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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

Undergraduate Research & Administrative Assistant

The Energy Transition Lab (ETL) undergraduate Internship will be a full-time summer position (40 hours per week) for the summer 2018, up to 12 weeks. Interns will have the opportunity to work on all facets of ETL activities, including research, writing, website, planning and coordinating events and convenings, community and stakeholder engagement, and more. Some of our ongoing projects include energy storage research, analysis, and stakeholder engagement; research and community engagement in North Minneapolis relating to establishment of a community-scale solar garden & resilient microgrid project, and strategic planning around Minnesota’s energy transition.

To learn more or apply, please visit the U of M employment website. Job ID 322479

Undergraduate Finance Assistant

IonE is seeking a student worker for an entry-level accounting position located on the St Paul Campus. This position would be for the Spring semester and is expected to go through Summer and into the next Academic Year. Duties will include: creating expense reports and requisitions, receiving invoices, office inventory and UMarket ordering, filing, scanning documents and other duties as assigned.

The student will be required to take a few hours of off-site (WBOB) and online University financial training in order to gain access to the PeopleSoft system and to learn the policies, guidelines and procedures for these financial transactions.

This is an accounting position and will be an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on financial and administrative experience, but you should like and/or be able to learn and execute entry-level and process-driven accounting tasks.

To learn more or apply, please visit the U of M employment website. Job ID 322707