Jobs & Internships

JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

HEAL Utah is an environmental nonprofit that uses grassroots campaigns and policy-side tactics to protect Utah’s natural beauty and our health from environmental threats. We work throughout Utah on clean air, renewable energy, climate change, and nuclear waste issues.

We are proud of our origins as grassroots activists and continue to depend on our supporters to remain vigilant in identifying and resisting environmental threats to the health of Utahns. We ensure that the HEAL community is mobilized by providing education and advocacy training and creating avenues for individual voices to be heard.

By working with us, you will learn the art of grassroots campaigning, develop political advocacy skills, gain scientific environmental knowledge and expertise, and get to play with our office dogs. We are looking for capable, dynamic, committed, experienced, and passionate individuals. If you are ready to champion our issues and innovate for a better future, apply to one of our open jobs or internships today!

Please click on the drop-down menus below to learn about current opportunities.

2022 LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP (SPRING)

Are you passionate about helping promote renewable energy and protecting Utah from dirty air and radioactive waste?  Do you want to support this work by helping expand one of Utah’s premier grassroots advocacy organizations? Are you interested in getting hands-on experience in policy, lobbying, outreach, and more?

The spring internship will include work at the Utah Capitol during the legislative session as well as outreach and research. In the spring of 2022, we expect this to be a mix of in-person and virtual. Applicants outside of Salt Lake City and without specific legislative experience are encouraged to apply. 

 

HEAL UTAH IS SEEKING AN INTERN TO HELP WITH THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS:
  • Attending legislative meetings and lobbying in support of clean air and clean energy bills.
  • Joining HEAL staff at the Capitol during the legislative session and managing citizen lobbyists and other volunteers.
  • Helping us reach new supporters around the state, via outreach events.
  • Researching and writing to support our campaigns, such as: working to transition as quickly as possible away from dirty coal power plants, pushing renewable energy, and fighting for solutions to Utah’s air pollution problem.
  • Assisting with HEAL Utah events, including press conferences, regulatory hearings, and quarterly HEAL community educational nights.
  • Ongoing organizational tasks, such as helping engage dozens of HEAL volunteers, manage our list of over 20,000 existing supporters and help cultivate hundreds of new supporters.

We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter. Successful applicants will be passionate about Utah’s health and environment, outgoing, disciplined, determined problem-solvers, and have an engaging personality. Preference will be given to those with a background in environmental issues, public policy, research, public speaking, activism, non-profits, fundraising, and marketing.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Passion for HEAL Utah’s work and dedication to helping us grow
  • Ability to commit roughly 10-12 hours per week from approximately early January – mid-May
  • Available some weekends and evenings
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Availability between 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday-Friday for the majority of internship hours
COMPENSATION:

Interns will receive a stipend of $1,000

DEADLINES:

Submit: (1) A detailed cover letter explaining your fit, (2) A resume describing a prior relevant experience, and (3) one or two names whom we can call for references. Email application with the subject “2022 Legislative Intern” to jobs@healutah.org by December 3, 2021 to be considered. We will conduct interviews for selected candidates shortly after the application period closes. Questions can be directed to Kenna Patiño via email: Kenna@healutah.org

2022 DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP

Are you passionate about helping promote renewable energy and protecting Utah from dirty air and radioactive waste?  Do you want to support this work by helping expand one of Utah’s premier grassroots advocacy organizations? Are you interested in getting hands-on experience with social media, press outreach, and more?

The spring internship will include work at the Utah Capitol as digital communications support. In the spring of 2022, we expect this to be a mix of in-person and virtual. 

HEAL UTAH IS SEEKING AN INTERN TO HELP WITH THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS:

 

  • Social media content creation for Instagram, Facebook and Tik Tok. 
  • Researching and writing to support our campaigns, such as: working to transition as quickly as possible away from dirty coal power plants, pushing renewable energy, and fighting for solutions to Utah’s air pollution problem.

We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter. Successful applicants will be passionate about Utah’s health and environment, outgoing, disciplined, determined problem-solvers, and have an engaging personality. Preference will be given to those with a background in environmental issues, public policy, research, public speaking, activism, non-profits, fundraising, and marketing.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Passion for HEAL Utah’s work and dedication to helping us grow
  • Ability to commit roughly 10-12 hours per week from approximately early January – mid-May
  • Available some weekends and evenings
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Availability between 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday-Friday for the majority of internship hours
COMPENSATION:

Interns will receive a stipend of $1,000

DEADLINES:

Submit: (1) A detailed cover letter explaining your fit, (2) A resume describing a prior relevant experience, and (3) one or two names whom we can call for references. Email application with the subject “2022 Digital Communications Internship” to jobs@healutah.org by December 3, 2021 to be considered. We will conduct interviews for selected candidates shortly after the application period closes. Questions can be directed to Meisei Gonzalez via email: Meisei@healutah.org