The Intergovernmental Internship Cooperative (IIC) is a partnership between Southern Utah University and the Land Management Agencies and Native American Tribes of Southern Utah, Northern Arizona and Eastern Nevada. Together, we develop challenging Internship opportunities for students from most SUU degree programs and in a diversity of exciting professional fields. IIC partners mentor their interns providing “real world” work experience that can complement their academic pursuits and help prepare them for a successful career.
IIC Vision Statement:
The Intergovernmental Internship Cooperative (IIC) develops “tomorrow’s public land leaders” by serving as a centralized resource of commitment and engaged partners between students and public land agencies. We are collaborating to provide relevant and meaningful educational experiences and career opportunities to diverse university s and other youth in the region. We encourage stewardship of and appreciation for the richness of the region’s lands and resources.
IIC Mission Statement
The IIC provides a unique organizational structure to network and communicate, access and share resources and efficiently create and administer shared programs between University and regional youth in partnership with public land agencies.