Job Information

University of Utah Graphic Design Intern in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/04/2022

Requisition Number PRN12421N

Job Title UU Student - Other

Working Title Graphic Design Intern

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student


Standard Hours per Week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00307 - Housing & Residential Educ

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $12

Close Date

Job Summary

The Graphic Design Intern will support Housing & Residential Education’s marketing and communications team in creating, engaging, and informing visual content. The Graphic Design Intern will work with the Communications & Assessment Coordinator to execute department design needs at a variety of project levels. Projects are to include updating ongoing publications and ownership of creation of new designs for marketing/advertising purposes. This part-time position is ideal for a student seeking graphic design experience.

Although this is not specifically a work-study only position, those who qualify for work-study are encouraged to apply.

Housing & Residential Education and the University of Utah value interactions among individuals with varying traditions, cultures, identities, expressions, orientation, religious beliefs, economic backgrounds, and racial/ethnic origins. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will share and explore this value with the team and with the residents.

About Student Affairs

Student Affairs ( is comprised of over 20 departments and is focused on supporting student well-being and success with the ultimate goal of assisting students in discovering their passion, people, and purpose. To that end, we aim to foster an environment that encourages employees to embrace innovative service delivery methods to best meet the needs of our students. As a result, students have the opportunity to participate in the creation of campus culture, collaboratively working alongside professional staff, student leaders, and academic partners.

Student Affairs is committed to the grounding of our programs, procedures, and policies in the tenets of anti-racism and inclusion. We recognize the continued importance of education and accountability that promote equity and social justice. Our expectation is that all employees are engaged in this work to create a welcoming environment that supports the success of both students and staff and ensures they have the opportunity to be fully incorporated into university life.


Support Housing & Residential Education’s marketing and communications team in creating engaging and informing visual content.

Work with the Communications & Assessment Coordinator to execute department design needs at a variety of project levels.

Update ongoing publications and create new designs for marketing/advertising purposes.

Minimum Qualifications

Department Specific Qualifications:

  • Must be a current University of Utah student in good standing with the university and maintain that status throughout employment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse office setting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Skills in speaking and writing concisely and logically
  • Demonstrated skill to work effectively with students, parents, and university officials
  • Previous experience with graphic design work
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite Creative Cloud (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop)


  • Experience living on campus at the University of Utah
  • Experience and interest in marketing, communications, or design field
  • Proficiency with video editing and animation software (Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition)

Special Instructions Summary

Although this is not specifically a work-study only position, those who qualify for work-study are encouraged to apply.

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.