Career Opportunities

About the Office

The Office of Attorney General Keith Ellison has a clear mission: we help Minnesotans afford their lives and live with dignity, safety, and respect.  We are a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who choose public service as a calling, and we are actively and intentionally committed to supporting an internal culture that affirms that calling. The Office is one of Minnesota’s largest public law offices and as of 2024, has been recognized as a Star Tribune Top Workplace Minnesota for four years in a row and Top Workplace USA for three years in a row. 


Current Openings

Human Resources Generalist

Posting Number: 78244 • Closing Date: 7/23/2024
The Office is currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Human Resources (HR) Generalist to join our team in providing professional HR services office-wide. Our HR Generalists support all HR functions throughout the cycle of employment to include position auditing, recruitment, hiring, onboarding, transactions, labor relations, leave coordination, policy, workers compensation, performance management, and offboarding.

Law Clerk (Consumer - Social Media/Wellbeing Report) – Fall 2024

Posting Number: 77867 • Closing Date: 7/24/2024
The Office is currently seeking a Law Clerk in the Consumer Division of the Office. This position focuses on assisting Assistant Attorneys General with researching and drafting a second report to the Legislature - due in February 2025 - about the effects of new and emerging technologies on the well-being of Minnesotans. 

Student Extern – Fall 2024

Applications will be accepted each semester until positions are filled
The Student Extern will be working with the Statewide Expungement Program and will be assisting with reviewing applications, maintaining files, and drafting proposed orders and stipulations.

Training and DEI Support Specialist

Posting Number: 78233 • Closing Date: 7/23/2024
The Office is seeking an Office and Administrative Specialist Senior to support the organization’s training, professional development, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. This position will collaborate with the Training and Development Manager and the DEI Officer to develop administrative procedures.


Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence, and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at (651) 259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.