Job Information University of Utah Public Relations Intern in Salt Lake City, Utah Details Open Date 05/29/2019 Requisition Number PRN09502N Job Title UU Student - Other Working Title Public Relations Intern Job Grade SJ FLSA Code Nonexempt Patient Sensitive Job Code? Type Non Benefited Staff / Student Temporary? Yes Standard Hours per Week 15 Full Time or Part Time? Part Time Shift Variable Work Schedule Summary Hours mainly between 8 AM 5 PM Mondays Fridays; may be required to work some weekends and evenings. Is this a work study job? No VP Area Academic Affairs Department 00018 - Utah Museum of Natl Hist Oper Location Campus City Salt Lake City, UT Type of Recruitment External Posting Pay Rate Range Up to $11/hr Close Date Job Summary The Public Relations Department at the Natural History Museum of Utah is seeking an enthusiastic part-time intern to join our team and assist with a wide variety of communication and press-related projects and objectives. The PR intern will be an integral member of the inner workings of the Public Relations team and the broader Community Relations department with opportunities to participate in Museum outreach events, engage with the Museums core audiences, assist with the creation and distribution of important event announcements, press and media materials, monitoring and collecting data and more. Job Qualifications � Student seeking a degree in Public Relations, Communications or a related discipline � Ability to organize tasks and pay attention to detail � Strong Interpersonal skills; comfortable interacting and communicating with others � Excellent writing skills; willingness to accept constructive feedback � Ability to think creatively, respond with flexibility and perform reliably � Proficient computer skills, specifically Microsoft office applications � Photography experience helpful, but not required � Available 10-15 hours per week Participating in a wide range of public relations aspects, students will have the opportunity to develop and enhance numerous public relations skill sets, including working as member of a team, various writing and editing assignments, meeting important deadlines and more. This three-month summer internship, extends from June, 2019 through August, 2019, (with the possibility of an extension into fall), and a minimum commitment of 10 to 15 hours a week. Students hoping to receive school credit at the University of Utah for this internship must register for the online courseCOMM3610 (see info at the Dept. of Communication website). Review of applications will begin Friday, June 7th. At the Natural History Museum of Utah, we recognize that our strength and sustainability as an organization stem from diversity and inclusion. For this reason, we are committed to fostering equity, recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve, and empowering staff members in developing an accessible and inclusive work environment. We also place a strong emphasis on providing an exceptional experience to every guest who visits the museum or participates in any of our programs. We believe that everyone atNHMU, at every level and in all departments, are a critical part of providing this level of experience. Therefore, all staff members receive ongoing training and are expected to consistently contribute to creating exceptional, memorable, and inclusive experiences for our guests, partners, and the community. Responsibilities Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to) � Write Museum event descriptions and submit to community calendars � Assist with data and press clip collection � Participate in cross-departmental meetings and projects � Contribute content creation and updates to Museums press page � Assist with creation and distribution of press kits and press releases � Support and attend occasional Museum and outreach events � Build and update department contact lists Minimum Qualifications Preferences Special Instructions Summary Additional Information The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veterans status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: email@example.com or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: firstname.lastname@example.org . The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (URS). 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. The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (URS). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSare 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.