The SEED Public Charter School of Washington, D.C. (SEED DC) is the nation's first college-preparatory, public boarding school. Our mission is to provide an outstanding, intensive educational program that prepares children, both academically and socially, for success in college and beyond.
We are currently seeking a Human Resources Intern to provide administrative support to our dynamic HR Team with all of our HR initiatives including recruiting, onboarding, benefits management, and day-to-day assistance, ensuring overall accordance with the SEED School's Mission and Core Values. The HR Intern will directly support the Human Resources Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare orientation packages and participating in orientation process
Prepare training materials, slides and handouts
Verify employment for current and former employees
Conduct reference and background checks for prospective employees
Post positions to appropriate websites
Investigate benefits issues
Create New Employee files
Maintain existing personnel records and term files as needed
Research and help to implement best practices for in-house HRIS; entering data as appropriate
Hands-on experience in payroll processing/record keeping
Manage the HR team email inbox, routing and responding messages as appropriate
Provide administrative, research and logistical support for other team projects as needed
Other tasks as assigned
Working toward a Bachelor's or Master's degree focused on Human Resources, HR Management, Organizational Development or similar
Knowledge of general office procedures
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of employee data
Organized, neat, and conscientious with meticulous attention to detail
Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
Effective time management and prioritization skills
Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Ability to work independently, while contributing to an overall team effort
Strong organizational and writing skills
Ability to multi-task and collaborate effectively with a team
Must be self-motivated and able to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
We are looking for an intern that will commit to at least 10-25 hours per week
This internship is unpaid
This internship is a great opportunity to work in a dynamic environment on a historically significant campus and to learn HR best practices and innovation.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to noting \"2018 HR Internship\" in the subject line. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
The SEED Public Charter School of Washington, D.C. is committed to the letter and spirit of equality. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in hiring and employment, nor in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship, and other programs.