Job Information

University of Utah PBS Utah Education Internship in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 12/05/2022

Requisition Number PRN13211N

Job Title UU Student - Cultural Arts

Working Title PBS Utah Education Internship

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

15 hours a week predominantly during the day; minimal night/weekend based on community events. Applicants must be available Tuesdays and Thursdays

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00334 - PBS Utah

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $10 - $12 per hour

Close Date

Job Summary

The Education Intern will be mentored by PBS educators to gain practical, hands-on experience in education and non-profit collaboration to support parents, educators, and children.

Recognized as one of the leading public television stations in the country, PBS Utah is committed to serving the Utah community through diverse local productions, preschool-grade 12 educational programs, and community engagement. PBS Utah works to provide the people of Utah and surrounding areas with relevant programming and services while upholding core values of integrity, fairness, independence, education, and innovation.


  • Assist and execute PBS Utah and PBS KIDS Utah educational programs, annual initiatives, and events, in collaboration with PBS Utah’s Education Program Manager and Education Coordinator.
  • Assist with the PBS KIDS Utah blog, newsletter, Reading Marathon, Writers & Illustrators Contest, in-person and virtual events, educator trainings statewide, PBS LearningMedia, Reading Marathon Kickoff Party and rural Mini-Grant program, book distribution, and grant specific curriculum and programs.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a University of Utah student. Students can be from any major.


Our ideal candidate is an ambitious, inclusive undergraduate student with the ability to build trusted relationships with their team and in the community we serve. The candidate should have a commitment to the core values of PBS Utah and have the ability to be mindful of the diverse voices and lived experiences in our community that broaden perceptions and find common ground. The ability to write and speak fluently in a second language is a plus.

Interest and experience in education and children’s events and activities with a focus on PreK-3rd grade. Self-starter. Organizational skills. Writing and editing skills. Computer/database skills and knowledge.

Special Instructions Summary

This is a Non-Work-Study position. Please click the link below to apply for the Federal Work-study position.

Additional Information

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.

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

All qualified individuals are strongly 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 ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

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