Undergraduate Positions

Paid Positions

For UMN undergraduates, we have at times part time positions available to help with colony management, peri-op monitoring, or tissue processing. This work requires reliability and an unwavering attention to detail.  This work generally entails approximately 4-10hrs of work per week, and we look for a two semester minimum commitment.   

To note interest, complete the  same form as for volunteer work, but indicate a particular interest in paid lab work.  

Unpaid Positions

The KM lab welcomes undergraduate research volunteers on a rolling basis.

You can get more information, and apply here:

Lab Meetings & Journal Clubs

Undergraduates, including those not formally part of the KM Lab, are welcome to attend KMLab meetings and journal clubs, to get to know the lab and neuroscience research better.

Email to obtain more information.


Finished or finishing undergrad but not yet quite ready to enter grad school?  Consider doing a two year postbac!

The KMLab participates in UMN's MINDS program : 

Learn more:

Contact Esther at if you are interested in pursuing this opportunity in the KM lab.

Lab manager and technician

The KMLab does not currently have any openings in this area.

Graduate Students

Students interested in pursuing a PhD in the KM Lab should apply to one of UMN's excellent graduate programs.  More information on a subset can be found here:

Students already members of a graduate program at UMN should contact Esther directly if interested in rotating in the lab.  Email:


Anyone interested in continuing their training through a postdoctoral position in the Krook-Magnuson lab should contact Esther directly.  Email:

In your email, include why you are interested in doing a postdoc in the KM Lab, what your goals for a postdoc would be, and what you want to do next in your career.