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Human Resources Internship
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SOME (So Others Might Eat) | Washington, DC
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Job Description

Seeking Winter Semester Interns!

Want on-the-job training in your field of study? Attention Business, Human Resources, Organizational Development, and Human Relations or related Majors.

Interns will receive a $250 monthly stipend.

Internship Overview:

Participants in this internship program must require an internship for college credit or as a requirement for graduation.The focus of the intern in this role will be to assist the HR Team with day-to-day responsibilities that are crucial to our operations. The intern will be required to engage with employees at various levels of the organization and prove themselves to be a valuable resource to anyone that has HR related questions or issues. The primary emphasis of this internship will be on Recruiting/Talent Management. Below are the responsibilities:

* Work closely with the Recruiter to learn about the recruiting process, assist with recruiting and screening applicants.
* Conduct candidate telephone screenings.
* Research and implement technology enhancements to aid the HR department including but not limited to data entry automation, employee self-service portal and emergency alert system.
* Visit at least two external HR departments to learn about their recruiting practices and report findings. Assess to determine which practices might be conducive to SOMEs standard practice.
* Research additional advertising resources for frequently open positions. In addition, register with local universities career sites to establish accounts to advertise on its career sites.
* Attend career fairs and hiring events as needed with an emphasis on Veterans and Disabled.
* Learn to use HRIS systems to include ADP, HRB and HRM application tracking system. Post positions on company website using the application tracking system and other job sites as deemed appropriate.
* Shadow HR team to become familiar with their day-to-day responsibilities.
* Check references for potential hires.
* Assist with Staff Morale events, duties might include setting up, cleaning up after an event, and planning.
* Other related duties such as copying, electronic scanning, faxing, and other assistance with projects as the need arises.
* Receive exposure to writing and development of job description.
* Learn about business aspects of running a company wellness program.
* Other related HR and Benefits support functions and special projects.
* Attend and actively participate in staff meetings.

Learning Objectives:

* The intern will be able to become familiar with the day-to-day operations of a full service HR department.
* The intern will be able to read and interpret HR policies and become familiar with how to write a policy or procedure.
* The intern will be able to identify appropriate websites and advertise positions based on the job description and needs of the department/program.
* The intern will be able to devise and post vacancy announcements for various positions.
* The intern will be able to learn and use two or more Human Resources Information Systems.
* The intern will be to learn how to properly complete a reference check for a potential hire as well as place an order for an electronic reference check.
* The intern will be able to plan and implement at least one staff morale event for the employee recognition program.
* The intern will be able to use the internet and other means to conduct research on salaries, career sites, and other related areas. Use research to assist in improving processes and to complete projects.

Qualifications: Must be a college student with good academic standing and doing an internship for college credit. A college student with a major or minor in Business and/or Human Resources is preferred. Must be able to commit to working 3 days a week during business hours (24 hours each week). Must be able to complete the entire semester.

Closing Date: November 25, 2018

Apply: Send letter of interest and resume to Carolyn Penn at cpenn@some.org. 202-753-7834. Participants must be available for an interview and reference check process. Skype interviews and Face time interviews are welcomed.