Employment Type: Volunteer
The Human Resources Intern is an unpaid virtual position. He/She will directly assist the Human Resources Department with a range of projects related to HR compliance, recruiting, risk management, onboarding/orientation and employee benefits. This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this position, the intern will learn to apply the skills he or she may have acquired in school related to his or her particular areas of interest in a professional setting.
Typical tasks include:
- Provide support during the new hire on-boarding process and assist with employee orientation.
- Create, update, and maintain employee personnel files in accordance with City policies.
- Assist in the development and delivery of employee training programs.
- Assist with benefits administration such as adding/terminating coverage and open enrollment.
- Assist with the planning, development, and execution of recruitments.
- Provide support for Worker’s Compensation claims such as filing first reports of injury, updating documentation and follow-up with employees.
- Assist with special projects as needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Must have ability to conduct research and prepare clear and concise reports and analysis.
- Must have strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task and excellent oral and written communication skills
- Must have ability to communicate in a professional, friendly and tactful manner.
- Must have knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Terms and Conditions
This position requires a minimum 2-3-month commitment for an average of 10-15 hours per week,
which will be completed virtually in the Digital Graphic Designer assistant’s own office or home. Position commitment is subject to renew and extension by agreement from both parties.
Benefits Available to Intern
Although this is an unpaid internship that does not lead to paid employment, students and recent graduates are offered an excellent opportunity to:
- Build resumes and explore career options.
- Apply skills and knowledge to the workplace.
- Fulfill college/university internship requirements.
- Network in their field of interest with professionals who are dedicated to making a positive difference in local government.