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Employment opportunities

Here you will find a collection of employment opportunities both within and outside the College of Biological Sciences.

Direct Care Professional Positions at ACR Homes

ACR Homes is HIRING students to become Direct Care Professionals! DCPs work in a home setting alongside a co-worker to care for an average of 4 individuals who have developmental and physical disabilities. You will get the chance to care for the emotional, medical, and physical needs of the residents as well as enjoying fun activities with them on your shifts.

Introducing the new GoldPASS powered by Handshake Job and Career Services Platform

As a U of M student, you have free access to GoldPASS powered by Handshake, a faster, easier, and smarter system that connects you with jobs, internships, and career services. The new platform provides access to positions around the world, as well as part-time and full-time jobs on your campus and in the surrounding community. Additionally, you can use GoldPASS powered by Handshake to access information about and pre-register for CBS Career Team events

GoldPASS powered by Handshake offers new features, enabling you to:

Work-Study Position in Tissue Engineering Laboratory

A work-study position for general laboratory maintenance and cell culture for the Bioprinting Facility is now open. The position will provide the student with an opportunity to start at the ground-level of a regenerative medicine research laboratory and begin building tangible research skills. Learn more.

Position in the Hayden Lab

Neuroeconomics and decision making lab looking for motivated undergraduates to fill some volunteer research assistant positions starting this fall. About 6-10 hours per week. For more information check out our lab website at

Job Opportunity in Patent Law

Are you interested in applying your scientific knowledge and expertise to the field of intellectual property and patent law? Consider applying to the PSG Patent Analyst I position at CPA Global. No law degree required!

Undergraduate Research Opportunity: Genetic Engineering and Synthetic Biology in Crop Plants

Arjun Khakhar, a postdoctoral fellow working with Dr. Daniel Voytas, is looking for sophomore or junior undergraduate students interested in working on projects that involve cutting edge genetic engineering and synthetic biology in crop plants. This position is for students who are thinking about a research career in biotech/life sciences.

While prior lab experience is a plus, it is by no means required. Students who are accepted will gain skills in:

HIRING: Student Lab Assistant - Electron Microscopy

The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Electron Microscopy-Ultrastructural Pathology department has a position available for a student lab assistant (ID 324089.) The preferred candidate is a microbiology major with at least a year left before graduating. 

Duties/Responsibilities include processing negative stain samples, processing tissue samples (positive stain), procure and archive tissues, chemical hygiene, qualitative analysis, quality assurance duties, and safety.

HIRING: Western Ecosystem Technology (WEST) - for Twin Ciites - Biometrican and GIS

WEST Environmental & Statistical Consultants (WEST, Inc) is looking to hire two full time positions:
1) GIS specialist  - Full time - GIS Analysts and Cartographers - Twin Cities 
  • Bachelor’s degree  + 2 or more years of professional GIS experience or 
  • Master’s degree in Geography or GIS, or a related field + 6 or more months of professional GIS experience
  • Apply here