FHSS Internship & Civic Engagement Fair – Tues, Feb 7, 2023 (Garden Court, WSC)

Great Experience for ALL Majors! Come find a wide variety of opportunities to get involved outside of the campus bubble – part-time jobs, volunteer opportunities, internships!

This fair is an incredible chance to make connections with off campus organizations that can allow you to gain meaningful experiences as an undergraduate. If you are interested in working with people with challenges of one kind or another and helping them learn, overcome, and succeed, then this fair is for you!

DON’T BE DISCOURAGED IF YOU ARE NOT SEEING ENOUGH ORGANIZATIONS PARTICIPATING! We are continuing to get organizations registering for this event and will continue to update.

The following organizations are currently registered for the Feb 7th FHSS Internship & Civic Engagement Fair (and we expect more to continue adding on):

Mental Health/Social Work:                                                                                           
ACAFS – The Family Academy (Academy for Child Advocacy & Family Support)
Children’s Justice Center – Utah County
Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS)
DELIVER: Rescuing Children At Risk                                                                                                Family Haven The Refuge

Family Services: 
Catholic Community Services (CCS)
Community Action Services and Food Bank
Circles Initiative – Arrive
Foundation for Family Life
Ohana
Wasatch Behavioral Health (paid & volunteer)

Educational Settings:
Early Learning Essentials
Teens Act 
Waterford Summer Programs Wonderbloom Nature Preschool 

Criminal Justice:                                                                                                                         Communities That Care (CTC) Coalition – City of Pleasant Grove Victim Advocacy – Provo Police
Juvenile Justice & Youth Services (State of Utah)
Utah State Prison – Sex Offense Treatment Program (SOTP)

Developmental Settings:
Kids On The Move / Early Head Start
Rise Services PBJ & Friends Behavioral Services ScenicView Academy

Non-profit:
Utah Valley Refugees International Rescue Committee (IRC) United Way Utah County – Welcome Baby Program
United Way Utah County – Help Me Grow Program United Way Utah County – South Franklin Community Ctr
My Story Matters

Residential Treatment Centers:
Maple Lake Academy
The Heritage Community
Discovery Ranch
New Haven 
OASIS Ascent

Gerontology:
Courtyard at Jamestown Bristol Hospice

Civic Engagement:                                                                                                                      BikeWalk Provo Community Advocates for Justice & Equity in Education (CAJEE) JKR Gallery Mormon Women for Ethical Government (MWEG) Provo City Council Office UServe Utah

BYU Programs:
BYU Washington Seminar Program                                                                                             
BYU Civic Engagement
BYU Career Services BYU Ballard Center for Social Innovation BYU On-campus Internships (MSB) BYU FHSS Community & Social Service Internships

Please direct any questions about this Fair to:
Karen Christensen (karen@byu.edu)
FHSS Internship Office (fhssinternships@byu.edu)

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Paid Internship: Libertas Institute – Lehi, UT


What is Libertas Institute?

Libertas Institute is a 501(c)3 non-profit “think tank” and educational organization. Their mission is to change hearts, minds, and laws to build a freer society by creating and implementing innovative policy reforms and exceptional educational resources. Interested interns must be interested in and familiar with the political process, able to commit to a consistent schedule, very high attention to detail, and excellent research and writing skills.

When will I work? Internships available Winter 2023, Spring/Summer 2023, Fall 2023

What are the qualifications?
Minimum one year experience in policy research or related work, such as practicing/studying law in the policy area. (Internships may be considered experience.)
Excellent research, oral and written skills
An entrepreneurial, collaborative mindset
Able to commit to a consistent schedule
Very high attention to detail
Fellows are provided a monthly stipend, contingent upon the type (part- or full-time) and duration of the fellowship.

How much will I get paid? Full-time participants receive $1,600 a month and part-time participants (20 hours a week) receive $800 a month. Unpaid part-time internships are generally always available for college credit or experience as well.

What will I be doing in the internship?

–Research assigned policies spanning a broad spectrum of subjects
— Compile, sort, and analyze data
— Prepare reports and summarize data
— Write articles on assigned topics
— Attend meetings to observe and take notes

How do I apply? Interested students should submit a cover letter, résumé, and one writing sample to info@libertas.org with “Research Internship Application” in the subject line.

Websitelibertas.org

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Internship: US Department of State Pathways Program

Current Positions Available: Budget Analyst, IT,  Passport Adjudications, and more!

The Pathways Program is looking for diverse, culturally aware, adaptable, strategic-thinking problem-solvers. The internships are rewarding and offer a valuable educational experience that will enhance you professionally and personally. And it can potentially lead to a career in public service.

Visit USAJOBS to view the following opportunities and to begin the application process.

This vacancy announcement will be open from January 13th, 2023 to January 17th, 2023 or when 50 applications have been received. The vacancy will close on whichever day the first of these conditions are met. 

If you have any questions, please visit our FAQs. To learn more about IEP, visit our careers site.

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Paid Internship with the Utah Department of Natural Resources

Calling all majors!! The Department of Natural Resources in Salt Lake City, UT is looking for applicants of all backgrounds to fill 2 open positions from January 17, 2023 to March 3, 2023. This is a great way for to use previous experience in a professional setting and gain valuable knowledge in the world of public policy and communications. This internship will offer deep experience in legislative politics, lobbying, and special interests from a state agency perspective.

