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.

Employment Opportunities

Student Position: Student Project Assistant

Two student project assistant openings are available. The student project assistant will assist the Institute on the Environment (IonE) director for international partnerships with day-to-day tasks that are part of two large international projects with Germany and other projects. This position is available immediately for continued employment through the Fall 2020 semester, dependent upon performance and availability of funds. This position may be extended for the right candidate. The right candidate is someone who pays close attention to detail, is reliable, can see what needs to be done and takes the initiative to do it, is personable, is interested in how the University connects with non-university partners in government, politics, business, and the nonprofit world, and wants to be a productive member of the IonE family.

To learn more or apply visit the University of Minnesota Employment website and search for job ID 334864

Student Position: Communications Assistant

Do you love writing? Do you love writing for a good cause?

The University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment (IonE) is seeking a part-time Communications Assistant. This is a writing-focused position, ideal for future journalists and strategic communicators. As a communications assistant, you will be responsible for writing weekly short-form content – with editing support and feedback – that brings the range of IonE’s multifaceted work to life. Additional responsibilities include preparing monthly IonE digital newsletters, working on marketing projects, and co-managing IonE’s social media channels. You will also have the chance to develop – or make use of – basic multimedia and/or design skills.

To learn more or apply visit the University of Minnesota Employment website and search for job ID 335090