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Career Services annually recognizes students for outstanding service during their internship.

Lindsey Gordon, Environmental Studies major, completed a lab internship with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) in Springfield, Illinois. Read More

Ryan Foley, a junior Environmental Studies major, is interested in getting into environmental consulting after college and would like to start his own company. This past summer, he worked as an intern at Pizzo and Associates in Leeland, Illinois.  Read More


Research Rookies links students with faculty members to conduct small-scale research projects in their areas of interest.

Elise Waite is an Environmental Studies student working with Dr. Kendall Thu to develop resident-friendly scientific methods of water monitoring and to pilot implement them with at least one community group. She intends to create a new protocol to address existing gaps in rural water testing for the organization Illinois Citizens for Clean Air and Water (ICCAW).