Job Information

University of Utah Software Engineer Student Intern in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/24/2022

Requisition Number PRN12506N

Job Title UU Student - Computer

Working Title Software Engineer Student Intern

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

To be arranged.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00417 - UIT Univ Support Services

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $12.00/hr.

Close Date

Job Summary

We are seeking highly motivated students to help support the University Support Services group within the University Information Technology department. Opportunities include programming with PeopleSoft in PeopleSoft proprietary language, SQL and some JavaScript. Students at this level work under the direction of UIT staff. This position provides IT support to the general university community for mission critical application services. Improve your software engineering skill set while building out end-to-end features.

About UIT : University Information Technology ( UIT ), the central IT service provider for campus, reports to the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for many of the University of Utah’s most critical common IT resources including Enterprise Software Applications, the campus network; the Campus Information Services ( CIS ) portal; UMail, telephone, and online collaboration services; high performance and research computing; information security; software licensing; and a host of other systems and services. For more information about UIT visit .


Working with a small team composed of individuals of varying backgrounds (UX designers, developers, Quality Assurance, and Business Analysts), as part of a team to develop or maintain applications within the PeopleSoft enterprise application, the successful developer will have the ability to work on small to large project from analysis through development, testing, QA, and delivery.

The incumbent will work on various technical activities such as software development, testing, and documentation for the PeopleSoft application.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a current University of Utah student.

Must be able to work at a downtown Salt Lake City location 19 hours a week in Fall and Spring Semesters and based on schoolwork 40 hours in Summer Semester.

Candidate must possess basic computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a high level of interest and initiative in learning new technologies. The successful candidate must have a positive attitude and focus on solving issues. Preference will be given to students with related technical coursework and/or professional experience.


  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Proficiency in UNIX and Windows environments along with basic desktop application suites
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to code detailed, functional applications from mockups/specs in collaboration with designers
  • Simple understanding of accounting concepts

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


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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.