The Human Resources Intern will directly assist the Director of Human Resources with a variety of HR projects related to HR compliance, processes and HRIS systems. This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this position, the intern will learn how to take skills she or he may have acquired in school related to Human Resources and apply them in a professional setting. He or she will gain a better understanding of the role that Human Resources can play in a non-profit setting and be better prepared to work in the arena of human resources and the nonprofit sector. The candidate will also have opportunities to partner with other business units within the program. This is a non-paid internship. Preferred hours are 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday -Friday, however willing to be flexible to support class schedule.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Support HR team members through the lifecycle of recruiting and onboarding new hires.
• Work on key HR project(s) with a summer-end deliverable.
• Review and Streamline HR Processes
• Data entry and analysis of HR related information.
• Assist with planning of training programs.
• Support ad hoc projects.
The Human Resources Intern will learn the practical application of:
• Employment Law and Compliance: focus on employment eligibility and file maintenance,
• Steps in the recruiting and hiring process,
• HRIS systems
• Standard HR processes – leave management, onboarding, termination, etc
Skill Set Required
Qualifications and Requirements:
• Current or recent enrollment in a graduate or undergraduate Human Resource degree program with an interest and aptitude to work in Human Resources, or non-profit management/administrative fields.
• Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and internet applications.
• Analytical Capabilities.
• Attention to details.
• Action orientated and ability to follow up.
• Student Member of SHRM a plus.
• Must be able to demonstrate strong verbal and written communication and telephone skills.
• Must have excellent organizational and analytical skills with an acute attention to detail.
• Must be able to exercise a high level of confidentiality in working with sensitive information.
• An eagerness to learn, ability to work independently, and readiness for responsibility.
We are an EEO/AA Employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by phone at 410-735-5433 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.
Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)
Baltimore , MD
Spring (Feb - May), Summer (Jun - Aug)
Hours per week:
20 or more hours
U.S. Citizen/U.S. National
March 15, 2019
Resume, Cover Letter
Please submit your resume @ http://www.lifeinc.org/join-our-team/