Utah’s part-time employment rate returning to historic highs

Eric Paulsen is 26, single and a full-time student at the University of Utah studying comparative literature and creative writing. When he isn’t studying or in class, Paulsen holds down two part-time jobs. Mondays through Fridays, he puts in 25 hours a week at a law firm in Salt Lake City. On weekends, he waits tables for eight hours at a restaurant in Taylorsville. Paulsen swears the pace is worth it. “The reason I work two part-time jobs is because I have a lot of ambition for school. Not onl...

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