Employment

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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. 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.

Student Positions

IonE Communications Assistant

Are you passionate about the environment? Do you love writing? The Institute on the Environment is seeking a part-time Communications Assistant. This is a writing-focused position, ideal for future journalists and strategic communicators. Your primary responsibility will be to write weekly short-form blog posts – with one-on-one editing and feedback – that bring the range of IonE’s work to life. Additional responsibilities may include but are not limited to prepping IonE digital newsletters and creating pithy, persuasive social media content.

The ideal candidate has a grounding in environmental issues and/or science communication. More broadly, we’d describe you like this: You enjoy writing and see the editing process as a collaboration, an opportunity to stretch and improve your craft. You’re comfortable working independently – and consider deadlines sacrosanct. You’re curious, detail-oriented, and don’t hesitate to ask questions. If this sounds like you, we look forward to your application.

To learn more or apply, please visit the U of M employment website. Job ID 319823

 

Sustainability Education Assistant for Communications

The Sustainability Education Assistant for Communications is an undergraduate part-time position. The person in this role will be responsible for generating content for public communications for Sustainability Education, with University of Minnesota students as the primary audience. Key tasks include organizing information related to a variety of Sustainability Education program, writing for the program website and newsletter, managing social media, and publicizing sustainability-related events. The employee will also help plan Sustainability Education-related events for students at the University of Minnesota.

To learn more or apply, please visit the U of M employment website. Job ID 318661

 

Sustainability Education Graphic Design Assistant

The Sustainability Education Graphic Design Assistant is an undergraduate part-time position. The person in this role will be responsible for both generating and managing content for public communications for the Sustainability Education group within the Institute on the Environment. The Graphic Design Assistant is expected to be proactive in conceptualizing and designing communication pieces and coordinating with other students, faculty and staff. Key tasks include creating and managing design elements for both print and digital media, such as promotional posters, postcards and online images related to a variety of Sustainability Education programs. The Graphics Design Assistant will also help with Sustainability Education-related events for students at the University of Minnesota.

To learn more or apply, please visit the U of M employment website. Job ID 318666