Job Information

University of Utah Development Intern in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/19/2022

Requisition Number PRN12725N

Job Title UU Student - Admin/Clerical

Working Title Development Intern

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 15

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Flexible hours up to 15 hours per week

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00702 - Development Services

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $15 - $20 per hour

Close Date

Job Summary

The Student Support Initiatives team in University Advancement is seeking a student intern to assist with stewardship, communications, and other development-related projects. This position will report to the Stewardship Officer, but will also provide project support for all team members and their respective areas of advancement including Student Affairs, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Undergraduate Studies, Graduate Studies, and Financial Aid & Scholarships.


The Development Intern will assist with a variety of projects such as:

  • Pulling donor gift reports using Salesforce
  • Compiling and mailing acknowledgment letters and other stewardship reports
  • Content creation for donor thank you messages using ThankView and Gratavid
  • Sending donor thank you gifts
  • Event planning and support
  • Student outreach
  • Annual campaign communications

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a current, enrolled undergraduate student at the University of Utah.


  • Pursuing degree in a related field plus one year of related experience or equivalency
  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential to this role. Intermediate to high proficiency in writing and proofreading content for email newsletters, thank you letters, blogs, or newsletter articles.
  • Previous experience with donor events and/or fundraising.
  • Students interested in pursuing a career in communications or event management are encouraged to apply.
  • Must have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Skills related to document editing and proofreading, video editing, graphic design, illustration, and/or Adobe Create Suite proficiency are a plus.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.