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Welcome Howard Students!

In partnership with Howard University and our corporate sponsors, the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business is proud to present Impact H+U! This program was built by Howard students and is designed to immerse Howard students of all classifications and majors in the unique and exciting environment of Salt Lake City, Utah. We are excited to offer students the opportunity to IMPACT by: Interning at a premier company, gaining and providing Mentorship, enhancing their Professional development skills, working toward Academic achievement, engaging with their Community, and Traveling to new heights. From tech and finance companies to sports and entertainment, there are a plethora of companies to choose from. So what are you waiting for? Apply today!

These internships cover:

  • Flights to and from Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Housing at Lassonde Studios, the University of Utah’s housing for entrepreneurs and creators. This will be your home for the duration of your internship.  Here you will be able to meet and collaborate with other students who are a part of this program as well as with students who attend the University of Utah.
  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekend activities that expose students to Utah’s unique culture. Some previous activities include riding ATVs, attending a rodeo, and going paddle boarding.
  • Networking opportunities
  • Professional development workshops

Apply to our programs below, and let’s see how we can make Utah your home!

Boart Longyear

Established in 1890, Boart Longyear is the world’s leading provider of drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies. It also has a substantial presence in aftermarket parts and service, energy, mine de-watering, oil sands exploration, production drilling, and down-hole instrumentation.

CHG Healthcare

The best way to become an industry leader is to create your own industry.

CHG shook things up in 1979 by inventing the locum tenens staffing model to deliver much-needed medical care to rural communities across the country. Since then, we’ve grown to become one of the largest healthcare staffing companies in the nation, offering physician, nurse, and allied health staffing for temporary and permanent positions in all 50 states, as well as far-flung places like New Zealand, Australia, and Guam.

We pride ourselves on having a values-driven culture that focuses on Putting People First. The company is known for its award-winning culture and benefits and has been named to numerous best places to work lists including Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2021 list.

Apply Now

Grandeur Peak Advisors

Grandeur Peak Global Advisors is an equities boutique firm focused on being a world-class investor in global micro to mid-cap companies. Our firm was founded by a team of veteran investors who left Wasatch Advisors in 2011 to found Grandeur Peak. We use a disciplined bottom-up process and our own fundamental analysis to find what we believe to be the best equity investments around the globe. Our research team is currently comprised of approximately twenty full-time analysts and a handful of part-time students/analysts. We run nine portfolio strategies, with over $8B under management. We are headquartered in downtown Salt Lake City. Find out more about Grandeur Peak at www.grandeurpeakglobal.com.

Apply Now

isolved

Maximize corporte earnings with isolved.

isolved People Cloud is the people-first technology solution that transforms employee experience for a better today and a better tomorrow.

What can you expect being part of the isolved family? You can expect a management staff who puts you first, an executive team that is forward thinking and adapts as the market changes to drive improvement, and many other departments that have one goal in mind – Win as One! Our shared values drive us toward improvement, and we’re dedicated to providing endless opportunities to help our team members develop their skills and enhance their experience.

Learn more
|
Apply Now

Pelion

Our current investing team has decades of experience mentoring entrepreneurs and working side-by-side with some of the most innovative companies in the industry. And if that’s not impressive enough, consider this: They did it all while achieving industry-leading returns for our limited partners. There’s more to the story, though, of course. Namely our technology and market experience. Not only has it given us the unique ability to understand complex concepts and innovations, it’s given us the power to recognize the potential of emerging companies and new markets. The way we see it, our philosophy is pretty simple: We seek great minds, resourceful innovators, and resilient entrepreneurs. To that mix, we add our collective expertise as executives, managers, technologists, lawyers, and financial experts. And, in return, we get exactly what everyone in this business is looking for: The best possible chance at success.

Apply Now

Pluralsight

Democratize technology skills.

Pluralsight empowers businesses everywhere to build adaptable teams, speed up release cycles, and become scalable, reliable and secure. We come to work everyday knowing we’re helping our customers build the skills that power innovation. And even better? We don’t let fear, egos or drama distract us from our mission to democratize technology skills. We have the autonomy to do our jobs, transparency to eliminate office politics and we trust each other to do the right thing. Our teams thrive in an environment with creativity around every corner, challenges that keep us on our toes and peers who inspire us to be the best. Together, we bring different viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences, and united by our mission—we are one.

