The Human Resources intern will directly assist the Human Resources Manager with a wide range of projects related to recruiting, onboarding/orientation, employee benefits, and training.
The internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this position, the intern will learn how to take skills he or she may have acquired in school related to his or her particular areas of interest, 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 public setting, and be better prepared to work in the arena of Human Resources and the public sector. The candidate will also have opportunities to network with the programs and finance staff.
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Reports to: Human Resources Manager
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
The Human Resources intern will learn the practical application of:
- Steps in the recruiting and hiring process, including: job evaluations, writing job descriptions, posting job openings, screening, interviewing, job offers, preparing new hire paperwork, and onboarding.
- The importance of employment law and compliance, especially regarding employment eligibility, confidentiality, proper maintenance of employee files, and forms management.
- Training employees to perform their current jobs more effectively.
- The interrelationship between HR and Finance in the areas of new employee paperwork, payroll issues related to onboarding and termination, use of a Human Resources Information System, and report generation.
- Employee benefits management issues related to plan renewal and open enrollment, benefits enrollment and termination, troubleshooting employee benefits issues, and the customer service aspect of benefits oversight.
Current enrollment in an undergraduate degree program with an interest and aptitude to work in Human Resources, or public/non-profit management/administrative fields;
Completion of 90 semester hours of undergraduate level coursework, and a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in all undergraduate level coursework;
Proficient in Microsoft Office and internet applications, detail oriented and well organized with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously;
Work Hours: Flexible, Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm (minimum 20 hours per week)
Compensation: $12.04/per hour + benefits if applicable (health, retirement, leave)
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