University of Utah Learning Abroad Outreach Intern in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 12/17/2018

Requisition Number PRN08804N

Job Title UU Student - Other

Working Title Learning Abroad Outreach Intern

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 5-15

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

Outreach Interns’ hours vary by week, but will usually be 10-15 hours/week at the start of each term, with hours dropping to 5-10 hours/week by the end of the semester. These hours will include some evening and weekend hours. Known times that you will be expected to work increased hours include:

• Fall Learning Abroad Fair: late September/early October

• International Education Week: mid-November

• Spring Learning Abroad Fair: late January

Please note that Learning Abroad Outreach Interns:

• Must provide a minimum of 10 hours of availability per week for at the start of each term and a minimum of 5 hours of availability per week at the end of the semester

• Must log a minimum of 100 hours by the end of each term

• AreNOTrequired to work during finals, school breaks, or any days where class is not officially in session

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 01541 - Office for Global Engagement

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $800 stipend per semester

Close Date

Job Summary


The Learning Abroad Outreach Intern position is an employment opportunity in Learning Abroad for students who have participated in approved Learning Abroad programs. Learning Abroad Outreach Interns are primarily responsible for representing Learning Abroad and its opportunities across campus. Primary tasks include classroom visits, tabling, postering across campus, delivering marketing materials across campus, collaborating with on-campus offices and student groups, and contributing to Learning Abroad’s social media presence. Furthermore, this position entails additional responsibilities that help support the mission and initiatives of Learning Abroad.


*Peer to peer recruitment experience

*Share Learning Abroad experiences

*Educate fellow students and campus partners about Learning Abroad opportunities

*Engage 1:1 with campus and community members

*Improve professional skills in interpersonal communication, customer service, public relations, and public speaking.


*Maintain good standing and full-time status at the University of Utah

*Complete an approved Learning Abroad program by the time of employment start date

*Notify Learning Abroad if otherwise employed by any other office or department at the University of Utah

*Demonstrate a minimum availability (scheduling flexibility) of 15 hours per week

*Commit to two semesters (one academic year) of employment



*Present to on-campus classes, residence halls, and student groups to increase participation in Learning Abroad by all members of the University of Utah student community, including populations underrepresented in learning abroad;

*Help with the preparation and facilitation of Learning Abroad’s Fall and Spring Fairs, as well as other outreach events for the Office of Admissions and other campus partners;

*Promptly communicate with Learning Abroad staff and all affiliated faculty, staff, and students while ensuring excellent customer service and high degree of professionalism;

*Help distribute print and electronic Learning Abroad materials, and assist with other outreach initiatives such as posting flyers around campus;

*Attend weekly team meetings;

*Consistently practice a high level of attention to detail and superior organization skills to execute tasks;

*Keep detailed and accurate written records of hours worked;

*Assist Learning Abroad with its social media presence;

*Assist with general tasks in the Learning Abroad office when necessary.

The above are general responsibilities for Learning Abroad Outreach Interns. Actual duties may vary depending on individual interests, skills, and office needs.

Minimum Qualifications



*strong written and verbal communication skills

*experience with and enthusiasm for public speaking

*excellent time management and organizational skills

*ability to respond to texts and emails quickly and regularly

*demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to last-minute requests or schedule changes

*demonstrated experience with teaching, mentorship, coaching, and/or leadership

*experience with social media, particularly with Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and blogs

*enthusiasm for development of new skills and knowledge

Special Instructions Summary

We hope to hire three new Outreach Interns who will start in August, 2019 right before the Fall ’19 semester.

If you have any further questions, please email Daniel Watson at

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

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