Outreach Intern

Utah Lake Commission – Provo, UT 84601

Full-time, Internship

The Utah Lake Commission is in need of an Outreach Intern. This is a full time position, with stipend , that is based out of the Utah Lake Commission office in Provo, UT. Internship will begin April 24, 2017 and end July 14, 2017 (start and end dates are flexible, if needed).


*This application will close at 5 pm, MT on March 20, 2017.*

 Why you should apply for this internship:

Flexible hours

Network with representatives from dozens of municipalities, agencies, and departments

Experience in social media, public relations, event planning, recreation programming, communications, and more!

Take on a challenge, and make an impact by innovating new projects at Utah Lake

A stipend will be available for this position.

The following are responsibilities of this position:

Optimize social media accounts for Utah Lake

Develop public relations campaign for the lake

Assist with blog posts, a monthly newsletter, and other written publications.

Oversee and grow the Utah Lake “Adopt-a-Shoreline” program

Coordinate with volunteers for various projects around the lake

Attend meetings with a variety of Utah Lake stakeholders

Assist with planning the annual Utah Lake Festival

Assist with planning and implementation of 4th grade field trips at Utah Lake

Answer questions from the public about Utah Lake via email and phone calls

Assist in applying for and tracking grants for lake projects

Assist with general office duties

Applicants should have the following qualifications:

Be working towards a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

Preferably in the fields of: Communications, Recreation, Event Planning, Marketing, Public Relations.

Be able to lift 50 pounds

Be comfortable working outdoors on several occasions throughout the year

Be physically capable of standing for several hours at a time

US citizenship or lawful permanent residency

A valid driver’s license

Be able to type at least 60 WPM

Be competent in Microsoft Office

To apply:

There are two steps to apply for this position:

Fill out an online application by filling out this simple Google Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScmTsYT1jDMxOf4KFyMI0N5Aoa83ZkVU3JMqfrKNtYzl96Drg/viewform

Email cover letter and resume to Attn: Sam Braegger through this job posting: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=d34bc1e471d18f2a&q=internship&l=utah&tk=1bap5duvh18p4ebh&from=ja&alid=583df9960cf2d39645b1dd1c&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts

Job Type: Full-time

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