The Institute on the Environment and the University of Minnesota are proud to be equal opportunity employers. All employment opportunities can be found on the University’s employment website. Current employment postings are featured below. Although we receive many inquiries, IonE operates with a small staff and job openings are infrequent. As available, all positions and application instructions will be posted. Please note, we do not accept or respond to unsolicited job inquiries or résumés.


Undergraduate Multimedia Design Assistant
The Institute on the Environment is seeking a talented individual to work on various video and web projects, with instruction from the Web and Multimedia Designer. Primary responsibilities include event filming, video editing, publishing to online resources such as YouTube, and adding HTML markup to web pages. Specifically, IonE’s Frontiers in the Environment lecture series occurs every Wednesday from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM; the multimedia design assistant would be responsible for filming, editing, and publishing a video of the event each week. The Multimedia Design Assistant will be able to exercise their creativity on various web and video projects.

For more information, or to apply, visit the U of M employment page. The job ID Number is 303650.

RDF Higher Education Coordinator
Graduate Research Assistant
IonE will shortly receive funding to implement a block grant to advance our renewable electricity research portfolio.  With strong oversight from the grant PI, this position will primarily serve as the program manager for the implementation and administration of the granting program.

For more information, or to apply, visit the U of M employment page. The job ID Number is 303802.