- Orion Grassroots Network
- The Student Conservation Association
Another resource to look for hands-on learning opportunities is through Loyola University Chicago's Center for Experiential Learning (CEL). The CEL serves students, faculty, staff, and community partners as a resource for community-based experiential learning opportunities and partnerships.