On-Campus Opportunities

 

 

Events, Jobs, Opportunities,
& Special Course Offerings

 

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Get Involved & Take Action! 

 

 

Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC)

Are you looking for ways to take action on environmental issues?

Join SEAC! Students in the Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) focus on a wide range of sustainable actions on and off campus, including organizing and hosting Free School each spring. SEAC prioritizes environmental issues and community outreach, which makes it a perfect place to meet other students who share common interests!

Want to get involved and/or get more information?
SEAC Club email: SEAC@uwosh.edu
President: Addie Taddy – taddya80@uwosh.edu
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Shannon Davis – Foust: davisfos@uwosh.edu

Regular meetings: Thursdays at 3:30pm ◦ Location – Halsey 149

 

 

Sustainable Beekeeping Club

Are you interested in beekeeping?
Do you want to learn more about the ecological value of pollinators?

Join the Sustainable Beekeeping Club and learn how to maintain honeybee hives while gaining understanding of the roles and values of pollinators in the ecosystem. Natural (i.e. organic) beekeeping methods will be used, so students will become familiar with the benefits and challenges of natural beekeeping methods. Meeting dates/times vary; contact Club President, Alyssa Bohn, to inquire about upcoming meetings!

Interested in joining the club?
Club President: Alyssa Bohn – bohnal52@uwosh.edu
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Shannon Davis – Foust: davisfos@uwosh.edu
Co-Club Advisor: John Bellotti – bellottij@uwosh.edu

Regular meetings: TO BE ANNOUNCED

 

 

Wildlife Conservation Club (WCC)

Do you care about wildlife?
Do you want to work in wildlife conservation?
Consider joining the Wildlife Conservation Club! The WCC’s mission is to promote and educate members and the campus community on wildlife management and conservation through collaborations with area experts and hands-on activities. We define wildlife as all flora and fauna from mega-vertebrates to micro invertebrates and we want to promote conservation on an ecosystem level.

Want to get involved and/or get more information?
Club president: Kendra White – whitek93@uwosh.edu
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Misty McPhee – mcpheem@uwosh.edu

Regular meetings: Mondays at 5:15pm Location – Sage 2215 

 

 

Sustainable Solutions for Tomorrow Club (SSFT)

Do you have ideas to make the Oshkosh campus more sustainable?
Want to get involved with implementing hands-on sustainability projects?
Join the Sustainable Solutions for Tomorrow Club! SSFT club supports the mission of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh to become a more sustainable and eco-friendly campus. SSFT aims to increase student awareness and knowledge of sustainability challenges and solutions through the execution and implementation of student initiatives and ideas.

Interested in joining? Want more information?
Club President: Joseph Hertel – herteljo44@uwosh.edu
Faculty Advisor: Marcel Dijkstra – dijkstrm@uwosh.edu

Regular meetings: 2nd Wednesday of every month at 2:00pm

Location: Halsey South 330D (Conference Room)

 

Off-Campus Opportunities

 

 

 Off-Campus Internships,
Volunteer Opportunities,
& more!

 

  • Volunteer Opportunities at State Parks and Public Lands
    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking volunteers to help care for state parks and public lands. Volunteers are an integral part of providing excellent customer service to visitors, expanding recreation and education opportunities. Whether you volunteer for a few hours or a couple of weeks, your service makes a world of difference.To make volunteering easier than ever, the DNR launched their Volunteer Impact System, a new online volunteer portal. The online system helps people search and sign up for volunteer opportunities across a variety of Wisconsin state parks, trails, recreation areas and forests. You can see, share, and apply for a variety of volunteer positions across the state on your web browser. Click the link above for more information!
  • Wisconsin Native Plant Certification Program:
    This 50-hour certificate in Wisconsin native plants is by the Wild Ones Fox Valley Area.  It is designed to expand knowledge of botany, ecology, conservation, and uses of native flora in Wisconsin. Participants will get both classroom education and hands-on application to increase knowledge and skills that can be applied at home, in the community, or at work. The course setting will provide a common ground for native plant enthusiasts to meet and connect with others who share their interests. Click the link above for more information!
  • Wisconsin Green Fire Aspiring Conservation Professionals Work Group
    Wisconsin Green Fire has invited students to join WGF’s Aspiring Conservation Professionals Work Group! The group includes students and others who are exploring or working toward careers in conservation. Membership to WGF is free for students and aspiring professionals.
    Click the hyperlink above for more information!
  • Year-Round Paid Environmental Intern at Oshkosh Corp
    A year-round opportunity that will provide students with hands-on, meaningful work in areas of their interest, compensation/benefits that are market competitive, flexible scheduling, hybrid working options, intern events, mentorship, and various series of personal and professional developmental events.
    More about their Environmental/Sustainability Initiatives at: Environment | Oshkosh Corporation
    More information on their intern program: Internships | Oshkosh Corporation
    Application: Careers (myworkdayjobs.com)
  • Environmental Education Opportunities
    Urban Ecology Oshkosh is looking for people who are interested in environmental education to help pilot the beginnings of an urban ecology center in Oshkosh. Some training and guidance will be provided.
    If interested, please fill out this form. (Coincidentally, there is a local environmental education course coming up in a couple weeks offering Project WILD certification.)

 

Summer Opportunities

 

Summer Internships

↠ Check out the Federal Internship Portal to view a variety of paid internship opportunities throughout the country!
Handshake is another great source for all of your summer internship and employment needs!

Summer Research

Talk with a faculty member to learn more
about available research opportunities!

 

Scholarships & Full-Time Jobs

 

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↠ For full-time job positions in Wisconsin, please see the ES Facebook group.

↠ Check out this fantastic job resource provided by our partners in Career and Professional Development.

↠ The ES Program also has a subscription to Eco Jobs a national website for conservation-oriented job listings. Students and alumni of the UWO ES Program can create a free subscriber account using this link. If you have trouble creating an account, contact Jim Feldman (feldmanj@uwosh.edu).

Scholarships

Click the button below for a list of scholarship opportunities with varying due dates!

Full-Time Positions

Click the button below to learn about full-time positions in Wisconsin!

Environmental Studies

UW Oshkosh | Oshkosh Campus
835 High Ave. Oshkosh, WI
Sage 3003 and 3464

Jim Feldman, Director

Sage Hall 3451
feldmanj@uwosh.edu