Intergovernmental Internship Cooperative

IIC 2017-2018 Schedule

October - December

SUU Career Fair: November 2, 2017

  • Career fair at Southern Utah University. Recruiting for any fall positions and spreading awareness

IIC Steering Committee Meetings

  • Second Wednesday of each month.

Annual Partner check-ins

  • Annual site visits to IIC Partner locations will be scheduled throughout November, December and January.

Place marketing order: October 1, 2017

  • Replenish marketing supplies for coming recruiting season


DSU Summer Employment Fair

  • Career fair at Dixie State University for any fall positions and spreading awareness about the IIC Program.
  • Collecting emails for the IIC google group.

Annual Partner check-ins

  • Site visits to IIC Partner locations continue as needed.

CIC Crew Recruitment Begins

Crew Postings up on IIC and SUU Websites

2018 Crew Agency Meetings

  • All Month: Scheduled by location

IIC Mentor Training: Wednesday January 17

2018 Agencies confirm number of crews requested

  • January 25th, Thursday

2018 Agencies confirm Crew Budgets

  • January 25th, Thursday


Miranda Gubler, IIC Internship Coordinator, is on maternity leave. Will be posting / tracking internships remotely

Public Land Employment Day: Wednesday February 7th

First Level Postings: February 1st – March 15th

  • February 1st – March 15th

IIC Steering Committee Meeting: Wednesday February 14th

DSU Internship Fair: Wednesday February 21

SUU Career Fair: Thursday February 22


Youth Crew Recruiting Starts:

  • High school visits for the YCC and CIC Crews

Second Level Postings: March 16th – April 15th

  • March 16th – April 15th
  • These postings may miss most face to face recruiting events and will be almost exclusively web based recruiting.

IIC Steering Committee Meeting: Wednesday March 14th.

SUU Spring Break

  • March 12th – March 16th


Crew Project Cut Off: Friday April 6th

  • Agencies must submit ALL crew projects to the IIC Crew Manager, by Friday April 6th. This will make it possible for Danny to decide the number of crews we need to hire for and a decent schedule for each crew.

Early Start Human Resources Sessions: Thursdays April 5, 12, and 19

    • All sessions will take place in the IIC Conference Room from 10:00 – 11:00 AM
  • Thursdays: April 5, 12, and 19
  • All interns that absolutely must start working by April 30 (or earlier) must attend a session at least 1 week prior to their start date.
  • Interns must bring proper I-9 Documents and Direct Deposit documents for payroll.
  • Interns that only need HR signatures but do not need to complete new hire packets may attend this session to obtain a signature and then leave.

Early Start Agreement AND Budget sheet Deadline: April 5th for prior to May 8th starts

  • If you want your Intern to start prior to the intern orientation on May 8th agreements and budgets are due by April 5th.

Regular Start Agreement Deadline: Agreements due by April 27th for May 8th starts

  • Interns that will be attending the orientation must have their start date listed as May 8th or earlier
  • Agreements are due by April 27th

IIC Steering Committee Meeting: Wednesday April 11th

Last Day of Semester: April 26th

Final Exams: April 30 – May 3


Southern Utah University Commencement Exercises: May 4

Crew Recruiting Ends

Intern, Crew Leader, and CIC Crew Orientation: May 8th

  • ALL INTERNS need to attend this Orientation including returning interns
    • Human Resources will be completing the paperwork for all new hires on this date.
    • Handbooks and T-shirts distributed.
    • The start of Computer based training will be available for interns that wish to attend.

CPR and Defensive Driving: May 9th

  • Defensive Driving available either May 9th

Computer Based Open Lab: May 10th

  • FISSA, Sexual Harassment, Pesticide, State DD

YCC complete Human Resources Paperwork: May 25th

  • The IIC will accompany the HR team and go to all YCC locations to complete all I9 new hire documentation. Two groups will leave SUU in the morning.

YCC Crew and Intern Catch up Orientation: May 29th

  • All YCC Crew Members and Interns that did not / could not attend on May 8th must attend a shortened Orientation
    • Catch any missing paperwork on this day
    • All YCC should be able to access timesheets
    • Handbooks and T-shirts will be handed out

YCC Crew Training Week: May 29th – 31st

  • YCC training
  • Trails training

IIC Steering Committee Meeting: Wednesday May 8th


Crew Boots on the Ground: June 4th

  • Crews have completed trainings and are ready to start at Agency Sites

Start of UNIV-2890: First Summer Session

  • Course for Internship Credit

IIC Steering Committee Meeting: Wednesday June 13th


Intern Check-in’s and Progress reports

YCC Vacation Week

  • July 2 – July 7 (Monday – Saturday)

IIC Steering Committee Meeting: Wednesday July 11th


  • Wednesday July 4th Independence Day
  • Tuesday July 24th Pioneer Day, State of UT official holiday


End of Season Gathering: Wednesday August 15th

  • Advisory Board Meeting: August 15th
  • Poster Symposium: August 13 - 15
  • Dinner and Award Ceremony: 4:00 – 7:00 PM at SUU Upper Quad

YCC Crew Final Day: August 9th

  • Forest Service Crew Gathering: August 9th (may change)

CIC Crew Final Day: August 16th

IIC Terminations Begin

SUU School Year Begins: August 27th

  • All Interns still active must drop to 20 hrs. per week.

CIC Fall Crew Starts: September 1st

Other Relevant Dates:

Southern Utah University 2018 Commencement: May 4, 2018

Dixie State University 2018 Commencement: May 4, 2018

Iron County School District 2018 last day in session: May 23, 2018

  • Canyon View High School
  • Cedar High School
  • Parowan High School

Washington County School District 2018 last day in session: May 24, 2018

  • Desert Hills High School
  • Dixie High School
  • Hurricane High School
  • Pine Valley High School
  • Snow Canyon High School

Garfield County School District 2018 last day in session: May 25, 2018

  • Escalante High

Fredonia School District 2018 last day in session: June 22, 2018

  • Fredonia High