Close Date: Jan 1, 1900
The Human Resources Intern will work under the direction of the Human Resources Director and will provide support to the Management Analyst in a variety of Human Resources projects and programs. The Human Resources Intern will assist in research and compilation of data, and will assist staff in the completion of various projects and programs in the various functions. An example of a project includes doing research and assisting staff in updating the City’s and District’s job classification plan. The Intern will conduct research on Human Resources best practices in public sector organizations.
The Human Resources Department’s is committed to providing excellent services in the areas of: Recruitment and selection; Benefits Administration; Classification & Compensation; Labor and Employee Relations (Labor Contract Negotiations, Discipline, and Grievance Management); Training and Development; Performance Management; Succession/Workforce Planning; Employee Safety; and Worker’s Compensation Administration etc.
The ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management or related area; have strong research, analytical and written skills.
Coursework in Classification and Compensation which is generally part of the Business Administration major, emphasis on Human Resources Management will provide the background for the intern in this assignment. The intern will have the opportunity to apply coursework learned in a real live work setting which will provide invaluable experience to the Intern. The project will ultimately result in the update of the City’s and District’s Classification Plan.
Min. two years of college, preferably at the level in which course cores or relevant business/public administration and/or human resources courses have been completed. No work experience is required but the ability to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities which would typically be acquired through:
· Equivalent to Bachelor of Arts or Science degree with an emphasis in Human Resources at the junior/senior level.
This is ideal for the student looking to receive class credit as part of the Internship Class in the university program.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
· Ability to work with minimal supervision, strong analytical skills, effective writing skills; and oral presentations; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with the public and employees contacted in the course of work.
· Ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include sitting for extended periods of time and operating assigned office equipment.
· Ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information, in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
· Ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential intern functions.
This Internship opportunity provides invaluable experience and is unpaid and without benefits.