Employment Opportunities

MSU Extension employees work effectively and collegially with a broad range of internal and external constituencies, think creatively and demonstrate their commitment to supporting or implementing programs or initiatives that foster and sustain diversity within their research or programming area. MSU Extension’s more than 600 professional throughout the state help communities thrive because of their shared values and dedication to service.

To view the exciting career opportunities available with MSU Extension please visit the MSU Careers page. Search results may be further filtered by location, areas of interest, type of employment, etc., through the filter feature on the right-hand side of the page.

Questions may be addressed to the MSU Extension Human Resources office at or 517-353-9108.

What's it Like to Work for MSU Extension?

MSU Extension has more than 800 employees throughout Michigan and Michigan State University's campus. We are embedded within communities to identify local needs, help find solutions and make Michigan a better place to live, work and play. Listen to what some of our employees have to say about why working in an organization with shared values is personally and professionally rewarding.

Community, Food and Environment

Children and Youth

Agriculture and Agribusiness

Health and Nutrition

The work of MSU Extension links the power of MSU research to local issues, through community-based program delivery. MSU Extension staff often collaborate with MSU faculty and specialists to deliver programs in the areas of Agriculture/Agri-business, Nutrition and Health, Youth Development, Natural Resources, Community and Economic Development, etc. Our Educators and Instructors work as teams to bring practical, unbiased, science-based answers to Michigan that are: Relevant. Proven. Life-Changing.

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