Human Resources Internship (Summer Intership)
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The Human Resources internship is designed to be both educational and provide practical experience in a variety of HR functions. In this position, the intern will gain a better understanding of the role that Human Resources plays in an organization and be better prepared to work in a Human Resources department. The candidate will also have opportunities to network with other functional areas of a Performing Arts Center.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
* Participate as part of the HR team on a variety of projects and employment support functions.
* Follow employment law and compliance regarding employment eligibility, confidentiality, proper maintenance of employee files, and forms management.
* Prepare new hire packets and assist with recruiting and new hire orientation.
* Update the Standard Operating Procedures by researching current processes and making necessary changes to documentation.
* Learn the interrelationship of HR and Finance in the areas of new employee paperwork, payroll issues related to onboarding and termination, use of a payroll management database, compliance, benefits administration, and report generation.
* Assist with cleaning current payroll data and preparing for a possible payroll conversion to a new vendor.
* Assist with setting up various HR modules (Performance Management, Applicant Tracking, Benefits Administration, etc.) on the HRIS system.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):
* Interest in some facet of the Human Resources field. (Recruiting, Employee Relations, Benefits, Safety/Wellness, etc.)
* Ability to appropriately manage information of a highly confidential nature.
* Strong written and oral communication skills.
* Good time management, prioritization, and organizational skills.
* Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, changing environment.
* Proficiency with the Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Hours of availability: M-F (9-5)
This is an unpaid internship.
While performing the duties of this internship, the intern is regularly required to sit and use the telephone. The intern is frequently required to walk or stand; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The intern is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
human resources, recruiting, microsoft word, time management, employee relations, performance management, onboarding, hris, microsoft outlook, payroll services, benefits administration, organization, employment law, confidentiality, new hire processes