The ideal candidate is pursuing a degree in Human Resources, or related field with a focus on Employment or Administrative Law. The intern will be working directly for the Senior Manager of Employee Relations, in the Human Resources Branch. The Employee Relations team reinforces the employee/management relationship by providing assistance in three major areas including counseling dispute resolution, policy assistance, and the facilitation of formal employee relations cases. In addition, the team is responsible for anticipating the impact of Board-wide policy changes that may affect staff.
This is an ideal opportunity for a student to acquire work experience in an Employee Relations function with diverse responsibilities. There will be opportunities to shadow Employee Relations Specialists, research employment law and HR best practices, contribute to quantitative and qualitative metrics, documentation of standard operating procedures, records management, performance management, and other important projects.
The candidate must demonstrate a proven track record of working with confidential data through work experience such as previous professional internships. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required. Strong written communication skills and strong demonstrated presentation skills is required. Demonstrated experience researching and analyzing employment policies, best practices, and employment law preferred. Quantitative analytical skills is a plus.
Interns must be US Citizens and must be current, matriculated students, recent graduates are not eligible. Summer interns are expected to work 40 hours per week.