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Join the UCAIR Team as a Program Intern!

Join the UCAIR team for an engaging internship and build your nonprofit skills while advancing our mission for cleaner air!

Applications will remain open until the position is filled.

Position Summary:

UCAIR is seeking a self-motivated, detail-oriented, and passionate individual to join our team from September to December for a paid internship. This position offers flexibility, requiring 15-20 hours per week on a hybrid basis from either our Salt Lake City office or remotely.

As an intern, you will work closely with our Program & Grants Manager, gaining valuable experience by helping to coordinate UCAIR’s diverse portfolio of programs and contributing to the overall mission to improve Utah’s air.


  • Program & Partner Support
    • Aid the Program & Grants Manager to administer UCAIR’s programs, including tracking progress, organizing data, communicating with partners, and preparing reports & updates.
    • Support the program team by scheduling meetings and coordinating logistics as required.
  • Community Engagement
    • Increase UCAIR’s visibility and establish strong community connections by attending relevant meetings and events, and actively engaging with stakeholders.
  • Grant Support
    • Conduct research to identify grant opportunities aligned with UCAIR’s mission and programming.
    • Assist the Program & Grants Manager with the grant process by gathering data, collaborating on proposals & reports, and conducting pre-submission reviews.
  • Administrative Tasks
    • Collaborate in the development of engaging written and visual content for distribution across multiple platforms (i.e. UCAIR blog).
    • Answer email & phone inquiries from the public and stakeholders.
    • Prepare and update project management plans and meeting notes.


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  • Demonstrated interest in air quality and/or completed coursework in relevant fields, such as environmental studies, sustainability studies, and nonprofit management.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time management abilities.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Comfortable using Google Workspace and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Canva, and CRM systems is a plus.
  • Spanish language skills are also a plus, but not required.

Time Commitment:

  • Availability to commit 15-20 hours per week from September to December. 
  • Willingness to attend occasional evening events and/or community meetings. 


  • This is a paid position with a rate of $20/hour.
  • Hybrid schedule with the flexibility to work remotely or during nontraditional hours as needed.

Application Process:

To apply for the UCAIR internship, please submit the following documents:

  • Resume highlighting relevant education, experience, and transferable skills.
  • Brief, 1-page cover letter expressing your interest in the internship and why you believe you would be a valuable addition to UCAIR.

Please email your application materials to with the subject line “UCAIR Internship Application – [Your Name].”

Applications will remain open until the position is filled.

About UCAIR:

Established in 2012, the Utah Clean Air Partnership, widely known as UCAIR, is a statewide non-partisan, non-governmental 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving air quality in Utah. Our mission is to make it easier for individuals, businesses, and communities to make small changes to collectively improve the air we all breathe. We work to accomplish this mission through three main pillars:

  • Education: Encouraging collective change starts with enabling understanding, which is why UCAIR focuses on providing accessible knowledge about Utah’s air quality challenges and simple, everyday solutions that make a collective difference. 
  • Partnerships: Through our monthly partner meetings and diverse statewide programs, UCAIR strives to offer spaces for collaboration between all stakeholders interested in advocating for clean air in their communities. 
  • Grantmaking: UCAIR awards grant funding each year to innovative projects that seek to measurably reduce emissions across different sectors throughout the state. 

Note: UCAIR is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.