Utah Public Health Lab

Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Internship



Application Deadline: April 7, 2022
Anticipated Start Date: May 23, 2022
Anticipated End Date: July 15, 2022 2022
Hours/Week:  10-20 hours/week                                                                                                                                                  Work Schedule: Hours must be completed between 8:00 am-6:00 pm M-F.                                                                    Work Location: 4431 S 2700 W, Taylorsville, UT 84129
Compensation from host organization: none
Company Website: https://uphl.utah.gov/

Program Requirements:

  • Must have completed at least 30 credit hours by the internship start date
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must be a declared major in the College of Science or a recent graduate

Additional Requirements for This Position:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

Position Description:

Intern positions will be responsible for assisting in the testing of environmental samples for various contaminants. Responsibilities may include sample preparation using EPA or Standard Methods preparation/extraction procedures and sample analysis using HPLC, IC, ICP, FIA, pH, conductivity, turbidity, and/or gravimetric instrumentation. Incumbents may also review and prepare reports and assist with data analysis. Successful internship candidates will comply with the laboratory quality assurance program and all laboratory safety practices.

Additional Information:

This internship is part of the Facilitated Internship Program.

Applicants are encouraged to apply for the Career Exploration Scholarship.

Contact the internship coordinator at jacqueline.broida@utah.edu with any questions about the position, program, or scholarship.