Human Resources Intern

11 months ago(2/22/2017 3:49 PM)
# of Openings
Human Resources


We have an outstanding opportunity for a Human Resources Intern to join our organization! The Human Resources Intern will assist with and carry out special projects including HRIS related projects, learning and development sessions, coordinating and assisting with company-wide employee functions, and supporting initiatives related to safety and security. This position also performs or assists with routine administrative work, personnel file audit and compliance, organizational surveys, recruiting activities such as resume screening, and other job duties as assigned.


  • Assist with and carry out special projects as assigned. Examples of potential projects include:
    • Developing Requests for Proposals to solicit outside firms for contractual work.
    • Updating retirement plans and relevant data.
    • Construct materials to inform, update and engage employees about benefit plans or other human resources programs.
    • Coordinating and assisting organization-wide employee functions and events.
    • Assisting and facilitating learning and development sessions for WaterOne employees.
    • Supporting HRIS related projects.
    • Supporting projects and/or initiatives related to safety and security functions.
  • Express interest and learn from various departments of the organization by shadowing and working with different dynamics of a public water utility.
  • Assist with routine administrative work.
  • Assist with personnel file audit and compliance information.
  • Conduct various peer organization surveys to research, develop and gain understanding of HR policies and respective proposals.
  • Assist with recruitment activities such as resume screening and reference checks.
  • Attend meetings regarding projects as assigned. Must attend at least one (1) WaterOne Board Meeting.
  • Write specifications, memos, and letters as assigned.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.


  • Must at a minimum be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, and current enrollment in a degree program related to human resources, public administration, business administration or a closely related field.
  • Aptitude to continue a career in management /administrative fields in the public or non-profit sectors.
  • Requires the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks concurrently, meet deadlines, work independently, and exercise good judgment.
  • Must be able to create and maintain accurate records and reports.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Requires good interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communications skills, and good listening skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and continuously meet WaterOne driving standards.
  • Must pass post offer medical exam, including drug screen and background verification.


Physical Job Requirements:


  • Must be able to move or transport items weighing up to 20 lbs. occasionally.
  • Must be able to use a computer for up to several hours a day.
  • Must be able to move from one location to another frequently.
  • Must be able to operate a vehicle.



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