Resources for Students – Job Opportunities & Scholarships

Financial Assistance

MGS Annual Scholarship Awards
The mission of the Minnesota Gerontological Society is to bridge research and practice in the field of aging, with emphasis on developing and supporting tomorrow’s leaders As a way to support higher education students studying in a filed related to gerontology, MGS created three scholarship funds and offers five or more annual $1K scholarships each year.
For information click here.

Job Opportunities
There are a number of organizations that provide information on job opportunities in aging and social services.

Job Opportunities with the State of Minnesota (off Site)
This is where job opportunities at Continuing Care for Older Adults Program within the Department of Human Services are posted. Continuing Care for Older Adults works to ensure quality care and services for seniors and other adults who need help living as independently as possible (Off Site)
Sponsored by The Gerontological Society of America, AgeWork offers information primarily in research and academia across the United States. Additional information is available for job seekers and on careers in aging.

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (Off Site)
The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits lists hundreds of jobs in the non-profit sector.

University of Minnesota School of Social Work (Off Site)
The University of Minnesota lists job opportunities for the School, MSW graduates and PhD graduates.