Attached is a flyer with more information including duties in internship, requirements, and application instructions.

*If you secure an internship, contact the FHSS Internship Office for more information regarding this opportunity (fhssinternships@byu.edu).

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Early Learning Essentials Internship (Top Ranked Preschool in Utah)

Who they’re looking for: Interns who are innovative, self-starters, outgoing, great with people, dependable, and sensitive to the needs of families and children.  

What interns should expect: Internships are unpaid are welcome to work anywhere from 8-20 hours per week. Interns may be expected to travel within Utah Valley. This is a great opportunity for those looking to get hands-on experience working with the community and for anyone interested in going into the Behavioral Science or Mental Health field.  Assist the Disabilities and Mental Health Coordinators and Child Development Services Director with current projects within the Disabilities and Mental Health program.

Spanish speaking and knowledge of Hispanic cultures is highly desirable for this internship position but not required.  

Internship Duties:

● Help in the Sensory resource room where the children participate in fun hands-on learning  

● Coordinate with the Disabilities and Mental Health Coordinators in delivering social emotional services to 722 preschool children  

● Be willing to work on other duties as assigned such as: clerical or operational functions  

● In the classroom assisting with classroom activities such as social emotional activities, helping with classroom events and activities, assisting with bilingual children  

● Assist with classroom events  

● Help with aggregating and analyzing our assessment data (the outcomes data from our last developmental assessment) on the children’s developmental gains.  

Please, fill out this application form online to apply: https://forms.gle/JHTHZGrSQwsQuCQY9  

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Broadband Breakfast Media Internship in Washington, D.C.

Broadband Breakfast Media is one of our most popular internships and they are actively recruiting for Winter 2023 interns. Broadband is a strong internship that will build valuable writing skills, knowledge into the world of tech, and your resume and portfolio.

Open to all majors!

If you are interested, please apply ASAP by sending application materials to Drew Clark, drew@breakfast.media. You will need to include a resume, cover letter, two references, and two separate 500-800 word writing samples on any topic.

For more information, visit this website: http://broadbandbreakfast.com/about/jobs/

Former Broadband Breakfast reporters and editors have gone on to work at Amazon, Booz Allen, CTC Technology and Energy, Daily Signal, The Federalist, FiberTower, Future of Music Coalition, Google, IBM, The Independent of London, Institute for Local Self Reliance, Newsweek, Reason, Telegeography, U.S. Trade Representative, Vanity Fair, the U.S. Commerce Department, including the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the White House Office of Science and Technology. You will not want to miss out on this internship opportunity!

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Heart of America Internship in Washington, D.C.

Heart of America is reaching out directly to our office, looking for BYU applicants for Winter 2023. This internship will qualify for Washington Seminar participation, with housing in DC, grant funding, and credit packages.

Students in this internship will gain useful skills, practical experience in a non-profit, and meaningful experience for their resume and life experience. If you are passionate about helping underserved populations, interested in education, curious about non-profits, or otherwise eager to get real-world experience in a meaningful internship, this is the perfect opportunity.

At The Heart of America Foundation, we look for people who work with their heads AND their hearts. Talent is essential, but talent is not enough. We are looking for people who are passionate about our mission and goals and who are committed to an organizational culture based on compassion, integrity, respect and cooperation. Please review our Operational Principles before submitting your application which can be found at www.heartofamerica.org.

To apply: Email your resume and a cover letter to Colleen Noland, Chief of Staff, Heart of America, at colleen@heartofamerica.org. Motivated students should submit materials by December 5, 2022.

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UPCOMING INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: US Department of State Pathways


If you’re interested in a future career in PUBLIC SERVICE, be on the lookout for internship opportunities from the US Department of State Pathways program!

Their application windows to apply for internships are very short when open, so it is important to regularly browse their website to look for these opportunities before it is too late to apply.

They are looking for diverse, culturally aware, adaptable, and strategic-thinking problem-solvers. An internship with them is substantive, rewarding, and offers you a valuable educational experience that will enhance you professionally and personally. Look at the links below for opportunities available now and in the future.

 To learn more about IEP, visit our careers site.

Current link to apply for Student Trainee Internship: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/684403500

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Internships at the U.S. Department of State


The deadline for Student Trainees has recently closed, but the US State Department has a Pathways Internship Program that is regularly looking for diverse, culturally aware, adaptable, and strategic-thinking problem-solvers to join their team.

If you are interested in these positions from this department and would like to apply in the future, visit their careers site, contact Pathways@state.gov, or visit their FAQs

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NERD UNITED: PAID Internship Opportunity

Nerd United is looking for a User Research Intern to work with our team to execute Nerd Prime’s internal research projects as well as research projects for Nerd Prime’s customers.


Work Type: Part/Full-time internship (In-person)

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Lehi, UT

Pay: Hourly, based on experience


What is Nerd United?

We are a bunch of Nerds making waves in the Web 3.0 space. We are well funded and in a state of hyper-growth. Nerd is a Blockchain incubator/accelerator based in Lehi, Utah. We provide startups in our ecosystem with a core blockchain business platform as well as an innovation team and repeatable processes which supports building cutting edge Web3 technology.

How do I apply?

Email your resume to:  cmcleod@nerdunited.com 

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