sustainability

Austin Joins World's Largest Urban Wildlife Monitoring Initiative

Austin Joins World's Largest Urban Wildlife Monitoring Initiative

Wild Basin recently shared some exciting news: Austin has joined the world's largest urban wildlife monitoring initiative and is now one of 9 cities contributing to the Urban Wildlife Information Network! Wild Basin is one of the biodiversity monitoring sites, so their Research Director, Dr.…




	


Four National Wildlife Federation Graduate Student Fellowship Opportunities: Apply by May 21!

Four National Wildlife Federation Graduate Student Fellowship Opportunities: Apply by May 21!

The National Wildlife Federation is currently accepting applications for four graduate student fellowships this summer/fall. Earn a $3,000 stipend, help grow the NWF EcoLeaders leadership and certification program for emerging environmental leaders, and gain valuable career experience and professional development. There are four opportunities available:




	


Spider Hunt at Wild Basin: May 20

Spider Hunt at Wild Basin: May 20

Join Wild Basin for a spider hike this weekend! This two mile hike will include encounters with jumping spiders, pirate spiders, crab spiders, orbweavers, and maybe even a brown recluse. Hikers will learn what makes each spider special as well as some spider safety tips.




	


Become a Texas State Park Ambassador! Apply by May 21

Become a Texas State Park Ambassador! Apply by May 21

Texas Parks and Wildlife is looking for nature-loving young adults ages 18-30 to volunteer as a Texas State Park Ambassador. The journey begins with the Ambassador Leadership Training Adventure, a regional training held three times a year. They spend five days camping, backpacking, hiking, volunteering, and…




	


Beautiful Live Oak Tree Discovered and Mapped Near Campus at Blunn Creek

Beautiful Live Oak Tree Discovered and Mapped Near Campus at Blunn Creek

TreeFolks recently hosted a tree ID hike at Blunn Creek Preserve, which is right in St. Edward's backyard. On the hike, they came across a big, beautiful live oak tree!




	


Former MSEM Student Finds "Wealth of Incredible Opportunities" After Graduation

Former MSEM Student Finds "Wealth of Incredible Opportunities" After Graduation

After graduating from St. Edward's Professional Science Master's in Environmental Management and Sustainability program in 2015, Christine Lacayo has had quite the journey!




	


Job Opportunities: Environment America Fellows and Digital Organizers

Job Opportunities: Environment America Fellows and Digital Organizers

Environment America is hiring Fellows and Digital Organizers in Washington, D.C, Denver CO, Philadelphia PA, Pittsburgh PA, and Boston, MA. The target annual compensation for this position is $25,500 in the first year and $27,000 in the second year.




	


Job Opportunity: Student Sustainability Committee Coordinator at University of Illinois- Apply by May 5!

Job Opportunity: Student Sustainability Committee Coordinator at University of Illinois- Apply by May 5!

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a Student Sustainability Committee Coordinator. Click here to read the full position description. Application deadline is May 5th!




	


We Have a Winner for the Bike Raffle!

We Have a Winner for the Bike Raffle!

We want to thank everyone who participated in our raffle during Earth Week Fair and helped make it a big success! All participants have been subscribed to the Sustainability Post, which promotes sustainability-related campus practices, events, and job and internship opportunities. If you’d prefer not…




	


Tons of Job & Internship Opportunities to Browse

Tons of Job & Internship Opportunities to Browse

Austin EcoNetwork has gathered a ton of great job and internship opportunities for the summer and beyond! Places like Austin Parks Foundation, Texas Campaign for the Environment, and Save Barton Creek Association are all hiring.