Current Opportunities

 

Scholarships

Federation of Environmental Technologists Scholarship

The Federation of Environmental Technologists, Inc. (FET) is pleased to announce the availability of Scholarships to students majoring in an Environmental, Health and/or Safety field of study.  FET is a nonprofit membership association, dedicated to educating and developing excellence in environmental, health and safety professionals.  Typically, FET award 3 to 4 scholarships each year, ranging from $750 to $2,000 each. The application is attached, deadline is September 9, 2020.  Questions on these can be directed to the FET office at 262-437-1700.   More information on our organization can be found at their website: www.fetinc.org 

Campus Opportunities

UWO Fall Green Fund & Sustainability Positions
The Green Fund Committee is looking for two alternate positions for next year. Time commitment is low, only a couple meetings per semester. Alternates would get to vote if needed to meet quorum, regardless they can attend meetings and weigh in on student projects being proposed. There may be spots open on the committee as well. Contact Brad Spanbauer at spanbauerb@uwosh.edu if interested.  Also the OSA Sustainability Director position is up on Handshake. This is a paid position ($600) who helps promote GF and works with students on proposals. 

Summer Jobs

Summer Position in Langlade County

Langlade County UW-Extension office is seeking a Research Station Assistant, limited term employee.  The successful candidate would be assisting in field operations throughout the planting, growing, and harvest seasons (May-October).  Duties will include assisting researchers with potato research plot establishment, upkeep of grounds/facilities, some record keeping, team tasks operating farm equipment including operating spray equipment. A pesticide applicator and safety training will be provided. This individual will also complete routine maintenance on farm equipment and operate the irrigation system. Tractor operation at harvest in mid-September is an absolute requirement of this position.   Experience in horticulture or agronomy, familiarity with farm equipment/tractor operation, valid drivers’ license and some mechanical skills is preferred. Compensation:  $12 – $17/hour, dependent upon qualifications. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. For questions, please contact Cole Lubinski, Research Station Manager (715/350-1691). Applications can be found on-line at http://www.co.langlade.wi.us/government/employment. Applications can be emailed to tverhagen@co.langlade.wi.us

Internships

 

Full-time Positions

For full-time positions in Wisconsin, please see the ES Facebook page

 

Miscellaneous

 
Conservation Leadership Corps
The Conservation Leadership Corps training program provides excellent training to students who are interested in conservation and environmental policy. The program has received excellent reviews from all of the students that have completed the program and also from the talented instructors that have volunteered to lead the training sessions. The training program focuses on leadership, policy communication and advocacy, policy analysis and development, and policy presentation skills. The training sessions have been consistently rated as 9+ on a scale of 10 by both the students and the teachers.  More information and the application can be found at this link https://wiwf.org/clc/. IAll costs will be covered by the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation and a small scholarship will be given to each student upon completion of the program. The application deadline is May 31st. The eighth year training will start the Fall Semester of 2020. Several ES students have participated in this program in the past. 
 
 
Online Conservation Trainings with Wisconsin Land & Water
The nonprofit conservation organization offers a variety of online conservation trainings. Many of them are free and offered online–just another way that you can expand your knowledge and add to your resume in preparation for graduation and what lays beyond! Click here for more info.

 

Environmental Studies

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