Jobs, Internships, and Funding
The Sustainability Internship Program (SIP) offers hands-on learning experiences for undergraduate UIC students that advance the overall mission of greater social, economic and environmental sustainability in the campus community. Click on the photo to learn more.
Other Internship Opportunities
Occasionally, the Office of Sustainability receives information regarding external internship opportunities. Make sure to sign up to the listserv “GreenInternship@uic.edu” to receive these internship and scholarship opportunities right to your inbox! You can see a list of archived internship opportunities here. You can also check out this website for a list of national green internships.
To sign up, visit the listserv webpage and type in “GREENINTERNSHIP” in the search bar to the right. Once you click on the name, you can enter your name and email address to subscribe to the list.
Another way to subscribe to a list is to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following command in the body of the message (leave the subject blank): subscribe greeninternship YourFirstName YourLastName. You will have to confirm the request by email and then it will be processed according to the subscription configuration. Visit the UIC ACCC website for more information regarding listserv subscription.
This site is all about turning green degrees into sustainable careers and discovering environmentally-friendly degrees and job options. They list potential degree subjects and levels, and the related common job titles for specific degrees like a architecture, engineering, desinging, health sciences, law, horticulture, environmental science and sustainability, renewable energy, agriculture, and ecology.
The Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium
Here, you’ll find over 60 job listing sites and career pathways sites to assist faculty, students and career advisors. The document is featured in an article by the National Career Development Association entitled Green and Sustainability Jobs and Career Resources–
Building Green Careers is USGBC-Illinois’ new source for employers and employees looking for jobs and applicants in the green building design, technology and engineering industries. Postings will be updated every Friday and all jobs will be reviewed before adding to our job board. Posting an opportunity to Building Green Careers is currently free. All jobs will be posted for 30 days.
Click here for other resources for Green Jobs
Want to use your tuition dollars to make UIC more sustainable? Want to help install outdoor recycling containers or wind and solar powered light poles? Find out how with the Sustainability Fee!
There are many resources to find scholarships to help fund your education.
- The UIC Office of Admissions publishes a list of scholarships available for all students as well as first-year, transfer, and continuing undergraduate students
- The University of Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences publishes a list of scholarships for students with an environmental focus that are offered by other organizations.