Sutherland Institute, a Salt Lake City think tank with state and national influence, is looking for communications and policy interns for Fall 2019. The deadline for applications is July 19, 2019.

Sutherland Institute communications interns assist the communications team with social media, marketing, and more. Due to Sutherland’s various channels of outreach, a communications internship offers something new each day. Communications interns may be responsible for media tracking, creating shareable social media content, writing, graphic design and completing other projects as assigned.

Public policy and research interns are given semester-long projects that require them to research and report findings to policy analysts. These projects can range in topic, so specify your policy interests in your cover letter. Topics include economics, federalism, family, education, and religious freedom. Interns are given opportunities to contribute to Sutherland’s publications on topics they research.

Our internships are paid by stipend depending on availability. Interested students can apply online at  The following materials will be requested, so please advise your students to have them ready to submit:


-Cover letter

-Three references

-Unofficial school transcript

-Writing sample

-Design portfolio (if experienced in graphic design)

Please email Amber Maxfield at with any questions, and feel free to give my email address to any interested students.

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