Student Office Assistant

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 biomedical imaging. 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 academic year and through summer. This position will provide support within the Research Computing Department at Morgridge. 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 – 20 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.

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 social media, data entry, emailing, proofreading, event planning, expense reports/travel reimbursement, report formatting, 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.


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

In order to insure the safety of our workplace, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required unless an exemption is granted for medical, disability or religious reasons.

To apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via the link below.

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