Job Information

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

Open Date 10/22/2021

Requisition Number PRN11805N

Job Title UU Student - Research

Working Title UU Student - Research

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student


Standard Hours per Week up to 20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

The position is currently for the remainder of the fall semester 2021 and the spring semester 2022, with the potential for renewal depending on available funds and potential for external sponsorship. Daytime working hours are flexible but no weekends or after hours.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00059 - Energy & Geoscience Institute

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment

Pay Rate Range 15.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The Carbon Science Initiative ( CSI ) at the University of Utah is interested in developing a Carbon Capture and Sequestration Industrial Affiliate Program ( CCSIAP ). We are seeking a part-time BD Market Analyst student. The individual can be either a graduate student or undergraduate student. The selected candidate would work up to 20 hours a week at a rate of $15/hour.


This individual will conduct deep-dives on future markets for CCSIAP , analyzing not only their market size(s) but also the value chains and key players in each segment. In addition to market research, the ability to synthesize how CCSIAP could offer a unique value proposition to the industry, and to quantify that value, is a must. An MBA student with a technical background is preferred.

The student will be supervised by scientists and directors at the Carbon Science Initiative.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a current University of Utah student.

Should have some background in market research and competitor profiling.

GeoEnergy background is a plus.


MBA or other business background studies and/or experience preferred, but not required.

Our ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual with market research skills and some experience who can assess markets and companies

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.