Job Information

University of Utah UU Student - Other in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 10/22/2021

Requisition Number PRN11792N

Job Title UU Student - Other

Working Title UU Student - Other

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 U of U Health - Academics

Department 01504 - Center For Medical Innovations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 11.00-14.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The University of Utah’s Center for Medical Innovation ( CMI ) creates a one-stop-shop environment that assists both the novice and experienced innovator through ideation, concept generation, intellectual property, market analysis, prototyping and testing, business plan development, regulatory affairs, and commercialization. The center aims to improve healthcare delivery through innovation and real-world application by developing unique multi-disciplinary education programs in medical device entrepreneurship.

Bench-2-Bedside is the flagship student business/medical/engineering competition run by the CMI .

Lab Innovation Fellow/Intern Description

1) Develop medical device prototypes

2) Provide consulting services in design, fabrication of medical device prototypes, and project management to students, staff, faculty, and community partners of the U of U CMI .

3) Design and implement training programs for students and industry partners to learn how to use lab equipment.

4) Verification testing: write protocols, perform testing, data analysis, and write reports.

5) Perform maintenance on lab equipment.

6) Maintain aspects of quality management system.

Internship Expectations

Part time (15 up to 20 hours) Fall and Spring Semester, Full time (up to 40 hours) in the summer. Internship completes at the end of the summer unless extended by management.

Punctual and professional.

Detail oriented.


This position is considered Category IIB : Not required on campus and unable to telework. Schedule and hours may not be guaranteed during the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19


Minimum Qualifications

Student status (graduate or undergraduate)

General understanding of fundamental sciences (physics, chemistry)

Passion for Innovation


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.