Apply for an Internship

The Utah Office of the Governor offers unpaid internship opportunities for undergraduate students who have an interest in Utah politics, public service or are looking to experience the day-to-day operations of Utah's top chief executive.

The internship is a great opportunity to get a unique perspective into state government, gain a better understanding of what goes into public service, plus experience first-hand the duties of a governor and the governor's staff.

Internship dates Application deadline
Winter   January 2018- April 2018 Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Summer   May 2018 - August 2018 Wednesday, April 20, 2018
Fall   September 2018 - December 2018 Friday, June 29, 2018

Students will be contacted within two weeks of the application deadline if chosen for an interview. Political science and communications students who must complete an internship as part of their degree program are preferred but all majors interested in applying are welcome.

If interested in applying, please send a cover letter, resume, unofficial college transcript and writing sample (two pages maximum) to Celeste Winegar at celestewinegar@utah.gov. The cover letter should include the following:

  • a brief intro of the student
  • dates and times of availability
  • whether they are taking the internship for credit
  • specify which internship applying for

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you soon.