Employment Opportunities

The Central Wasatch Commission is an interlocal governmental entity with jurisdictions in the Town of Alta, Cottonwood Heights, Millcreek City, Park City, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Sandy City, Summit County, and the Utah Department of Transportation. The area of focus is between I-80 and the Salt Lake County line south of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Our mission is to implement Mountain Accord while engaging the public, building consensus, and coordinating action in the Central Wasatch Mountains. If you are passionate about the Central Wasatch, local government, and public service, please consider joining our team.

Community Engagement Internship

Open: Until filled

Compensation: $10.00/hr or one class credit

The Central Wasatch Commission offers internships throughout the year in the Spring (January — May), Summer, (June — August), and Winter (September — December). Students and recent graduates passionate about the Central Wasatch, local government, and public service, should consider an internship with the Central Wasatch Commission.


  • Communicate the work of the Central Wasatch Commission through digital and print media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the CWC website.
  • Assists in oversight of the Central Wasatch Commission’s outreach work
  • Develops, organizes, and executes outreach events.
  • Represent the Central Wasatch Commission at community events in and around the Central Wasatch including outreach events and trail-maintenance work days
  • Photograph the Central Wasatch for CWC digital use
  • Miscellaneous work as assigned


  • A commitment to the Wasatch Mountains, and demonstrated knowledge of the Central Wasatch Commission’s mission and work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to commit 9-15 hours per week, with the potential for some nights and weekends

Working Conditions

  • Light physical effort. Mostly comfortable working positions, handling light weights, intermittent sitting, standing, and walking.
  • Frequent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior and the requirements of the job.


To apply for the Community Engagement Internship, send a resume, a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and interest in the internship, and two professional or academic references to Lindsey Nielsen at lindsey@cwc.utah.gov.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.