Utah State University

SLCO Refugee Youth Summer Internship Program

City Salt Lake County Extension Office
Posted Date 9 months ago(4/20/2021 9:00 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-UT-Salt Lake City
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20 hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Youth Programs
Advertised Salary
Minimum $10 per hour, commensurate with experience


The Utah State University Extension 4-H in Salt Lake City is placing 50 refugee youth into summer internship work. 40 refugee youths with a wage of $10.00 an hour for internship work and 10 youths from past internship to move into leadership roles to mentor other youth in the program and receive a wage of $10.50 per hour.


The Interns will be placed closely to their choice of selection of job interest from their initial application form. The youths will be placed in employers such as after school programs, community centers, libraries, recreation departments, senior centers and other related work places.


Each employer will have different job responsibilities and job policies the interns will need to follow. To ensure a successful internship the interns will attend four mandatory pre-internship training sessions.


To be pre-approved you must meet the following qualifications:

  • They must be refugee or some other qualifying immigrant.
  • The qualify for TANF funding (this is federal family assistance money)
  • Focus on teens Age 16-19

Please contact Lhaksam Choedon (801) 859-1958 to be approved.


  • Must attend all the pre-internship training. 
  • Be willing to commit to the full length of the program and follow program guidelines and expectations.
  • Must communicate with supervisors as needed.
  • Follow the job description of the employers they are placed at.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Minimum/Required Qualifications:

  • Must be 16-19 years old.  
  • Must be TANF Eligible. 
  • Youth should have little-to-no prior work experience.
  • Attend 4 pre-internship training.
  • Flexibility in work schedule required for afternoon, evening and Saturday events.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic computer skills. 
  • Basic English reading and writing knowledge. 
  • Access to transportation - Public transportation vouchers provided. 

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:


1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $10 per hour, commensurate with experience


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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