Internship Staff

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide exceptional opportunities, service, and advisement to UVU students as well as comprehensive information, assistance, and dedication to experience providers.

Our Staff

Marsha Haynes | Director of Internship Services | 801.863.6004 |

Marsha HaynesInternships, Internships, Internships! That is my passion right now in my position as Director of Internship Services. I have been the director since 2007 and enjoy helping students find professional engagement opportunities that will enhance their careers by giving them actual experience in their major field of study.

Before becoming the Director of Internship Services I was involved in career counseling both on the high school and university level. I worked at Bingham High School in the career center and counseling office and later at UVU as a career counselor. I serve on the Board for the Women’s Business Network for the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce, am a member of several national internship organizations as well as the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

I have a Bachelor’s degree from BYU in General Studies with an emphasis in Business Management and a Master of Education degree from California State University East Bay. I teach on-line and face-to-face Career and Major Exploration courses as an adjunct professor here at UVU. In addition I am a certified professional interview coach and resume writer. It is a pleasure to work with UVU students as well as employers in the community.

-Marsha Haynes


Lindsey Lambson | Administrative Support | 801.863.6589 |

Kathy Ardmore Before coming to Utah Valley University, I worked at a Washington State community college for almost 35 years. My husband and I recently moved to Utah County to be closer to family and enjoy the wonderful sunny weather!

I am excited about the opportunity to serve as Administrative Support to Internship Services. The people here are open and friendly and definitely student oriented! The benefits of internships for both employers and students are limitless. If you are a student at Utah Valley University, I would definitely encourage you to consider doing an internship, as an ideal step toward your future career!

-Kathy Ardmore



Garrett Wahlquist | Internship Recruiting Assistant | 801.863.5368 |

Garrett WahlquistBorn and raised in San Diego, California, I left my home to obtain a great education here at Utah Valley University. I am a Public and Community Health major planning on continuing my education with master’s degrees in healthcare administration and public health. As a fellow student, I understand the need to prepare now for a bright future.

One of the best ways to prepare for a future in graduate school or the career field is through an internship. As an Internship Recruiting Assistant, I work to find the best possible internships for UVU students. As the Internship Services Staff, we strive to prepare students for a great future. We want to make sure you leave UVU with the keys to success.

Before I graduate I plan on doing an internship because I know of the great benefits that come from it. I hope you consider it too. Remember, hot internships lead to cool jobs!

-Garrett Wahlquist



Tiffany McKay | Internship Recruiting Assistant | 801.863.7436 |

Tiffany McKaySpring of 2010, I interned with the Walt Disney Company in Orlando, Florida, and had the time of my life! I learned important marketing and merchandising skills, but most importantly, self-discovery. By having this experience it has set my resume apart from other candidates, and I look forward to graduating and starting a marketing career!

This summer I moved to Utah County with my husband in pursuit of finishing a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. I originally attended Weber State University and graduated with an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science.

Internships open the doors of potential. As an Internship Recruiting Assistant I research and assist in developing internships with not only local companies, but worldwide. I enjoy helping students find their dream internship. Come stop by our office and see the possibilities that could be discovered or even created for your future!

-Tiffany McKay



Jordan Guinn | Internship Recruiting Assistant | 801.863.7531 |

Jordan GuinnAs a kid, I moved around a lot. I am so glad that my family’s final destination was here in Lindon, Utah where I had the opportunity to get a scholarship to UVU and begin my college career. I am currently getting my bachelor’s degree in History and Minoring in Political Science.

During my sophomore year of college, I was able to intern for Governor Romney’s 2012 Presidential Campaign. I was able to work hands on with his staff and gain a great relationship with the volunteers who donated their time to the cause.

My internship was one of the best decisions I ever made. The relationships I built with state and national political figures and staff members are absolutely priceless. Less than a year later, it has already helped me get a job here at UVU Internship Services. I would encourage every student to come meet with us here at Internship Services. It will change your life!

-Jordan Guinn



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