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 fellowship program is designed to help students define their long-term career goals through experiential learning beyond the classroom.
Currently accepting applications for the following internships:
Biodiesel Lab Fellowship
Lab Operations and Research Positions Available
- 2014-2015 Academic Year Biodiesel Fellowship
(Due Friday, August 15th)
2014-2015 Sustainability Internship positions have been filled. Please check frequently for future openings.
- Fall 2014 Urban Ag Internship application
(Due Friday, August 15)
Northern Trust Internships (Common Application)
Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply
- Check Back in August for Additional Information
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.