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Administrative Assistant

Fargo, ND, USA

Job Type

Internship or Multi-Semester Co-op

About the Company

Elinor Coatings creates solutions for corrosion, degradation, and fouling through research in surface protection. We value environmental sustainability and conservation and diversity in backgrounds, experiences, and personalities. This role will join a team of researchers in developing new formulations of protective and anti-corrosion coatings for metals. Support long-term federal research contracts in aerospace and ground vehicle support.

Internship Duties

Office Duties:

  • Answer all incoming calls in a professional and respectful manner and direct calls appropriately

  • Print, file, and scan documents as needed

  • Work with spreadsheets, track and update data in databases, record keeping for specific projects

  • Compose business professional emails and letters

  • Create SOPs and Work Instructions for job duties

  • Schedule meetings, book conference rooms, calendar management, and print calendars for CEO and COO

  • Event office planning

  • Fill in snacks and coffee

Additional Responsibilities

  • Participate in meetings and reports when appropriate

  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner

  • Run miscellaneous errands if needed

  • Additional duties as assigned


  • College student by the time you begin your internship

  • Major in Business Administration, Administrative Support, or closely related fields

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, ever-changing environment on diverse tasks

  • Skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Oral and written communication skills to enable working with multi-disciplinary groups of individuals with diverse backgrounds


  • 10-20 hours/weekly during school year

  • 30-40 hours/weekly during summer

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