Work at Saint John's Outdoor University
Environmental Educator Fellowship
A 12-month position for recent college graduates (within 4 years) interested in environmental education. Openings for this position are typically posted early in the calendar year.
CSB/SJU Student Employment - Academic Year
Any open positions are posted on the Student Employment website.
Supplement your academic career and gain valuable teaching experience assisting with environmental programming at Outdoor U, both outdoors and in the office. 10-12 hours/week.
Spend some time outdoors helping Outdoor U run field trip experiences for preK-12 students. Great for students seeking some practical teaching experience. 20-30 hours/semester.
Learn the inner workings of an environmental organization and hone your personal communication skills working on a variety of Outdoor U projects. 10-12 hours/week.
This position helps the Abbey Arboretum and Outdoor U care for the wildlife, forest, wetlands, prairie and lakes. It also assists in the maintenance of the hiking trails, ski trails, and forest roads. This can include moving rock, lifting/stacking firewood, planting trees, and exposure to the elements. 10-12 hours/week.
This position supports the programs and operations of the Outdoor Leadership Center. The Outdoor Leadership Center, a unit of Saint John's Outdoor University, provides expertise, programming, and equipment to CSB/SJU students and others wishing to experience the outdoors. 5-6 hours/week or 10/12 hours/week.
CSB/SJU Student Employment - Summer
Summer positions are typically posted on the Student Employment website in early spring.
Spend the summer outdoors gaining valuable practical teaching experience, helping with events, and learning about restoration ecology. 40 hours/week.
Learn the inner workings of an environmental organization and hone your personal communication skills working on a variety of Outdoor U projects. 40 hours/week.
Assist in the upkeep of more than 2,500 acres of Saint John's Abbey Arboretum. This can include invasive species removal, prescribed burning, constructing/maintaining trails and bridges, moving rock, planting trees, and cutting, splitting and stacking firewood. 40 hours/week.