Human Resources Intern
Detroit Zoological Society - Royal Oak, MI

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DESCRIPTION

The Human Resources Internship is an unpaid, for credit only, intern position at the Detroit Zoological Society. The student must be eligible to obtain credit through an accredited college or university. The Human Resources Intern will work 16-25 hours per week with the Human Resources Team from January through May. The time frame is flexible based on student availability and semester dates.

Under the general direction and supervision of the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resources Intern provides general clerical support, assembles and maintains highly confidential information and assists with special projects.
This internship will provide hands-on experience and involve all facets of the Human Resources Division. The intern will be responsible for projects and be assigned specific areas of responsibility during the internship based on personal interest, education, experience and Human Resources Division needs.

Credit:
Students must provide information from their school on internship requirements as well as the certification documentation necessary to receive credit.

DUTIES

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Perform a variety of highly responsible confidential clerical and administrative duties for the Human Resources Department
  • Perform background checks
  • Assist with correspondence to job applicants
  • Complete HR projects in a timely fashion
  • Work confidentially with discretion
  • Maintains an organized workflow and is able to determine priorities
  • Assemble hiring and benefits packets and assist HR team at new hire orientation
  • Assist with seasonal hiring of 100+ employees
  • Interact with employees and candidates to provide information and answer questions in an accurate and knowledgeable manner
  • Maintains confidential HR records (both written and electronic), which includes routine filing and updating of employment related documents, as assigned
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Junior or senior level college students enrolled in Human Resources or Business degree programs
  • The student MUST be eligible to earn college credit for the internship
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint; Internet proficiency
  • Be detail-oriented and have excellent organization and communication skills
  • Be open to meeting new people and working on a variety of tasks and projects
  • Creative, responsible, friendly, and enthusiastic
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a timely manner
The Detroit Zoological Society is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to diversity in our workforce. We maintain a drug free workplace, perform pre-employment substance abuse screening and background checks. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Perform a variety of highly responsible confidential clerical and administrative duties for the Human Resources Department
  • Perform background checks
  • Assist with correspondence to job applicants
  • Complete HR projects in a timely fashion
  • Work confidentially with discretion
  • Maintains an organized workflow and is able to determine priorities
  • Assemble hiring and benefits packets and assist HR team at new hire orientation
  • Assist with seasonal hiring of 100+ employees
  • Interact with employees and candidates to provide information and answer questions in an accurate and knowledgeable manner
  • Maintains confidential HR records (both written and electronic), which includes routine filing and updating of employment related documents, as assigned
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

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