Resources for Students – Job Opportunities


MGS is seeking the services of an Independent Contractor to provide professional support to the Research Committee. This is a virtual position. Compensation: $250/month; approximately 10 – 15 hours/month.

Position begins in September 2017, and will remain open until filled.

Research Committee Contractor Job Description and Application Instructions

Financial Assistance

Gerald Bloedow and Elva Walker Spillane Scholarships
Founded in 1976, the mission of the Minnesota Gerontological Society (MGS) is to serve as a bridge between academics, research and practice in the field of aging. In 1994, MGS established the Bloedow Scholarship fund to honor the lifelong contributions of Gerald Bloedow to the field of aging and to provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students to further their education in gerontology.
For information click here.

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