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Jobs and Programs

NEW! Enrichment/College Access Programs 2021-22
Click on the links below for more information!

Summer Programs

In-State Opportunities

Summer Youth Apprenticeship Opportunity 

We teach esports, game design, and entrepreneurship to students ages 13-18. The program is three weeks long, completely free for all students, and starts June 13. Here's a link to a short presentation.

Out-of-State Opportunities

Job Postings
We're currently preparing for our summer youth career exploration program, Youth Outdoor Ambassadors, and wanted to share our current job posting. This is a position for any students who may be interested in a paid opportunity to explore conservation, environmental stewardship, and community engagement with the Preserves this summer!
Eligible interns are: 
  • Between the ages of 16 and 24 (as of June 16th)
  • Cook County residents
  • Eager to learn more about our natural world!
The YOA program will run from the last week of June to the end of August and interns will earn $15.40 per hour. 
Applications are accepted from February 21–March 31. The job posting can also be found by navigating to the Jobs section of our website.