Learn more
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Apply Now

Progressive Leasing

Simple and affordable purchase options for credit challenged consumers.

Progressive Leasing is equally proud to be an inaugural partner in the For You By You collaboration between the University of Utah and Howard University. They encourage you to take a good look at what their fast-growing company offers. If you value a company that puts people above all else, with leadership that cares about you, a place where employees can be their true selves, you have found the right place–with family! You’ll also benefit from their commitment to health and wellness, on-site gym and free ice cream bars. Because everyone knows the power of free ice cream to keep us happy and positive!

Learn more
|
Apply Now

Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com.

Apply Now

Thomas Arts

ThomasArts, also known as TA, is a data-driven, performance marketing agency with unlimited snacks and a culture that’s literally second to none. We’ve been inspiring confidence in clients for well over a decade now. We’re a national ad agency. But we’re still nimble enough to focus on each one of our clients in a local way. And it all starts with our great employees, who happen to be experts at generating big ideas. We use our expertise in four areas of marketing (Strategy, Creative, Engagement and Technology) to develop data, creative, and insight-driven work. TA is headquartered in Farmington, Utah, with additional offices in DC, NY, ID, CA and TX.

Apply Now

Utah Jazz

Explore your aspirations in the NBA through the Utah Jazz.

The Utah Jazz, a jewel in the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, is the state of Utah’s premier professional sports club. As a proud inaugural partner in the For U By You (4U-XU) exchange between Howard University and the University of Utah, the Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Group plan to sponsor 4 interns during the summer of 2021. The LHMG believes that building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive culture is essential for business success. And, it’s the right thing to do! By investing in a diverse and inclusive culture, companies like LHMG will continue to attract top talent, leading to more innovative solutions for valued customers and providing access to new and emerging markets.

Learn more
|
Apply Now

Zions Bank

Zions First National Bank was founded in Salt Lake City in 1873 and continues its legacy of strength and stability as one of the oldest financial institutions in the Intermountain West. To bring value to individuals, small-to middle-market businesses, nonprofits, corporations and institutions, Zions Bank provides a wide range of traditional banking and innovative technology services. Dedicated to supporting economic development in the communities it serves, Zions Bank is a consistent market leader in US Small Business Administration lending and is known for its local decision making. Zions Bank is a division of Zions Bancorporation, N.A. (NASDAQ: ZION), one of the nation’s premier financial services companies, with total assets exceeding $81 billion.

Apply Now

Boart

Established in 1890, Boart Longyear is the world’s leading provider of drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies. It also has a substantial presence in aftermarket parts and service, energy, mine de-watering, oil sands exploration, production drilling, and down-hole instrumentation.

CHG Healthcare

The best way to become an industry leader is to create your own industry.

CHG shook things up in 1979 by inventing the locum tenens staffing model to deliver much-needed medical care to rural communities across the country. Since then, we’ve grown to become one of the largest healthcare staffing companies in the nation, offering physician, nurse, and allied health staffing for temporary and permanent positions in all 50 states, as well as far-flung places like New Zealand, Australia, and Guam.

We pride ourselves on having a values-driven culture that focuses on Putting People First. The company is known for its award-winning culture and benefits and has been named to numerous best places to work lists including Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2021 list.

Apply Now

Grandeur Peak Advisors

Grandeur Peak Global Advisors is an equities boutique firm focused on being a world-class investor in global micro to mid-cap companies. Our firm was founded by a team of veteran investors who left Wasatch Advisors in 2011 to found Grandeur Peak. We use a disciplined bottom-up process and our own fundamental analysis to find what we believe to be the best equity investments around the globe. Our research team is currently comprised of approximately twenty full-time analysts and a handful of part-time students/analysts. We run nine portfolio strategies, with over $8B under management. We are headquartered in downtown Salt Lake City. Find out more about Grandeur Peak at www.grandeurpeakglobal.com.

Apply Now

isolved

Maximize corporte earnings with isolved.

isolved People Cloud is the people-first technology solution that transforms employee experience for a better today and a better tomorrow.

What can you expect being part of the isolved family? You can expect a management staff who puts you first, an executive team that is forward thinking and adapts as the market changes to drive improvement, and many other departments that have one goal in mind – Win as One! Our shared values drive us toward improvement, and we’re dedicated to providing endless opportunities to help our team members develop their skills and enhance their experience.

