Legislative Intern

Fall Application Deadline: August 8
Spring Application Deadline: December 10
Summer Application Deadline: April 16

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 non-profit fundraising, marketing, policy, lobbying, outreach, and more?

HEAL Utah is seeking an intern to help with the following projects:
  • Helping us reach new supporters around the state, via outreach events
  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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, mid-August to mid-December or 15 hours per week from mid-May – mid-August
  • Available some weekends and evenings
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Available from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday-Friday for the majority of internship hours

Interns will be paid a $500 stipend.


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 to jobs@healutah.org. We will conduct interviews for selected candidates shortly after the application period closes. Questions can be directed to: Noah at noah@healutah.org or 801-355-5055.