Human Resources Intern - Kansas City
Major Brands - Kansas City, MO

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This internship position is intended to expose students to common human resources practices and problems while broadening the successful candidate’s knowledge and experience in his or her future endeavors. An understanding and application of human resources principles and Major Brands’ tools and personnel philosophies is necessary to satisfactorily perform tasks assigned by the VP-HR. Much of this knowledge will be learned on the job. The position will be exposed to all facets of the organization and will be responsible for attaining a working understanding of all departments in order to assist them with related human resources projects in collaboration with other HR employees.

Job knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Personable, able to comfortably and pleasantly deal with a variety of people
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Problem solving capabilities necessary to accomplish the duties and tasks
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to effectively learn and acquire new knowledge and skills
  • Ability to share knowledge and work in a strong team oriented environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ACT, and e-mail
Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Recruiting
    • Post new positions on various websites including Monster.com
    • Manage incoming resumes through Hire True, track and coordinate with hiring manager
    • Coordinate candidate interviews, drug screens, physicals, and testing
    • Coordinate background checks
    • Complete and mail out offer letters
  • New Hire Onboarding
    • Prepare packets
    • Schedule orientation
    • Enhancements to the program
  • Reward and Recognition
    • Evaluate vendors
    • Research and develop new ideas