Morgridge Careers

  • Student Office Assistant

    Location US-WI-Madison
    Job ID
    Administrative Support
    # of Openings
  • The Organization

    As an independent research organization, the Morgridge Institute for Research explores uncharted scientific territory to discover tomorrow’s cures. In affiliation with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, we support researchers who take a fearless approach to advancing human health in emerging fields such as regenerative biology, metabolism, virology and medical engineering. Through public programming, we work to inspire scientific curiosity in everyday life.

    The Opportunity

    The Morgridge Institute is looking to hire a Student Office Assistant to start immediately and continue through the summer and into the next academic year. This position will provide support within the Core Computational Technology theme at Morgridge and to the Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP). We are seeking an individual who is detail-oriented, a good communicator, helpful, and able to work independently. This position will be responsible for a variety of tasks including filing, data entry, emailing, proofreading, photocopying, event planning, social media, expense reports, and general office support. Student positions offer flexible schedules, an opportunity to gain great work experience, and the ability to network and collaborate with Morgridge staff.

    The Discovery building is located on the UW-Madison campus at 330 North Orchard Street and is easily accessible by bus. We are seeking a student who can commit to 10 hours per week and has availability during the work week (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). There may be opportunities for more hours over breaks and summer, especially in May and July. Morgridge does not provide parking for students/interns. Bus passes are available.


    Ideal candidates will be working towards an associate or bachelor’s degree. Candidates need to possess strong attention to detail, organizational ability, communication skills, the ability to maintain confidentiality, and the ability to multitask. Prior experience working in an office setting is preferred. The position may require lifting boxes weighing 20 – 30 pounds.


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