Road to Global Entrepreneur Summit begins in MKE

 Road to Global Entrepreneurship Summit: Milwaukee Milwaukee will garner national and international attention in November as it hosts the “Road to GES.” Milwaukee was selected as one of three principal U.S. cities to help raise awareness in the lead up to the eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad, India on November 28-30, 2017. Milwaukee… Read More

Reports from the field: Restoring our River’s Edge

Freshwater Guest Blogger By: Maddie Zopp, Director of Research and Conservation, Riveredge Nature Center Hands-on water quality education programs have been a cornerstone of the educational offerings of Riveredge Nature Center for its entire 49 year history. Each year, over 2,100 students don a pair of waders and explore the macro-invertebrate life and chemical parameters of… Read More

New Freshwater Course Sparks Passion

PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION OF FUTURE WATER LEADERS By: Colin Flanner, Intern & Student Chapter Liaison for The Water Council and Student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee This year a new course out of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences (SFS) recently became available to undergraduates at the main campus on… Read More

Work in freshwater lab opens path to future in science

By: Kathy Quirk, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee April 18, 2017 Cristal Sanchez-Estrada is feeding her love of science by immersing herself in research on algae and phosphorus in lake waters. The senior from Milwaukee sees her work as an undergraduate student scientist in a lab at the School of Freshwater Sciences as a way of fulfilling… Read More

Evoqua Water Technologies is Hiring

23 POSITIONS OPEN IN WAUKESHA, WI Evoqua, the global leader in helping municipalities and industrial companies protect and improve the world’s most fundamental natural resource, water; is looking for exceptional candidates to join their team in Waukesha, WI. In response to a recently enhanced retirement program, a number of positions have become available. Below, you… Read More

Summer Internship Opportunities at Badger Meter

Accelerate Your Water Career Today! Badger Meter is a world-class employer where ingenuity and excellence are welcome and encouraged! Last year Badger Meter had excellent success in filling their internship positions through The Water Council’s relationships with local universities. This year the number of positions available is a bit smaller, due to the fact that… Read More

Local Teams Among Winners of National Water Game Competition

FRESHWATER GUEST BLOGGER: Nate Conroy | Teacherpreneur | STEMhero  Two games created in Milwaukee with the support of Water Council Members ABB Inc, Pentair, and Sage Water, will be showcased at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. The games were created in October 2015 as part of a national competition called for by the White House, hosted locally at… Read More

Water-Related Science-Policy Fellowship Opportunities

Enriching experiences, exploration of aquatic science in real-world settings, plus mentoring and stipends—find a fellowship that fits your interests. Wisconsin Sea Grant/Water Resources Institute is pleased to highlight these 2016 and 2017 opportunities. Fellowship opportunities are available to current graduate students and those that have recently graduated.  These are incredible opportunities for research-policy linkages at the… Read More