Job Information

University of Utah Human Resources Student Internship in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date

Requisition Number PRN13173N

Job Title UU Student - Other

Working Title Human Resources Student Internship

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area

Department 00410 - Human Resources

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range Will pay no less than $12.50

Close Date

Job Summary

Are you a current University of Utah student who wants to learn about the field of Human Resources? University Human Resource Management ( UHRM ) is excited to offer a paid internship where you’ll learn about the functions, services, and systems of HR. You’ll assist in a variety of HR transactional and support tasks, learn valuable HR and customer service skills, complete a project and achieve learning goals and objectives related to the field of HR.

This job requires some in person work at our downtown offices, and the ability to perform some tasks remotely. This internship is time limited for one year, from January 1, 2023 (start date can be flexible) through December 31, 2023.

Current University students with a Federal Work-Study Award (financial aid) are encouraged to apply.

This internship provides students with the opportunity to:

Meet all members of the HR senior leadership team, learn about their roles, and have opportunity to ask questions.

Gain access to the UU institutional CUPA -HR membership.

Meet with HR’s Associate Director for Recruitment to review resume and cover letter.

If desired, receive coaching and tips about job interviews.

Opportunity to engage in department and institution wide equity, diversity and inclusion professional development.

UHRM serves an increasingly diverse constituency of employees. We are interested in identifying and interviewing candidates who have had experience working with underrepresented groups and a passion for advancing equity, diversity and inclusion for University employees.


-Works with Compliance Specialist on a variety of HR related tasks including updating Job information and compliance projects

- Assists the HR Recruiting department in communicating with job applicants

- Answers questions related to human resources and the hiring process

- Replies to incoming email requests

- Completes basic HR transactions in systems, including an HR Information System and an Applicant Tracking System

- Completes an HR-related project

- Consistently provides excellent customer service

- Works with accuracy, detail, and maintains confidentiality with high level of integrity

- May perform word processing and complete various types of correspondence

Minimum Qualifications

This internship is only available to currently enrolled University of Utah students.

Familiarity with general office equipment; and demonstrated organizational, computer, human relation and effective communication skills required. This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


- Two years of general office experience or equivalency.

- Cross-cultural competence and ability to effectively communicate well with a diverse set of customers.

- Preference given to bi-lingual applicants.

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.