Employment Opportunities

An IPF employee works on a floor in the STEM building

IPF is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive culture and hiring a diverse workforce. We use high-performing, leading-edge practices to offer the best quality and value for our services.


Featured Positions (from careers.msu.edu)

Building Services - Maintenance Services Mechanical

  • Plumber, 2nd shift (Full-time, $30.52/hr)

Utilities - Power & Water

Transportation Services

    Custodial Services

    Real Estate & Capital Planning - Planning, Design & Construction


    Full and Part-Time Employees

    • Health care and prescription drug coverage
    • Optional dental and vision coverage
    • Holiday pay, personal leave time, vacation time
    • Other optional benefits like retirement and life/accident insurance
    • Tuition assistance for employees, employee spouses and children
    • Free access to ElevateU, an online training platform with thousands of courses, videos and books

    Full, Part-Time, On-Call, and Temp Employees

    • Access to MSU Intramural (IM) Sports Facilities (IM Sports West, IM Sports East, IM Sports Circle)
    • Free on-campus CATA bus service
    • On- and off-campus employee discounts
    • Voluntary tax-deferred 403(b) Supplemental Retirement Program (SRP)

    Joining our team means becoming an essential part of a global university dedicated to advancing knowledge and transforming lives. Our work helps Spartans change the world.

    A student moves mulch with a large pitchfork

    IPF offers many opportunities for students to gain valuable work experience.


    Featured Positions (from handshake.com)

    Landscape Services:  

    • Landscape Services Student Laborer #5026151 ($16.50/hr)

      Planning, Design and Construction: 

      • Student Aid to Interior Design Staff #5576034 ($15/hr)

      Custodial Services:  

      • Student Custodian, 3 shifts (all $15/hr, 20 hrs/week): 
        • #5533713 4:30-8:30 pm M-F
        • #5533755 9pm-1am M-F
        • #5533759 10pm-2am Su-Th
      • Part-time Custodian #5028722 ($15/hr, 20 hrs/week)
      • Custodial Event Worker #5533708 ($15/hr, 20 hrs/week)


      • Real-world career experience in landscaping, planning and design, real estate, safety, construction, engineering, HR, finance, environmental sustainability,  communications and more!
      • In 2004, Mary Jane and Theodore B. Simon, both graduates and life-long supporters of MSU, created an endowed scholarship fund to provide financial support for IPF-employed undergraduate students preferably majoring in Business or Engineering. All majors will be considered.

        To qualify, you must have a 3.0 GPA or higher while being a full-time student, have documented financial need (determined by the MSU Office of Financial Aid), have a recommendation from a full-time IPF employee where you work, and be a student employee at IPF for more than a year. These requirements must be met each semester for up to three years. This is a renewable scholarship that will be applied to tuition costs.

        Your completed application must be submitted prior to the annual deadline to be considered.