The American Public Health Association champions the health of all people and all communities. We are the only organization that combines a 150-year perspective, a broad-based member community and the ability to influence policy to improve the public's health.
The Human Resources Unit is currently looking for a Human Resources Intern to join our team! This position is ideal for students looking to obtain experience in Human Resources by exploring a variety of HR-related projects. APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, DC.
How You Will Contribute & Responsibilities:
Support and manage APHA internship program;
Research professional development and diversity inclusion best practices
Assist with Special HR Projects (i.e., Develop SOPs for HR, Supervisors, and Employees; Enhance APHA intern orientation onboarding process, i.e.)
Provide HR administrative support to HR team, and coordinate employee engagement events.
Document processes and procedures that may increase administrative efficiencies
Other projects and duties as assigned.
Be a rising sophomore, junior or senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related fields
Have advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Possess intellectual curiosity for the intersection of organizational effectiveness and talent management
Show initiative and an interest in applying problem-solving skills
Creative and think outside the box
Be detail-oriented and collaborate with others
Have strong organizational, project management, and communication skills
Duration; 6 months; up 20 hours a week in the fall or spring; and/or up to 35 hours a week in the summer. Must be willing to work two days in the office.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for an internship position should upload the following information (please include your last name in all filenames when uploading materials. You should use this format (LastName.CoverLetter): https://internships-apha.icims.com.
A writing sample;
Unofficial transcript; and
At least two letters of recommendations (Employer or Professor). You may upload the letters of recommendation, or you may send the letters of recommendation to: Recruitment@apha.org.
Vaccination Policy: Interns must adhere to APHA COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate Policy.
Deadline date: May 20, 2023 @5 pm EST (Eastern Standard Time)
EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.
APHA champions the health of all people and all communities. We strengthen the public health profession. We speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science. We are the only organization that combines a nearly 150-year perspective, a broad-based member community and the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public's health.
Improve the health of the public and achieve equity in health status
Create the healthiest nation in one generation
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