Learn more
|
Apply Now

Pelion

Our current investing team has decades of experience mentoring entrepreneurs and working side-by-side with some of the most innovative companies in the industry. And if that’s not impressive enough, consider this: They did it all while achieving industry-leading returns for our limited partners. There’s more to the story, though, of course. Namely our technology and market experience. Not only has it given us the unique ability to understand complex concepts and innovations, it’s given us the power to recognize the potential of emerging companies and new markets. The way we see it, our philosophy is pretty simple: We seek great minds, resourceful innovators, and resilient entrepreneurs. To that mix, we add our collective expertise as executives, managers, technologists, lawyers, and financial experts. And, in return, we get exactly what everyone in this business is looking for: The best possible chance at success.

Apply Now

Pluralsight

Democratize technology skills.

Pluralsight empowers businesses everywhere to build adaptable teams, speed up release cycles, and become scalable, reliable and secure. We come to work everyday knowing we’re helping our customers build the skills that power innovation. And even better? We don’t let fear, egos or drama distract us from our mission to democratize technology skills. We have the autonomy to do our jobs, transparency to eliminate office politics and we trust each other to do the right thing. Our teams thrive in an environment with creativity around every corner, challenges that keep us on our toes and peers who inspire us to be the best. Together, we bring different viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences, and united by our mission—we are one.

Learn more
|
Apply Now

Progressive Leasing

Simple and affordable purchase options for credit challenged consumers.

Progressive Leasing is equally proud to be an inaugural partner in the For You By You collaboration between the University of Utah and Howard University. They encourage you to take a good look at what their fast-growing company offers. If you value a company that puts people above all else, with leadership that cares about you, a place where employees can be their true selves, you have found the right place–with family! You’ll also benefit from their commitment to health and wellness, on-site gym and free ice cream bars. Because everyone knows the power of free ice cream to keep us happy and positive!

Learn more
|
Apply Now

Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com.

Apply Now

Thomas Arts

ThomasArts, also known as TA, is a data-driven, performance marketing agency with unlimited snacks and a culture that’s literally second to none. We’ve been inspiring confidence in clients for well over a decade now. We’re a national ad agency. But we’re still nimble enough to focus on each one of our clients in a local way. And it all starts with our great employees, who happen to be experts at generating big ideas. We use our expertise in four areas of marketing (Strategy, Creative, Engagement and Technology) to develop data, creative, and insight-driven work. TA is headquartered in Farmington, Utah, with additional offices in DC, NY, ID, CA and TX.

Apply Now

Utah Jazz

Explore your aspirations in the NBA through the Utah Jazz.

The Utah Jazz, a jewel in the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, is the state of Utah’s premier professional sports club. As a proud inaugural partner in the For U By You (4U-XU) exchange between Howard University and the University of Utah, the Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Group plan to sponsor 4 interns during the summer of 2021. The LHMG believes that building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive culture is essential for business success. And, it’s the right thing to do! By investing in a diverse and inclusive culture, companies like LHMG will continue to attract top talent, leading to more innovative solutions for valued customers and providing access to new and emerging markets.

Learn more
|
Apply Now

Zions Bank

Zions First National Bank was founded in Salt Lake City in 1873 and continues its legacy of strength and stability as one of the oldest financial institutions in the Intermountain West. To bring value to individuals, small-to middle-market businesses, nonprofits, corporations and institutions, Zions Bank provides a wide range of traditional banking and innovative technology services. Dedicated to supporting economic development in the communities it serves, Zions Bank is a consistent market leader in US Small Business Administration lending and is known for its local decision making. Zions Bank is a division of Zions Bancorporation, N.A. (NASDAQ: ZION), one of the nation’s premier financial services companies, with total assets exceeding $81 billion.

Apply Now

Upcoming Events

May 13-14

Students move in

May 14

Dinner at Squatters with companies, advisory board, U of U family

May 15

Trolley Tour

May 16

Internship starts

May 20

Company information sessions and workshops

May 20

Networking BBQ at Zachary Smith’s house

June 3-5

Zion National Park

July 9

Paddleboard

July 30

Farewell Dinner

Aug. 7

Students move out (Final day)

Our Partners

Advisory Board

Portia Anderson

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Elliot Asare

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Alyssha Dairsow

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Melanie Davis

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Meligha Garfield

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Bill Guillory

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James Jackson

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Michelle Love-Day

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Kimmy Paluch

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Sui Lang Panoke

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Laurence Parker

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Gladymir Philppe

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