Options for contacting the Governor’s Office.

Comments to the Governor

Correspondence: Declarations and Letters

  • Request a Declaration
    Declarations are non-binding documents signed by the Governor of Utah in recognition of special events or significant issues. 
  • Request a Letter
    Here are some reasons you might request a letter from the Governor: honor an Eagle Scout, celebrating a 50th Wedding Anniversary, etc

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The Utah Office of the Governor offers unpaid internship opportunities for undergraduate students who have an interest in Utah politics, public service, and communications, or are looking to experience the day-to-day operations of Utah’s top chief executive.

The internship is a great opportunity to get a unique perspective into state government, gain a better understanding of what goes into public service, plus experience first-hand the duties of the governor and the governor’s staff.

Internship dates

Fall: September 2019 – December 2019
Deadline: Friday, June 28, 2019

Winter/Legislative Session: January 2020 – April 2020
Deadline: Friday, November 15, 2019

Summer: May 2020 – August 2020
Deadline: Friday, April 10, 2019

Students will be contacted within two weeks of the application deadline if chosen for an interview.

If interested in applying, please send a cover letter, resume, unofficial college transcript and writing sample (two pages maximum) to Celeste Winegar at The cover letter should include the following:

  • a brief intro of the student
  • dates and times of availability
  • whether they are taking the internship for credit
  • specify which internship applying for

**Note: If applying for a communications internship, please be sure to note any active social media platforms you use and your handles in your cover letter or resumé.

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

The Office of Governor Gary R. Herbert
350 North State Street, Suite 200
PO Box 142220
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2220
 Phone: 801-538-1000
 Toll Free: 800-705-2464