Energy Hawk Research Internship

Grand Forks, ND
Apr 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information:

This is a part-time, non-benefited position. Only NDUS and North Dakota tribal college students are eligible to be hired in this position. Unsolicited applications to this posting will NOT be considered.

The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota (UND) is seeking highly qualified and motivated undergraduate and graduate students for paid summer intern positions related to North Dakota energy opportunities. Applicants must be current students at one of the following schools: Bismarck State College (BSC), Minot State University (MSU), North Dakota State University (NDSU), Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (NHSC), Turtle Mountain Community College (TMCC), Williston State College (WSC).

Duties & Responsibilities

This internship is focused on conducting research in the field of North Dakota energy and value-added energy products. The selected students will work closely with each other and EERC research scientists, engineers, and project managers on research activities designed to better understand North Dakota’s current energy landscape, focus on future energy challenges, and develop value-added opportunities. Students will research topics, prepare technical progress reports, a business plan, and presentations and will present research project results. Ten temporary full-time positions are anticipated for undergraduate and graduate students, with selection based on the candidate’s academic experience and performance and the strength of his or her personal statement, resume, letters of recommendation, and interview. A minimum of one letter of recommendation is required.


  • Applicants must be current MSU, NDSU, NHSC, TMCC, or WSC students.
  • Successful completion of criminal history records check.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Work Schedule/Start Date

  • The term of the internship will run from May 24, 2021, to August 6, 2021, with a midterm break July 5–9.
  • 40 hours per week
  • The salary range for this internship program is $12/hour

To Apply

For full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted by 11:59PM on the closing date.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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