The campaigns listed on our website directly reached out to the Hinckley Institute for interns and volunteers. If your campaign is interested in working with Hinckley Interns, please apply  under "Become an Approved 2016 Campaign." 

Ben McAdams for Salt Lake County Mayor


Ben McAdams has served as the Salt Lake County Mayor since 2013. He is running for a second term. Mayor McAdams has been a strong advocate for ending homelessness, LGBT rights, early childhood education, and criminal justice reform. McAdams was the U of U student body President from 1999-2000.


Party Affiliation


Areas of Specialization

The campaign will focus on field organization, fundraising, communication, and event planning.



Our interns/volunteers will learn the workings of a campaign from many different perspectives such as field organizing, fundraising, communications, and event planning. Former campaign experience is not needed.


Qualifications of an Ideal applicant

No former campaign experience is needed. An ideal intern/volunteer would be someone who is ready to work hard and represent Ben McAdams.